At mudslide scene, Obama mourns with survivors

A search worker uses a dog to help

A search worker uses a dog to help look through a pile of debris, Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at the site of the massive deadly mudslide that hit the community of Oso, Wash. on March 22, 2014. The death toll from the massive mudslide that hit the Washington town of Oso last month has risen to 39, officials said Wednesday. The area being searched is only recently accessible to searchers due to work done to divert water away from the slide area. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) (Credit: AP)

(AP) -- Swooping over a landscape of unspeakable sadness and death, President Barack Obama took an aerial tour Tuesday of the place where more than three dozen people perished in a mudslide last month. He pledged a nation's solidarity with those who are enduring "unimaginable pain and difficulty" in the aftermath of the destruction.

"We're going to be strong right alongside you," Obama promised...

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