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President Barack Obama joins World War II veterans to deliver an address during a ceremony at the Normandy American Cemetery on the 70th anniversary of D-Day on June 6, 2014 in Colleville-Sur-Mer, France. (credit: Antoine Antoniol/Getty Images)

Obama Marks D-Day’s 70th Anniversary

President Barack Obama arrived Friday on the shores of Normandy, where waves of U.S. forces came by air and sea to liberate Nazi-occupied France 70 years ago.

06/06/2014

U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki addresses the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans May 30, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Obama Accepts VA Secretary’s Resignation

Veterans Affairs secretary Eric Shinseki has resigned amid troubles in the VA health care system. President Obama said he accepted the resignation with “considerable regret.”

05/30/2014

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during a Memorial Day event at Arlington National Cemetery on May 26, 2014 in Arlington, Virginia. (credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Obama To Reduce Troops In Afghanistan

President Obama announced that the U.S. will leave 9,800 troops in Afghanistan after 2014, if the Afghan government signs a security agreement allowing their presence.

05/27/2014

Governor Rick Perry (credit: cott Eells-Pool/Getty Images)

GOP Governors Blast Medicare Advantage Rates

Three Southern Republican governors are writing President Barack Obama to complain about newly announced Medicare Advantage payments.

04/15/2014

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Nugent Show Canceled Over Obama Comments

Emails show that plans for a Ted Nugent concert in East Texas were canceled after the shock rocker drew criticism for calling President Barack Obama a “subhuman mongrel.”

04/14/2014

US President Barack Obama speaks at the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library April 10, 2014 in Austin, Texas, as he attends a Civil Rights Summit to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.  AFP PHOTO/Brendan SMIALOWSKI        (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama To Focus Civil Rights Message On Voting

A day after hailing the Civil Rights Act as a lasting legacy of Lyndon B. Johnson’s presidency, President Barack Obama is using another civil rights forum to issue an election-year warning against erosion of the Voting Rights Act.

04/11/2014

President Barack Obama makes a statement to the press on April 2, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois, on the shooting at the Fort Hood military base in Texas. (Source: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Honors Civil Rights Progress

Barack Obama was 2 years old when President Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act, putting an end to a U.S. where schools, restaurants and water fountains were divided by race.

04/10/2014

KILLEEN, TX - APRIL 04: Jenna Ryan,11, holds a flag as she participates in a flag walk in memory of those killed and injured by Iraq war veteran, Ivan Lopez, on April 4, 2014 in Killeen, Texas. Lopez killed three and wounded 16 before taking his own life on the Fort Hood Army base. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Fort Hood Service Remembers Shooting Victims

Loved ones will gather on Wednesday in Fort Hood to honor lives which were cut short. It was exactly one week ago that an Iraq War veteran unleashed a reign of terror at the Army post.

04/09/2014

The Wichita State Shockers celebrate after beating the Missouri State Bears 68-45. (credit: Peter Aiken/Getty Images)

Keidel: Ides (And Idols) Of March

March Madness is a lifeline in an otherwise barren winter sports calendar, an essential bridge between football and baseball

03/21/2014

Obama Makes Statement On Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

President Obama Calls On Congress To Help Create Jobs

President Barack Obama is challenging Congress to help him create jobs and rebuild the nation’s infrastructure.

03/02/2014

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Working-Age People Make Up Majority Of Food Stamp Recipients

Working-age people now make up the majority in U.S. households that rely on food stamps — a switch from a few years ago, when children and the elderly were the main recipients.

01/26/2014

U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates addresses military officers at the Naval Museum on March 21, 2011 in St. Petersburg, Russia. (credit: Charles Dharapak - Pool/Getty Images)

Gates Back At Texas A&M On Book Tour

Former Texas A&M president Robert Gates is returning to Aggieland to promote his recently released book about his nearly five-year tenure as the nation’s defense secretary.

01/21/2014

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