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President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, Vice President Joseph Biden, his wife Jill Biden come out from the White House to observe a moment of silence to mark the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks September 11, 2013 on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Nation Pauses On 9/11 To Pay Tribute To Victims

In Washington, President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and wife Jill Biden walked out to the White House’s South Lawn for a moment of silence at 8:46 a.m. — the time the first plane struck the south tower in New York. Another jetliner struck the Pentagon at 9:37 a.m.

09/11/2013

Protesters shout slogans regarding the Keystone XL pipeline as US President Barack Obama arrive in Atherton, California, on April 4, 2013. (Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

Atherton Taxpayers To Foot Bill For Obama Fundraisers

Atherton taxpayers are on the hook for costs associated with President Barack Obama’s private fundraisers held at two homes in April after the city decided to drop its efforts to collect.

09/05/2013

President Barack Obama presents US Army Staff Sergeant Ty M. Carter the Medal of Honor during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House August 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

Antioch Soldier Receives Medal Of Honor, Recalls Harrowing Afghan Battle

An Antioch soldier received the Medal of Honor from President Barack Obama at the White House Monday for his bravery in a deadly 2009 battle in Afghanistan that killed several of his fellow servicemen.

08/26/2013

Egyptians carry the coffin of  a man killed during clashes this week. (KHALED DESOUKI/AFP/Getty Images)

As Death Tolls Soars Past 600, Pelosi Joins Obama In Condemning Eqypt

Weeping relatives in search of loved ones uncovered the faces of the bloodied, unclaimed dead in a Cairo mosque near the smoldering epicenter of support for ousted President Mohammed Morsi, as the death toll soared past 600 Thursday from Egypt’s deadliest day since the Arab Spring began. World condemnation widened for the bloody crackdown.

08/15/2013

Diana Hicks, Keyboard

Larry Magid: Obama Calls For Outside Panel On Anti-Spying Technology

President Obama is restructuring national intelligence policies including restrictions in spying on Americans, but some companies have taken matters into their own hands.

08/13/2013

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi presented President Obama with this early birthday cake. (CBS News)

Pelosi Presents Obama With Dark Chocolate Birthday Cake

U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco), known for her affinity for dark chocolate, presented Mr. Obama with a dark chocolate cake topped with the presidential seal and frosted with the words “Happy Birthday, Mr. President.”

07/31/2013

U.S. President Barack Obama (C) poses for a picture with members of the World Series champion San Francisco Giants and hall of famer Willie Mays (Seated) during an event to honor the 2012 World Series champion San Francisco Giants during an event on the South Lawn of the White House July 29, 2013 in Washington, DC. President Barack Obama honored the team for their World Series sweep against the Detroit Tigers last October. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Obama Congratulates World Champion Giants On Return Trip To White House

President Barack Obama said the San Francisco Giants are making a “habit” of dropping in at the White House as he honored them Monday for their World Series win in 2012.

07/29/2013

St Louis Cardinals v San Francisco Giants

Pres. Obama To Salute Giants On Last Year’s World Series Win

The White House says President Barack Obama will honor the San Francisco Giants at a ceremony saluting their victory in the 2012 World Series. The team will visit the White House on Monday.

07/23/2013

President Barack Obama speaks at The Fairmont Hotel on June 6, 2013 in San Jose. (Stephen Lam/Getty Images)

President Obama In San Jose Addresses Surveillance Concerns, Touts Health Care Plan

President Barack Obama spoke in San Jose Friday to address concerns over recent revelations about national security programs as well as to tout California’s health care exchanges as a successful result of his health care legislation.

06/07/2013

President Obama shakes hands with people outside Air Force One At Moffett Field.

Obama Visits Silicon Valley, Says He’ll Be Back To Relax After Term Is Over

During his latest fundraising visit to the Bay Area on Thursday evening, President Barack Obama said he planned to spend more time here relaxing after he leaves office.

06/06/2013

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