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President Obama Offers Eulogy For Reverend Pinckney
President Obama says last week's deadly shooting spree in South Carolina has opened a lot of eyes to racial injustice and gun violence. Obama delivered the eulogy for one of the nine victims of the shooting in an historic black church in Charleston...
Shooting Suspect Held On $1 Million Bond
Bond is set at one-million dollars for one of the charges against the man accused of killing nine people at a church in South Carolina this week. It was set at Dylann Roof's first court appearance in connection with the shooting. The judge said he could only set bail for a weapons charge in the…
“The Donald” Is Running For President
Donald Trump is running for President. The conservative billionaire made it official during a kickoff event in New York City, saying the country is in serious trouble.
Trump is the 12th Republican to enter the 2016 race for the White House...
Report: US To Send 400-Plus More Troops To Train Iraqis
The Obama administration is about to announce that the U.S. will send more troops to Iraq to boost the training of local forces.
Officials say it's a response to recent setbacks at the hands of the Islamic State militants, and to Baghdad's appeals for more help...
Obama Says He’ll Sign “Freedom Act” ASAP
President Obama is promising to work quickly to resume domestic surveillance programs after Congress passed the USA Freedom Act today.
In a White House statement, the President chided some members of Congress for the "needless delay and inexcusable lapse" in national security powers…
97 Year Old Woman Takes Field Trip to White House [VIDEO]
Vivian Bailey grew up in the South during a time where segregation was second nature. As a result, she never had the opportunity to go on a field trip. "Only the white kids were allowed to," she said. Yesterday, at 97-years-old, the school volunteer lived a lifelong dream of going …
Obama Honors Teacher Of The Year
President Obama is honoring the 2015 Teacher of the Year.
Shanna Peeples is a high school English teacher in Texas. In a White House ceremony, the President said Peeples sets high expectations and is confident that her students are going to do "amazing things...
Obama Addresses Baltimore Violence
Although he's showing no sympathy for the rioters in Baltimore, President Barack Obama is expressing deep frustration with recurring black deaths at the hands of police.
He says there have been ``too many instances'' in which police appear to interact with people -- mostly black, mostl…
President Promises Review Of Drone Strike
President Obama is promising that there will be a review of a drone strike in January that killed an American and Italian hostage along with al-Qaeda operatives.
In a speech to members of the U.S. intelligence community today, he said that he wants to identify the lessons that can be learned in order…

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