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President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama observe a moment of silence to mark the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks September 11, 2013 at the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Sept. 11 Victims Honored At Pentagon, Flight 93 Memorial

President Barack Obama, along with first lady Michelle Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and wife Jill Biden, walked out of the White House at 8:46 a.m., the moment the first plane hit the World Trade Center.

09/11/2013

Hundreds attend the funeral of Sen. Frank Lautenberg on Wednesday, June 5, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Sen. Lautenberg Remembered As Man Who Used His Opportunities To Help Others

The liberal Democrat from New Jersey died Monday after suffering complications from viral pneumonia. At 89, he was the oldest member of the Senate and the last of 115 World War II veterans to serve there.

06/05/2013

Frank Lautenberg (credit: Kris Connor/Getty Images Entertainment)

Lautenberg To Be Eulogized By Dignitaries, Lie In Repose In Senate

Lautenberg’s casket will arrive at the U.S Capitol on Thursday, where it will lie in repose in the Senate chamber before he is interred at Arlington National Cemetery on Friday.

06/04/2013

President Barack Obama meets with members of his national security team to discuss developments in the Boston bombings investigation, in the Situation Room of the White House, April 19, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

President Obama Briefed On Shooting Of Bombing Suspect, Search For Second

President Barack Obama was briefed for an hour Friday morning on the developments in the Boston Marathon bombing investigation.

04/19/2013

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Poll: Christie Best Chance To Beat Clinton Or Biden In 2016 White House Race

It’s never too early to speculate about presidential politics.

04/03/2013

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and Vice President Joe Biden (file / credits: Alex Wong/Getty Images, Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Fact Check Friday: The Truth About Buying Guns

With the the renewed debate over gun control in the wake of the Newtown massacre, we’re continuing to look at the rhetoric.

03/22/2013

Italian cardinal Angelo Sodano (R) puts the Fisherman's Ring, made of gold-plated silver, on a finger of Pope Francis during his grandiose inauguration mass on March 19, 2013 at the Vatican. (Photo by ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/Getty Images)

Pope Francis Officially Begins Ministry With Installation Mass

Pope Francis urged princes, presidents, sheiks and thousands of ordinary people to protect the environment, the weakest and the poorest, mapping out a clear focus of his priorities as leader of the world’s 1.2 billion Catholics.

03/19/2013

Pope Francis delivers his Angelus prayer and blessing to the pilgrims gathered in St Peter’s Square on March 17, 2013 in Vatican City, Vatican. The Vatican is preparing for the inauguration of Pope Francis on March 19, 2013 in St Peter's Square. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

NJ Rep. Smith Leads Ten-Member Congressional Delegation To Vatican

Vice President Joe Biden, a Catholic, will be leading the U.S. delegation to the Vatican to watch the investiture ceremony.

03/17/2013

Joe Biden speaks at gun control conference in Danbury, Conn. on Feb. 21, 2013. (Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images News)

Vice President Biden Speaks At Gun Violence Conference In Danbury

Vice President Joe Biden was among the officials in Danbury on Thursday looking into ways to reduce gun violence in the wake of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

02/21/2013

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy (file / credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Conn. Gov. Malloy Unveils Own Gun Proposals; Calls For Immediate Ban Of High-Capacity Ammo Magazines

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Thursday called for immediately banning high-capacity ammunition magazines, requiring background checks for the transfer of any firearm and expanding the state’s assault weapons ban.

02/21/2013

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Dept. Of Homeland Security Releases Controversial Shooter Preparedness Video

The Department of Homeland Security has released a three-minute tutorial giving everyday office workers a “survival guide” in the event of a mass shooting.

01/31/2013

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‘America’s Possibilities Are Limitless,’ Obama Says On Day Of Pageantry

President Barack Obama took a public oath of office on Monday after he was sworn in during a private ceremony on Sunday. The Constitution requires presidential terms to begin on Jan. 20.

01/21/2013

President Barack Obama takes the oath of office as first lady Michelle Obama holds the bible in the Blue Room of the White House January 20, 2013 (credit: Doug Mills-Pool/Getty Images)

President Obama Sworn In For Second Term; Public Inauguration Set For Monday

President Obama will repeat the swearing-in ritual again Monday on the west front of the Capitol before a crowd of hundreds of thousands.

01/20/2013

President Barack Obama speaks on proposals to reduce gun violence as Vice President Joe Biden watches on January 16, 2013. (Photo: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama Unveils Gun Violence Measures

The package includes a call on Congress to ban military-style assault weapons and high-capacity magazine and it would close loopholes in the gun sale background check system.

01/16/2013

New York State Assembly debate on gun control - Jan. 15, 2013 (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

Gov. Cuomo Signs Nation’s Toughest Gun Control Legislation Into Law

The Assembly voted in favor of the bill 104-43. The bill was passed by the Senate 43-18 late Monday. It was immediately was brought to Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who signed it into law.

01/15/2013

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