Pope Francis Visits the US for the First Time

The pontiff began his six-day visit to the U.S. in Washington D.C., where he met President Obama.
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Good morning I'm developmental and reunited with the top stories on this Wednesday September 23 it's a busy first full day here in the US for help Francis you see is survival outside Washington. Being greeted by president Obama's family and hundreds of others. This morning Prentice receives a formal welcome at the White House in the afternoon he'll see a match that was the founder of California's mission. Will beat me to saint tomorrow Francis will become the first Pope to address congress. The president of China has also arises out in the US president she didn't ping said China is ready to set up a joint effort with the United States to fight cyber crimes. President she's first stop is in Seattle where he also announced an agreement with the US to advance renewable energy. Still tensions remain as he prepares to be hosted by President Obama. At a state dinner on Friday night. But American. And politics in an awkward light and other government shutdown looming this time over funding for Planned Parenthood. Conservative Republicans want the funding cut overs series of videos which purport to show Planned Parenthood illegally traffic. Fetal tissue. Presidential candidate Ted Cruz was among those leading the GOP charged me lawmakers have been meeting behind closed doors trying it was not a compromise. And we learned overnight of the passing of a baseball legend. Former New York Yankees catcher Yogi Berra has died his skill on the field was matched only by the witty phrases he came up with. The hall of Famer was a three time MVP. And the guiding spirit of a record ten world champion yankees teams from the 1940s. Of the 1960s. Yogi Berra was nineteen years old. If you get more news anytime at abcnews.com. I'm development and I that's we'll watch it.

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