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Obama inspires many in 50th-year King remembrance

08/29/2013 1:20am
For many among the tens of thousands of Americans who thronged to the National Mall to mark the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, President Barack Obama's challenge to seize the cause of racial equality from the "glorious patriots" of the tumultuous 1960s struck a deep generational chord.

Obama to address AFL-CIO convention next month

08/29/2013 9:19am
President Barack Obama will speak to the AFL-CIO's Quadrennial Convention next month in Los Angeles.

Powers limited, Obama, Biden seek action on guns

08/29/2013 3:44pm
Months after gun control efforts crumbled in Congress, Vice President Joe Biden stood shoulder to shoulder Thursday with the attorney general and the top U.S. firearms official and declared the Obama administration would take two new steps to curb American gun violence.

White House: US interests to guide Syria decision

08/29/2013 5:12pm
The White House says President Barack Obama's decision on a possible military strike against Syria will be guided by America's best interests, suggesting the U.S. may act alone if other nations won't help.