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FILE - President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union speech before a joint session of Congress at the U.S. Capitol February 12, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Charles Dharapak-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama: ‘America Does Not Stand Still – And Neither Will I’

Seeking to energize his sluggish second term, President Barack Obama vowed Tuesday night in his State of the Union address to sidestep Congress “whenever and wherever” necessary to narrow economic disparities between rich and poor.

01/28/2014

President Barack Obama stands on stage with first lady Michelle Obama, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden after his victory speech on election night at McCormick Place November 6, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. Obama won reelection against Republican candidate, former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

First Lady Michelle Obama ‘Excited’ To Turn 50

First lady Michelle Obama ushered in the second half of a century, turning 50 years old.

01/17/2014

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Best Historic Vacations In The US

The early colonial settlements along the Eastern seaboard, including Boston, Charleston, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, DC, are among the best places for an historic vacation in the US.

01/14/2014

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Iran, World Powers Reach Historic Nuclear Deal

Iran struck a historic nuclear deal Sunday with the United States and five other world powers, in the most significant development between Washington and Tehran in more than three decades of estrangement between the two nations.

11/23/2013

Miriam Carey (credit: Handout)

Miriam Carey 911 Tapes Show Mom Killed In D.C. Chase Thought She Was Being Stalked

The calls made to police by Carey, 34, from her Stamford condo paint a disturbing picture of a new mother.

10/24/2013

A woman looks at the HealthCare.gov insurance exchange site October 1, 2013 in Washington, DC.     (Photo: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama: ‘No Excuse’ For Health Care Sign-Up Problems

The president said his administration was doing “everything we can possibly do” to get the federally run websites up and running.

10/21/2013

Tourist walk away after visiting the Lincoln memorial on the morning after a bipartisan bill was passed by the House and the Senate to reopened the government and raise the debt limit, on October 17, 2013 in Washington. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Obama: Shutdown ‘Inflicted Unnecessary Damage’ To US Economy

Thousands of furloughed federal workers returned to work across the country Thursday after 16 days off the job due to the partial government shutdown.

10/17/2013

Miriam Carey (credit: Handout)

Brooklyn Funeral For Conn. Woman Killed In DC Car Chase

Speakers at Miriam Carey’s funeral Tuesday tried to give more insight into the person widely known as the young woman killed by police in Washington after she tried to ram her car through a White House barrier.

10/15/2013

Miriam Carey (credit: Handout)

Wake To Be Held For Conn. Woman Killed In Capitol Chase

The wake for Miriam Carey will be held Monday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Grace Funeral Chapels. Her funeral will be Tuesday at 10 a.m.

10/14/2013

Miriam Carey (credit: Handout)

Miriam Carey, Woman Killed In Capitol Chase, Thought Obama Was ‘Listening To Her’

Authorities said Miriam Carey, of Stamford Conn., set off a high-speed car chase that put the Capitol on lockdown Thursday and caused a fresh panic in a city where a gunman killed 12 people two weeks ago.

10/04/2013

Miriam Carey (credit: CBS 2)

Miriam Carey, Of Stamford, Conn., Shot Dead After Capitol Hill Car Chase

U.S. Capitol Police who responded to incident are currently working unpaid due to federal government shutdown.

10/03/2013

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Man Arrested After Allegedly Throwing Firecrackers Near White House

The Secret Service arrested a man Monday night for allegedly tossing firecrackers over the fence at the White House.

09/16/2013

John and Leslie Wyckoff and their winning tree. (credit: NJ Department of Agriculture)

NJ Blue Spruce Selected As White House Christmas Tree

The tree, which will stand in the Blue Room of the White House, won the honor after being named Tree of the Year by the National Christmas Tree Association on Aug. 10.

08/20/2013

Det. Ivan Marcano waives as he leaves the hospital on Oct. 26, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Hero NYPD Detective Honored By President Obama

A hero NYPD detective was honored by President Barack Obama at the White House Saturday, six months after he was shot and wounded as he fought a group of robbery suspects while off-duty.

05/11/2013

President Obama Makes Remarks On The Explosions At The Boston Marathon

Ricin Is Found In Letter Sent To President Obama, 1 Arrested

The Secret Service said the second letter was addressed to President Obama. This comes a day after a similar letter was sent to Sen. Roger Wicker of Mississippi.

04/17/2013

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