Iranian President Hassan Rouhani arrives at Mehrabad Airport in Tehran, Iran on September 28, 2013. On Friday September 27, 2013, before Rouhani's departure from New York, the Iranian president and American President Barack Obama held a telephone conversation. The call was the first direct communication between an Iranian and a US president since Iran's Islamic Revolution in 1979. UPI/Maryam Rahmanian
President Barack Obama waves after delivering remarks on the Affordable Care Act at Prince Georges Community College on September 26, 2013 in Largo, Maryland. Congress is scheduled to vote on a government funding bill that is tied with defunding the Affordable Care Act. UPI/Kevin Dietsch
President Barack Obama and Hassan Rouhani, President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, address the United Nations General Debate at the 68th United Nations General Assembly in the UN building in New York City on September 24, 2013. UPI/John Angelillo
President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama attend a memorial for the victims of the Washington Navy Yard shooting at the Marine Barracks, September 22, 2013 in Washington, D.C. Twelve people were killed at the Navy Yard by a naval contractor on Monday, September 16, 2013. UPI/Olivier Douliery/Pool
Photos from the aftermath of flooding following epic rainstorms near Boulder, Colorado on September 17, 2013. The Colorado floods have claimed eight lives with flooding continuing in the NE part of the state. UPI/Gary C. Caskey
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