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Obama tours mudslide devastation, praises rescuers

OSO, Wash. -- Standing beneath a banner proclaiming "Oso Strong" one month after the deadly landslide, President Barack Obama told the residents of the hard-hit Stillaguamish Valley that the nation is grieving with them as they struggle to rebuild...

In Asia, Obama reaffirms alliance with Japan

TOKYO -- Declaring that "the United States is and always will be a Pacific nation," President Barack Obama launched an Asia tour designed to assure leaders of ally nations that they have a strong U.S. backup at a time of rising regional tension.