1. President Obama will become the first sitting U.S. president to visit Hiroshima, one of the two Japanese cities the U.S. hit with atomic bombs to force Japan’s surrender in World War II. The highly symbolic trip, set for late May, is meant to further the quest to rid the world of nuclear weapons, according to a presidential aide, “not revisit the decision to use the atomic bomb.” Above, a memorial ceremony last year for the 70th anniversary of the bombing.
3. “The first E.T. candidate.” That’s what space enthusiasts have called Mrs. Clinton, who has proved surprisingly willing to discuss the possibility of extraterrestrial beings and pledges to open the files on Area 51. Asked recently if she believed in U.F.O.s, she said that she didn’t know, but tha...
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