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Posted byon October 26, 2011 at 5:57 PM EST
USAID Administrator Raj Shah and Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director of the National Security Council Gayle Smith, answer questions about the humanitarian crisis in the Horn of Africa.
Posted byon October 20, 2011 at 5:27 PM EST
Thirteen American citizens who exemplify service to their country were honored at the White House today
Posted byon October 19, 2011 at 1:28 PM EST
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 7:08 PM EST
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 14, 2011 at 11:06 AM EST
A new report highlights steps the Administration has taken to reverse trends of poverty and create opportunity for all Americans
Posted byon October 7, 2011 at 12:12 PM EST
Nicholas Lowinger, an eighth grader at the Wheeler School in Providence, RI, shares why he was inspired to start the Gotta Have Sole Foundation, which donates new footwear to children living in homeless shelters.
Posted byon October 6, 2011 at 2:00 PM EST
Shakira was named to the President's Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanics
Posted byon October 6, 2011 at 12:50 PM EST
Zeenat Rahman highlights a recent briefing where Dr. Shah addressed top religious leaders on the work USAID is doing in the Horn of Africa and the response to global health problems.
Posted byon September 26, 2011 at 4:33 PM EST
More than 13 million people are in crisis because of famine, war and drougt in the Horn of Africa and every six minutes in Somalia a child dies. Learn how you can help stop this humanitarian crisis.
Posted byon August 25, 2011 at 2:49 PM EST
Financial institutions serving Native American, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian communities will receive awards that will allow them to increase lending services, start new microloan programs and increase their capacity to serve their target markets.