President Barack Obama signs the two-week funding bill averting a government shutdown in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, Wednesday, March 2, 2011. The Senate on Wednesday sent President Barack Obama a Republican-drafted stopgap funding bill that trims $4 billion from the budget, completing hastily processed legislation designed to keep partisan divisions from forcing a government shutdown. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
President Obama press conference on Middle East and Japan
President Obama holds a press conference to discuss unrest in the Middle East and rising gas prices. He's also expected to address the developing situation in Japan.
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