Obama Meeting With Americans Who Helped Rescue Chilean Miners

By Staff | October 28, 2010 | 6:21 AM EDT

Washington (AP) - President Barack Obama will welcome some of the heroes of the Chilean mine rescue to the White House on Thursday.

He'll meet with some of the Americans involved in the rescue of 33 miners earlier this month. The rescuers were recruited from NASA and several U.S. businesses.

After the meeting, Obama will speak to reporters in the Rose Garden.