Obama is back at the White House after his hospital trip to check out a sore throat.
Obama went to hospital on short notice. The press pool had been dismissed and had to hurry back. Not all made it. Motorcade didn’t wait.
Obama is having diagnostic tests done at Walter Reed. His doctor says going there is a matter of convenience not urgency, according to WH.
Obama is making an unannounced stop at Walter Reed hospital because he has a sore throat, White House says.
WASHINGTON/SANAA (Reuters) – It could have been something as simple as a barking dog that alerted the al Qaeda guards as U.S. Special Forces approached the compound just after midnight. Within seconds, as they neared the building, intense gunfire erupted.
Those details and others provided by U.S. and Yemeni officials on what they describe as Saturday’s execution of American photojournalist Luke Somers and South African Pierre Korkie in Yemen illustrate the formidable odds the United States faces in retrieving hostages from the hands of militants across the region.