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President Barack Obama listens as President George W. Bush speaks during a press conference in the Rose Garden of the White House on January 16, 2010. (credit: Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

President Obama Calls Former President Bush After Heart Procedure

President Barack Obama has called his predecessor, former President George W. Bush, to wish him well as he recovers from a heart procedure to ease a blocked artery.



FEMA Reverses Course, Approves Aid For West Fertilizer Plant Blast

The Federal Emergency Management Agency reversed its previous decision and approved additional funding Friday to help rebuild the small Texas town where an April fertilizer plant explosion leveled homes, damaged buildings and killed 15 people.


Federal agents search outside a New Boston, Texas home after letters containing ricin were mailed from there to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.  (credit: CNN)

Woman In Texas Ricin Case Gives Birth In Custody

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.


US President Barack Obama speaks about race in the context of the not guilty ruling of George Zimmerman in the killing of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin in February 2012, as he appears at the start of the Daily Press Briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, DC, July 19, 2013.        (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Says Martin ‘Could Have Been Me’ Years Ago

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.”


, U.S. President Barack Obama talks with NBA basketball player Dirk Nowitzki (R) and president of the Federation of German Industries (BDI) Ulrich Grillo (C) as he sits alongside sits alongside German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the beginning of a dinner in honor of President Obama in the Orangery of Charlottenburg Palace on June 19, 2013 in Berlin, Germany. Obama is visiting Berlin for the first time during his presidency with a speech at the Brandenburg Gate to be the highlight. Obama will be speaking close to the 50th anniversary of the historic speech by then U.S. President John F. Kennedy in Berlin in 1963, during which he proclaimed the famous sentence "Ich bin ein Berliner".  (Photo by Guido Bergmann/Bundesregierung via Getty Images)

Dirk Nowitzki Dines With President Obama In Berlin

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


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West Residents, Officials Upset Over FEMA Decision

Residents and officials in West are upset about FEMA’s decision to deny a major disaster declaration for the ravaged Texas town.


The seal of the FBI hangs at the bureau's headquaters. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Texas Woman Arrested For Sending Ricin-Laced Letters

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.


Federal agents search outside a New Boston, Texas home after letters containing ricin were mailed from there to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.  (credit: CNN)

Ricin Letters Investigation Focused On Northeast Texas House

Authorities are questioning an East Texas couple in connection with poisonous letters sent to President Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.


Road signs and other debris left by the May 20 tornado are seen on May 22, 2013 in Moore, Oklahoma. (credit: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama To Visit Tornado-Ravaged Moore, Oklahoma

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.


US President Barack Obama shakes hands with Texas Governor Rick Perry (L) after arriving on Air Force One at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport in Austin, Texas, May 9, 2013. Obama will speak on the economy and job creation. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB        (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama Presses Middle Class Jobs Agenda In Austin

Offering a more upbeat view of the economy, President Barack Obama resurrected his jobs proposals during his speech in Austin Thursday afternoon.


President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama make their way across the South Lawn at the White House. (credit: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama Fundraising, Then Bipartisan Display In Texas

A day before sharing the stage with his Republican predecessor, President Barack Obama is raising Democratic money in Texas.


The George W. Bush Presidential Library. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Security Tight For Bush Library Dedication

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.