The birth control controversy

President Barack Obama’s plan for birth control has turned into an issue with extensive concerns. This policy would require that employers provide health insurance plans that cover the cost of birth control pills to their female employees. This plan would also include females who work at religiously-based organizations.

Obama ends combat missions in Iraq

On Aug. 31, President Barack Obama announced that the combat missions in Iraq were over. In his second speech from the Oval Office, the president recognized American soldiers, their families and all other civilians, for their patience during the war. He also said that the Iraqi people and its government will be able to count on the U.S.’s support in restoring the country.