April 19th, 2010
08:37 PM ET

Obama to eulogize 29 lost miners

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden will travel to West Virginia Sunday for a memorial service for the 29 miners who perished at Upper Branch mine, the White House Press spokesman said Monday.

Obama will deliver a eulogy at the memorial "honoring the lives of those who perished and offering his deepest condolences to the loved ones they left behind," Robert Gibbs said in a statement. Last week, Obama ordered a review of mines with poor safety.

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March 31st, 2010
10:24 AM ET

Palin: 'Second Holocaust' if Iran gains nuclear weapons

Just minutes after the clock expired on the first day of the Jewish holy day of Passover, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin issued a biting critique of the Obama administration's Middle-East policy via her Facebook page.


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