- An mosque in Joplin, Missouri, was burnt to the ground, after being damaged by an fire weeks before. Government officials agree that the fire was possibly started by arson, and is offering an $5,000 award for any information on the subject.
- After the fall of Huria to the international community, the borders are opened and asylum is offered to the millions fleeing Huria in the wake of the collapse of the Federation. An majority of the fleeing population was sent northward into the Northwest Territories, Yukon, and Nunavut.
- In Oregon, a hook-legged spider was found in a cave, intriguing American scientists and cave explorers. There are only two other species in the world that are similiar to the newly discovered spider.
- The Mexican-American border is shut down due to gang sweeps begin across the United States, particularly in California, Colorado, and Washington. The military has been deployed along the border to prevent drug and gun runners from entering the country.
- The USDA shut down a slaughterhouse in Central California after a video released by an animal welfare group showed the workers abusing cows. Prime Minister Thomas Jackson and Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack has ordered that all slaughterhouses within the United States are subject to investigation into animal cruelty.
- The development of an gravel mine near the historic ranch that belonged to Theodore Roosevelt, in the badlands of North Dakota is halted. The stopping of the mine was consider an victory by environmentalist groups and conservative groups. The Federal Government gives the CEO of the mine $600,000 dollars in compensation.
- Prime Minister Jackson signs the National Park Protection Act, which allows for the formation of a three-mile wide buffer zone around an national park, and the development of residential or industrial complexes or associations are not allowed within the buffer zone.
- An deadly shooting took place at an movie theater in Denver, Colorado. The supect, James Holmes, was arrested and suspected of perpetrating the shoointg. Explosives were found inside's Holme's apartment, leading to the evacuation of the building.
- The United States has opened its borders to the predicted number of Venezuelan refugees fleeing the fighting in Venzuela, after the Hurian Federation launched an 2012 Invasion of Venezuela. The Air Force was also mobilized to stike at Huria should the need arise.
- Hugo Chávez and his family is evacuated by special forces from Venezuela, due to the increase of instability in the country, and the liquidation of Venezuela by the Kingdom of Texas. The family arrived safely at Grand Forks Air Force Base later in the day.