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Obama: ‘Gabby opened her eyes’

While eulogizing the victims of Saturday’s mass shooting, President Barack Obama revealed that just after he left the hospital doctors said that Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) “opened her eyes” for the first time since being shot in the head. “Gabby opened her eyes,” he said to cheers. “So I can…

Obama: Miners ‘died in pursuit of the American dream’

WASHINGTON (AFP) – President Barack Obama leads mourners Sunday at a memorial service for the 29 men killed this month in the worst US mining disaster in decades, saying they died in pursuit of the American dream. Obama will be joined by Vice President Joe Biden at the ceremony in…