The Texas woman accused of sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has given birth prematurely to a baby boy while in custody.
President Barack Obama called on the nation Friday to do some soul searching over the death of Trayvon Martin and the acquittal of his shooter, saying the slain black teenager “could have been me 35 years ago.”
Part of the day also included a meal with German hero Dirk Nowitzki, the Dallas Mavericks star who celebrated his 35th birthday while watching the speech, snapping photos, and then dining with the President
Residents and officials in West are upset about FEMA’s decision to deny a major disaster declaration for the ravaged Texas town.
FBI agents arrested actress Shannon Fichardson of New Boston, Texas, and accused her of sending the ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and New York city Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
Authorities are questioning an East Texas couple in connection with poisonous letters sent to President Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
President Barack Obama will travel to tornado-ravaged Moore, Oklahoma, on Sunday. White House spokesman Jay Carney says the president will view the tornado damage first-hand and meet with victims and first responders.
Offering a more upbeat view of the economy, President Barack Obama resurrected his jobs proposals during his speech in Austin Thursday afternoon.
A day before sharing the stage with his Republican predecessor, President Barack Obama is raising Democratic money in Texas.
Every living U.S. president will converge in Dallas on Thursday for the George W. Bush Presidential Center dedication. Preparations by the Dallas Police Department, surrounding law enforcement agencies and the Secret Service started months ago.
The White House says President Barack Obama and First Lady Michele Obama will attend a memorial service for victims of the fertilizer plant explosion in the town of West, Texas.
Senate Republicans backed by a small band of rural-state Democrats scuttled the most far-reaching gun control legislation in two decades on Wednesday, refusing to tighten background checks on firearms buyers or ban assault weapons as they spurned the personal pleas of families of the victims of last winter’s elementary school shootings in Newtown, Conn.