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Ford recalls Fromme assassination attempt in video

08/27/2013 12:45am
President Gerald Ford recalled seeing a hand holding a large handgun slipping through a crowd at a Sacramento park before a Secret Service agent lunged at Charles Manson disciple Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme, according to a 38-year-old videotape released Monday.

White House: Chemical attack requires response

08/27/2013 11:30am
The White House is making a legal argument for undertaking a military response to the use of chemical weapons against civilians in Syria, but says any action taken against the Syrian regime is not intended to depose Syrian President Bashar Assad.

Michelle Obama salutes civil rights leader

08/27/2013 4:04pm
Michelle Obama called civil rights leader Whitney Young one of the "unsung heroes" who helped make a more fair and just society.

Already questions about endgame in Syria

08/27/2013 4:58pm
Questions are already swirling about the endgame as the Obama administration prepares for a likely strike against Syria as punishment for an alleged chemical weapons attack in its civil war.