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Biden: US will get to bottom of Navy Yard shooting

09/16/2013 2:34pm
Vice President Joe Biden says a shooting Monday at the Washington Navy Yard is a "God-awful reminder" of the need for Americans to stay vigilant.

Biden: US could be left behind on infrastructure

09/16/2013 3:21pm
Vice President Joe Biden implored Americans on Monday to find the resources to invest in its ports, warning that the U.S. will fall behind its competitors unless it spends now to bolster its infrastructure.

US to help Syrian forces fight chemical weapons

09/16/2013 3:26pm
President Barack Obama on Monday cleared the way for the U.S. to send chemical weapons-related assistance to the Syrian opposition, as well as international organizations working inside the war-torn Middle Eastern country.

Obama orders flags lowered for shooting victims

09/16/2013 3:45pm
The White House says President Barack Obama is ordering flags to be lowered to half-staff to honor victims of a shooting at the Washington Navy Yard.

Summers debate highlights Obama fissures with Dems

09/16/2013 4:27pm
Once again, President Barack Obama has been forced to abandon a friend and ally he wanted to nominate for a top job.

Obama: 'Cowardly act' at Navy Yard kills patriots

09/16/2013 5:30pm
President Barack Obama is mourning what he calls "yet another mass shooting" in the United States that took the life of what he says were American patriots.

Obama laments shooting as gun debate has gone cold

09/16/2013 5:42pm
President Barack Obama on Monday wearily lamented "yet another mass shooting," this time in the nation's capital where the debate that raged earlier this year over tightening firearms laws has stalled amid opposition from gun-rights advocates.