Tuesday night will mark the last time President Obama travels to Capitol Hill to address both houses of Congress for his annual State of the Union speech. Aides have announced that the speech will focus mainly on the president's optimistic outlook about America's future, along with a look back at his administration's achievements.
At the White House on Tuesday, President Obama introduced 10 new provisions aimed at reducing the gun violence he says is plaguing the entire country, as evidenced by the spate of mass shootings that have occurred over the last several years.
The State's Attorney in Baltimore, Marilyn Mosby, announced on Friday morning that the coroner's office had ruled the death of Freddie Gray a homicide. Gray died while in police custody on April 19, setting off a wave of protests and violence in the city that lasted several days, garnering national attention.