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President Obama says he has tasked the FBI and Department of Justice to independently investigate the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri

President Obama says he has tasked the FBI and Department of Justice to independently investigate the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri

JUST IN: President Obama to deliver statement at 12:15pm ET, White House announces

JUST IN: President Obama on fatal police shooting in Ferguson, Missouri: ‘The death of Michael Brown is heartbreaking’

JUST IN: President Obama on fatal police shooting in Ferguson, Missouri: ‘The death of Michael Brown is heartbreaking’

'He made us laugh. He made us cry.' - President Obama on the passing of Robin Williams

'He made us laugh. He made us cry.' - President Obama on the passing of Robin Williams

President Obama signs bill to improve access and quality of care for veterans

President Obama signs bill to improve access and quality of care for veterans

JUST IN: President Obama will deliver a statement on the situation in Ukraine at 2:50pm ET, White House says

JUST IN: President Obama signs Washington state emergency declaration due to ongoing wildfires across the state

JUST IN: President Obama signs Washington state emergency declaration due to ongoing wildfires across the state

President Obama meets with Apollo 11 astronauts to mark the 45th anniversary of the moon landingDetails: http://nbcnews.to/1p76CGc l Photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images

President Obama meets with Apollo 11 astronauts to mark the 45th anniversary of the moon landing

Details: http://nbcnews.to/1p76CGc l Photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images

President Obama awards Medal of Honor to former U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ryan Pitts

President Obama signs executive order providing protection for LGBT employees from workplace discrimination

President Obama signs executive order providing protection for LGBT employees from workplace discrimination

BREAKING NEWS: President Obama confirms one American citizen was on board the downed Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17
More: http://nbcnews.to/1n1hnMY

BREAKING NEWS: President Obama confirms one American citizen was on board the downed Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17

More: http://nbcnews.to/1n1hnMY

JUST IN: President Obama will deliver a statement on the situation in Ukraine at 11:30am ET

"The Civil Rights Act brought us closer to making real the declaration at the heart of our founding – that we are all created equal." - President Obama on the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

"The Civil Rights Act brought us closer to making real the declaration at the heart of our founding – that we are all created equal." - President Obama on the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

"The United States condemns in the strongest possible terms this senseless act of terror against innocent youth." - President Obama on the deaths of Israeli teens Naftali Fraenkel, Eyal Yifrach, and Gilad Shaar

"The United States condemns in the strongest possible terms this senseless act of terror against innocent youth." - President Obama on the deaths of Israeli teens Naftali Fraenkel, Eyal Yifrach, and Gilad Shaar