• Thursday March 21, 2013 Happening Now

      President Obama continues his Mideast trip. He's visiting Palestinians today in the West Bank. The President pushing the importance of peace talks between the Israelis and Palestinians as two rockets were fired into southern Israel from Gaza. The President also toured Israel's national museum. The President will deliver a speech at 11am.

      1100EDT -- POTUS delivers speech. Jerusalem Convention Center. CHANNEL 10 LIVE / POOL TAPE

      1150EDT -- Motorcade departs Jerusalem Convention Center en route US Consular facility, Jerusalem.

      1200EDT -- Motorcade arrives US Consular facility, Jerusalem.

      1210EDT -- POTUS participates in a Consulate and Embassy meet and greet. US Consular facility, Jerusalem. CLOSED

      1230EDT -- Motorcade departs US Consular facility en route King David Hotel, Jerusalem.

      1240EDT -- Motorcade arrives King David Hotel, Jerusalem.

      Vice President Biden is holding a rally with NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg and families of those killed at the Newtown, CT massacre to argue for common sense gun laws.

      1100EDT -- VPOTUS joins NYC Mayor Bloomberg and Families from Newtown, CT, to "discuss the need for common-sense Fed gun laws." NY City Hall. HANDOUT LIVE

      1200EDT -- VPOTUS delivers remarks at the 2013 Irish America Hall of Fame Luncheon. Essex House, NYC. FNC TAPE

      The Senate has passed a 2013 spending bill. It restores some funding cuts and prevents a government shutdown due to take effect in a week. The House could pass it today.

      We get weekly jobless numbers today.

      Claudia Cowan is reporting on the murder of the head of the Colorado's prison system.

      98 were arrested in Las Vegas in a union protest against the Cosmopolitan Hotel.

      Rick Leventhal continues his series on the 10 year anniversary of the Iraq War.

      There's still a debate raging over who and if chemical weapons were used in an attack in Aleppo, Syria that left 31 dead. President Obama says he doubts rebels used chemical weapons (as Syria claims), and it remains unclear if and who used chemical weapons.

      That cyber attack on South Korean banks and broadcasters has been traced back to China.. though North Korea is still suspected. Apparently, it is easy to link cyber warfare to false IP addresses.

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