(CNN) — President Barack Obama will make a statement on Hurricane Irene at 5 p.m. ET Sunday, the White House announced. The president is expected to thank emergency responders for their work during the storm and provide an update on conditions, a senior administration official said. He'll urge people "to continue to be vigilant," the official said. The official added that "some in the Northeast still have a dangerous tropical storm to deal with. … Read More

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