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  • Posted by Retired Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Redmond Ramos, U.S. Navy on November 19, 2014 at 6:13 PM

    Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Redmond Ramos was severely injured by an Improvised Explosive Device when rendering care to a fellow service member-in-arm in Afghanistan. Through his patience and resilience, Redmond was able to display the warrior within him during the 2014 London Invictus Games and the Wounded Warrior Games in Colorado Springs.

  • Posted by Kit Batten and Kelly Sims Gallagher on November 19, 2014 at 4:26 PM

    At the United Nations Climate Summit in September, President Obama announced a set of new initiatives aimed at strengthening global resilience to climate change, including a Public-Private Partnership on Climate Data and Information for Resilient Development.

  • Posted by Cameron Brenchley on November 19, 2014 at 4:05 PM

    More than 100 school superintendents join President Obama in the White House East Room to launch a new effort to assist school leaders in their transition to digital learning with the Future Ready Digital Pledge.

  • Posted by Josh Earnest on November 19, 2014 at 1:00 PM

    President Obama will address the nation to lay out the executive actions he’s taking to fix our immigration system.

  • Posted by John Podesta on November 19, 2014 at 11:41 AM

    Pacific Gas & Electric demonstrates their new plug-in hybrid bucket truck — a utility vehicle with emissions nearly 80% lower than a conventional truck.

  • Posted by Secretary Arne Duncan, Secretary Tom Perez on November 19, 2014 at 11:26 AM

    At both ED and Labor, we value the contributions that business leaders can make in helping to craft workforce development solutions. We know there are many successful models for business and education partnerships across the country. But we also know that there is much more for us to learn.

  • Posted by Dan Correa on November 19, 2014 at 10:12 AM

    Yesterday, President Obama marked National Entrepreneurs’ Day by congratulating three student winners of the National Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge in the Oval Office. The Challenge, which is supported by the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship, focuses on teaching entrepreneurship skills to high school students and has worked with more than 500,000 young people from low-income communities across the United States and around the world.

  • Posted by Jason Tengco on November 19, 2014 at 9:30 AM

    On October 30, the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (WHIAAPI) held its first Young Leaders Dialogue (YLD) Google+ Hangout on Education.

  • Posted by Tanya Somanader on November 18, 2014 at 10:51 AM

    Thanks to the SupplierPay initiative, companies are now committing to pay small businesses contractors faster.

  • Posted by James Rodriguez on November 17, 2014 at 1:47 PM

    Warrior Care Month -- observed from October 27 to November 27 each year -- recognizes the nation’s wounded, ill, and injured service members, their families, and caregivers. This week, we will feature stories of those incredible warriors and their journey to recover, rehabilitate, and transition, all while remaining strong and resilient.