Stories by Ben Feller

Friday, Dec. 14, 2012

Tearful Obama calls for action after shooting

A tearful President Obama said Friday that he grieved first as a father about the massacre at a Connecticut elementary school, declaring, "Our hearts are broken today." He called for "meaningful ...
By Ben Feller

Friday, Oct. 21, 2011

Obama announces total Iraq troop withdrawal

WASHINGTON - President Obama on Friday declared an end to the Iraq war, one of the longest and most divisive conflicts in U.S. history, announcing that all American troops would be withdrawn from ...
By Ben Feller

Monday, March 28, 2011

Obama: Libyan conflict unique

Vigorously defending the first war launched on his watch, President Obama declared Monday that the U.S. intervened in Libya to prevent a slaughter of civilians that would have stained the world's ...
By Ben Feller

Monday, Feb. 28, 2011

Obama: Flexibility OK, but health care law remains

WASHINGTON - Anxious to ease deepening political tensions with the states, President Barack Obama on Monday told governors he wants to speed up their ability to enforce his signature health care ...
By Ben Feller
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Wreck blocks I-20 lanes
Eastbound lanes of Interstate 20 near the state line are blocked due to a collision, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.