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Posted byon March 3, 2015 at 8:33 PM EST
The President’s trade agenda is fundamentally about American leadership. It is about securing long-standing relationships, improving cooperative mechanisms and extending America’s values around the world.
Posted byon March 3, 2015 at 5:55 PM EST
President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama announced that the White House is ramping up its efforts to Let Girls Learn with a new initiative focused on supporting girls’ education around the world.
Posted byon March 3, 2015 at 4:36 PM EST
Dave Wilkinson steps forward to serve as the new Director of the Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation.
Posted byon March 3, 2015 at 2:12 PM EST
2015 is the UN-designated International Year of Soils – one of the world's most important resources that will help determine the collective future for inhabitants of the Earth. Here we join the celebration of the services provided by this critical resource and set out to prove once and for all that soil does, indeed, rock.
Posted byon March 3, 2015 at 12:05 PM EST
To commemorate Black History Month, the White House hosted a number of events and activities to celebrate the contributions and the accomplishments of African Americans both past and present.
Posted byon March 3, 2015 at 11:40 AM EST
On March 2, 1985, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the first commercial HIV blood test. That was a major breakthrough.
Posted byon March 3, 2015 at 9:53 AM EST
Posted byon March 2, 2015 at 6:05 PM EST
On Thursday, the FCC voted in favor of a strong net neutrality rule. Since then, groups have joined the President in showing support for the net neutrality decision. Here's what they're saying:
Posted byon March 2, 2015 at 4:16 PM EST
President Obama meets with the Task Force on 21st Century Policing to discuss their recommendations to help communities and law enforcement agencies across the country to strengthen trust and collaboration, while continuing to reduce crime.
Posted byon March 2, 2015 at 3:34 PM EST
Throughout February, a number of Departments and Cabinet Secretaries held special events and participated in activities to commemorate Black History Month. Take a look at a few of the highlights.