President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama will attend a memorial service in Waco Thursday for the victims of the fertilizer plant explosion in West, the White House announced Monday.
Fourteen people were killed in the explosion and fire, nine of them first responders, and 200 people were injured. The service will be at Baylor University.
The president and first lady will be in Texas in the morning to attend the dedication of the Geoge W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum. The four living former presidents will attend: George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George H.W. Bush and Jimmy Carter.
-- Maria Recio