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Posted byon October 19, 2011 at 2:28 PM EDT
Meet the recepients of the 2011 Presidential Citizens Medal, given to Americans who have performed exemplary deeds of service for their country or their fellow citizens.
Posted byon October 17, 2011 at 8:43 PM EDT
The First Lady honors schools that met the goal to double the number of participants in the HealthierUS School Challenge in a year. The HealthierUS School Challenge recognizes schools that provide exceptional nutrition education, nutritious food and beverage choices, physical education and opportunities for physical activity.
Posted byon October 17, 2011 at 8:08 PM EDT
As part of the Joining Forces initiative, First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden join Sears Holdings Corporation and the Rebuilding Together nonprofit organization in putting the final touches on the 1,000th home that they have rebuilt for veterans.
Posted byon October 17, 2011 at 4:52 PM EDT
As a part of the Joining Forces initative, the Departments of Justice and Defense award national service organizations $15 million in grants to help fund training and mentorship initiatives.
Posted byon October 17, 2011 at 10:05 AM EDT
Joining Forces helps celebrate the increase in education outreach to students in military families by the National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI).
Posted byon October 17, 2011 at 9:10 AM EDT
A physician, scientist and mother "clears the air" of the myth that restrictions on air polluters are too intrusive, too expensive and too burdensome.
Posted byon October 14, 2011 at 5:14 PM EDT
The National Archives exhibit, "What's Cooking, Uncle Sam?", explores the many ways that government has affected the American diet over the years.
Posted byon October 12, 2011 at 5:46 PM EDT
Three of the biggest stars in America are lending their voices to Joining Forces, the initiative started by First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr.Jill Biden to bring attention to the unique needs and strength of America’s military families
Posted byon October 7, 2011 at 6:08 PM EDT
A look at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov
Posted byon October 7, 2011 at 9:41 AM EDT
Vice President Biden visits a school in Land O'Lakes, Florida, to speak to a group of parents and teachers about how the American Jobs Act will help keep hundreds of thousands of teachers in classrooms across the country.