Tom Cruise as Ethan Hunt in scene from movie "Mission: Impossible." (AP)

Today in History: May 22

Interesting historical moments, important entertainment dates, and famous birthdays that happened on this date.

FILE - In this Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015 file photo, shows Taliban leader Mullah Mansour.  The U.S. conducted an airstrike Saturday, May 21, 2016, against the Taliban leader the Pentagon said, and a U.S. official said Mansour was believed to have been killed. Pentagon press secretary Peter Cook said the attack occurred in a remote region along the Afghanistan-Pakistan border. He said the U.S. was studying the results of the attack.  (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul, File)

Taliban leader killed in US drone strike

The Afghan government and a senior Taliban commander confirmed that the extremist group’s leader, Mullah Mohammed Akhtar Mansour, has been k…

(AP Photo/Felipe Dana, File)

Pregnant women in US with Zika spikes on new counting method

The number of pregnant women in the United States infected with Zika virus is suddenly tripling, due to a change in how the government is co…