Half Title Page.
Thematic Table of Contents.
List of Document Sources.
How to Use This Book.
Overview of 2014.
1: State of the Union Address and Republican Response.
2: President Obama Delivers the State of the Union Address.
3: Rep. Rodgers Delivers Republican Response to the State of the Union Address.
4: ISIL Captures Fallujah; U.S. Vows Support for Iraq.
5: United States Discusses Continuing Commitment to Iraq.
6: Congressional Testimony on Growing Terrorist Threat in Iraq.
7: Iraq Remarks on Security Situation in Fallujah.
8: United Nations-Brokered Syrian Peace Talks Conclude Without Agreement.
9: Peace Talks Conclude Without Consensus.
10: UN Envoy Apologizes for Lack of Progress on Syria.
11: Sochi Hosts the 2014 Winter Olympic Games.
12: Putin Opens IOC Session in Sochi.
13: IOC President Opens the Sochi Winter Olympics.
14: United Nations Report on North Korea's Human Rights Abuses.
15: UN Report on North Korean Human Rights Violations.
16: North Korea Responds to UN Human Rights Report.
17: Venezuelan Government Cracks Down on Protests Amid U.S. Concern.
18: Secretary Kerry Raises Concern About Crackdown on Venezuelan Protesters.
19: Venezuelan Government Accuses United States of Supporting Coup.
20: Supreme Court Rules on Whistleblower Protection.
21: Lawson V. FMRLLC.
22: Crimea Votes to Secede From Ukraine.
23: Acting President of Ukraine on Crimea Referndum.
24: Crimea Admitted Into the Russian Federation.
25: NATO-Ukraine Commission Remarks on Russian Military Intervention in Ukraine.
26: Disappearance of Malaysian Airlines Flight.
27: Prime Minister Razak on the Search for MH370.
28: Australian Prime Minister on Involvement in the Search for MH370.
29: Prime Minster Razak Announces the Assumption that MH370 Crashed.
30: Abbott and Najib Hold Joint Press Conference on Search for MH370.
31: President Obama's National Security Agency Reform Proposal Released.
32: President Obama Remarks on NSA Data Collection.
33: Supreme Court Rules on Campaign Contributions.
34: McCutcheon v. FEC.
35: U.S., Palestinian, and Israeli Leaders Remark on Peace Process.
36: Israeli Prime Minister on Negotiations with Palestine.
37: Secretary Kerry and Israeli Foreign Minister Speak on Peace Process.
38: Palestinian Minister of Information on Israeli Occupation.
39: Secretary Kerry Remarks on the Ceasefire in Gaza.
40: President Obama Signs Wage Gap Executive Order.
41: President Obama Signs Wage Gap Legislation.
42: President Obama Remarks on Signing Wage Gap Legislation.
43: Supreme Court Rules on Affirmative Action in Higher Education.
44: Schuette v. BAMN.
45: First Affordable Care Act Deadline Passes.
46: HHS Report Details ACA Enrollment.
47: Nigerian Government and African Union Respond to Kidnapping by Boko Haram.
48: Nigerian Government Remarks on Kidnapping by Boko Haram.
49: African Union Remarks on Kidnapping in Nigeria.
50: Supreme Court Rules on Prayer in Council Meetings.
51: Town of Greece v. Galloway.
52: European Union Court Backs Right to Be Forgotten in Google Case.
53: European Court Backs Right to Be Forgotten.
54: Federal Communications Commission Proposes Net Neutrality Rules.
55: FCC Announces Net Neutrality Rulemaking Effort.
56: FCC Chair Tom Wheeler Remarks on Net Neutrality.
57: FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn on Net Neutrality.
58: Secretary Kerry and Prime Minister Modi Remark on Historic Indian Election.
59: Secretary Kerry Offers Congratulations to New Indian Leaders.
60: Prime Minister Modi Forms Government.
61: Shri Narendra Modi Assumes Office as 15th Prime Minister of India.
62: Thai Military Seizes Power in Coup.
63: Secretary Kerry Responds to Thailand Coup.
64: Department of Defense Curbs Thai Military Engagements.
65: General Prayut Remarks on the Situation in Thailand Following Coup.
66: Veterans Affairs Secretary Resigns Amid Scathing Report.
67: Secretary Shinseki Remarks on Veterans Affairs Crisis.
68: President Obama Accepts Sec. Shinseki's Resignation.
69: Department of Veterans Affairs Releases Audit Results.
70: President Obama Remarks on Release of Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl.
71: President Obama Issues Statement on Sgt. Bergdahl's Release.
72: President Obama and Sgt. Bergdahl's Parents Welcome Release.
73: U.S., United Nations, and Swedish Leaders on Installation of Palestinian Unity Government.
74: Rep. Royce Expresses Concern about Unity Government.
75: Un Secretary Ban on Palestinian Unity Government.
76: Swedish Foreign Affair Minister Remarks on Palestinian Statehood.
77: Egyptian President Sisi on His Inauguration.
78: New Egyptian President Gives Inaugural Address.
79: United Nations and U.S. Respond to Increasing Violence in Mosul.
80: State Department Condemns ISIL Attack on Mosul.
81: UN Expresses Concern about ISIL Threat in Iraq.
82: UN Urges for Humanitarian Aid in Iraq.
83: House Subcommittee Holds Hearing on General Motors Ignition Switch Recall.
84: Rep. Murphy Opens General Motors Hearing.
85: Rep. Upton Remarks on General Motors Recall.
86: GM CEO Barra Testifies Before Congress on Recall.
87: Supreme Court Rules on Aereo Television Service.
88: American Broadcast Cos. v. Aereo.
89: Supreme Court Rules on Cell Phone Privacy.
90: Riley v. California.
91: Supreme Court Rules on Affordable Care Act Birth Control Mandate.
92: Burwell v. Hobby Lobby.
93: Supreme Court Rules on Union Contributions by Public Employees.
94: Harris v. Quinn.
95: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Details Growing Refugee Crisis in Iraq and Syria.
96: UN Raises Concerns About Dwindling Resources for Syrian Refugees.
97: UN Calls for Political Solution in Iraq.
98: UN on New Humanitarian Push in Iraq.
99: UN Says Three Million Syrians Have Fled Their Homes.
100: U.S. and Iraqi Officials on New Iraqi Leadership.
101: Secretary Kerry Congratulates New Parliamentary Leaders.
102: President Obama Meets With New Prime Minister Abadi.
103: California Death Penalty Declared Unconstitutional.
104: Jones v. Chappell.
105: Preliminary Report on Downing of Malaysian Flight Released.
106: Prime Minister Rutte On MH17.
107: Ukrainian Prime Minster on Malaysia Airlines Crash.
108: Preliminary Dutch Safety Board Report on MH17.
109: Iranian, European Union, and U.S. Leaders Remark on Nuclear Talks.
110: Secretary Kerry on the Delay of Nuclear Talks With Iran.
111: Eu, Iranian Leaders on Nuclear Talks Extension.
112: Local Officials Respond to Officer-Involved Shootings.
113: Nwe York City Officials Discuss Garner Shooting.
114: Missouri Governor Remarks on Situation in Ferguson.
115: President Obama Signs LGBT Employment Protection Executive Order.
116: Executive Order 13672.
117: Obama Remarks on Signing LGBT Protections.
118: European Court of Human Rights Rules on Poland's Involvement With CIA Secret Prisons.
119: EU Court Rules on Polish Involvement in CIA Torture.
120: International Leaders Announce Sanctions Against Russia.
121: G7 Leaders on Continuing Conflict in Ukraine.
122: President Obama Announces New Sanctions.
123: International Leaders on Ebola Outbreak in West Africa.
124: WHO Details Response to Ebola in West Africa.
125: CDC Briefing on Ebola Outbreak.
126: UN Security Council Adopts Resolution on Ebola.
127: President Obama on Ebola Response.
128: Senator Feinstein and the White House Remark on CIA Hacking.
129: Sen. Feinstein Reacts to CIA Report on Hacking.
130: White House Press Conference on Hacking Scandal.
131: United Nations Accuses Hamas of War Crimes.
132: UN Human Rights Commissioner on Attacks in Gaza.
133: Massachusetts Passes Nation's Toughest Gun Law.
134: Mayor Walsh on Gun Control Legislation.
135: Massachusetts Department of Justice Information Services Releases Bill Summary.
136: President Obama Authorizes Airstrikes Against ISIL Targets.
137: President Obama Authorizes Airstrikes.
138: European Commission on Slow Growth and New Investment Plans.
139: European Commission on Economic Sentiment.
140: President of European Commission Lays Out New Investment Plan.
141: Chinese Standing Committee Reviews Universal Suffrage in Hong Kong.
142: National People's Congress on Election of Hong Kong's Chief Executive.
143: Hong Kong's Chief Executive Responds to Universal Suffrage Decision.
144: Standing Committee Votes on Universal Suffrage in Hong Kong.
145: Census Bureau Reports on Poverty in the United States.
146: Census Bureau Report on Poverty in the United States.
147: Census Bureau Releases Supplemental Poverty Measures.
148: President Obama Launches Campaign to Curb Campus Sexual Assault.
149: President Obama Unveils White House Campaign Against Sexual Assault.
150: Scotland Votes Against Independence.
151: Prime Minister Cameron Remarks on Failure of Scottish Independence Referendum.
152: Scotland First Minister on Failure of Referendum.
153: Secretary of State for Scotland on Smith Commission Recommendations.
154: Secret Service Remarks on White House Security Breaches.
155: Secret Service Remarks on Fence Jumper.
156: Secret Service Director on Security Breach.
157: Yemen's President and Rebel Groups Sign Peace Agreement.
158: Yemen's Government Signs Peace Agreement With Rebels.
159: Unemployment Rate Falls; Federal Reserve Ends Controversial Bond Buying Program.
160: Bureau of Labor Statistics Commissioner on Job Growth.
161: Federal Reserve Ends Quantitative Easing.
162: Supreme Court Rejects Same-Sex Marriage Appeals.
163: Indiana Governor Responds to Same-Sex Marriage Decision.
164: Utah Governor on Supreme Court Decision.
165: Virginia Governor Signs Executive Order on Same-Sex Marriage.
166: President Obama and Speaker Boehner Respond to 2014 Midterm Elections.
167: Speaker Boehner on Midterm Elections.
168: President Obama Responds to Midterm Elections.
169: Response to 2014 Ballot Initiatives.
170: Brady Campaign On Washington State Gun Sales Referendum.
171: NRA on Second Amendment Ballot Measures.
172: Drug Policy Alliance on Marijuana Ballot Initiatives.
173: AFL-CIO on Minimum Wage Increases.
174: Center for Reproductive Rights on Abortion Ballot Initiatives.
175: Tennessee Yes on 1 on Abortion Ballot Measures.
176: African Leaders Address Unrest in Burkina Faso.
177: Economic Community of West African States Summit on Burkina Faso.
178: African Union Welcomes Agreement in Burkina Faso.