Obamas will attend memorial service for Texas explosion victims

President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama will travel to Baylor University in Waco, Tex. on Thursday for a memorial service honoring victims of the West, Tex. fertilizer plant explosion.

Fourteen people were killed and 200 injured by the blast, which occurred on Wednesday.

The Obamas will also attend the dedication ceremony for the George W. Bush Presidential Library in Dallas earlier that day.

Rachel Weiner covers local politics for The Washington Post.
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Rachel Weiner · April 22, 2013