abortion Use anti-abortion instead of pro-life and abortion rights instead of pro-abortion or pro-choice. Avoid abortionist, which connotes a person who performs clandestine abortions.


Aborigine Capitalize when referring to Australian indigenous people.


Hiroshima On Aug, 6, 1945, this Japanese city and military base were the targets of the first atomic bomb dropped as a weapon. The explosion had the forse of 20,000 tons (20 kilotons) of TNT. It destroyed more than four square miles and killed or injured 140,000 people, according to an official count taken between August and December 1945. Hiroshima city officials say the toll may be 220,000 if including those who died after December 1945 of non-acute injuries or radiation.