U.S. President Barack Obama laid out his energy policy during a speech at Georgetown University in Washington on March 30, 2011. Obama said he wants the U.S. to reduce oil imports by a third in the next 10 years.
Hundreds of people across Israel and Palestinian territories are holding a series of rallies marking "Land Day," recalling an incident in 1976 when Israeli troops shot and killed six people during protests against land confiscations.
On March 30, 1981, John Hinckley Jr. shot six bullets in an attempt to assassinate President Ronald Reagan. Of six shots fired, Reagan was hit, as well as Press Secretary James Brady, D.C. Police Officer Thomas Delahanty and Secret Service agent Timothy McCarthy. In 1982, Hinckley was found not guilty by reason of insanity.
British actress Helen Mirren places her hands in wet cement during a hand & footprint ceremony in the forecourt of Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles on March 28, 2011. Mirren's prints are the 202nd addition to Gruaman's.
Photos from the Commission on Wartime Contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan regarding the Pentagon's progress toward saving money on federal contracting for contingencies such as the U.S. involvement in Afghanistan on Capitol Hill in Washington on March 28, 2011.
March 25, 2011 marks the 100th anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire when 146 factory workers died in the deadliest industrial disaster in New York city's history. Eye witness accounts by United Press reporter William G. Shepherd along with other reports during the following days and weeks brought the conditions of garment worker into public scrutiny.
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