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President calls for moment of silence in honor of Tucson shooting victims

President Barack Obama called on Americans to observe a moment of silence Monday at 11:00 a.m. EST to honor the victims of the shootings in Tucson, Arizona. “It will be a time for us to come together as a nation in prayer or reflection, keeping the victims and their families…

Obama’s call for Memorial Day: ‘Honor’ the troops ‘with deeds’

President Barack Obama paid tribute Saturday to US war veterans, saying the nation must honor their sacrifice not just with words, but with deeds. The president’s radio address was aired in advance of the commemoration on Monday of Memorial Day, a national holiday set aside to honor those who fought…