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Posted byon December 5, 2014 at 11:39 AM EST
NASA marked a critical step on the journey to Mars with its Orion spacecraft during a roaring liftoff into the dawn sky over eastern Florida on Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, aboard a Delta IV Heavy rocket.
Posted byon December 3, 2014 at 2:03 PM EST
The White House announces the 3D Printed Ornament Challenge in partnership with the Smithsonian. Twenty innovative designs were chosen as finalists and 5 of these designs were selected for display in the White House.
Posted byon December 3, 2014 at 12:58 PM EST
In recognition of their strong commitment to the fight against climate change, the Obama administration names 16 communities as the first class of Climate Action Champions.
Posted byon December 1, 2014 at 10:19 AM EST
Native American Heritage Month is a time to reflect on the significant contributions the first Americans made to the establishment and growth of the U.S.
Posted byon November 24, 2014 at 3:14 PM EST
Speaking from the East Room this afternoon, President Obama awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to eighteen individuals who have devoted their lives to public service.
Posted byon November 21, 2014 at 3:51 PM EST
A number of people and organizations -- ranging from prominent politicians and members of Congress to media personalities -- have voiced their strong support for the President's actions. Take a look what they had to say.
President Obama Honors America’s Top Scientists and Engineers, Launches New Steps to Cultivate Tomorrow’s InnovatorsPosted byon November 20, 2014 at 5:41 PM EST
President Obama awards National Medals of Science and National Medals of Technology and Innovation to 19 of our nation’s top thinkers, discoverers, and innovators.
Announcement of Opportunity to Provide Input into the U.S. National Action Plan on Responsible Business ConductPosted byon November 20, 2014 at 1:29 PM EST
Expanding U.S. efforts to promote responsible business conduct is intended to cement the brand of U.S. businesses as reliable and accountable partners internationally and promote respect for human rights.
Posted byon November 18, 2014 at 9:30 AM EST
More than one-quarter of students between the ages of 12 and 18 reported being bullied at school during the 2010-11 school year — nearly 7 million students. Some Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) students face bullying and harassment based on their immigration status; others are bullied for the way they look, such as turbaned Sikh youth, or for their English language skills.
Posted byon November 17, 2014 at 5:26 PM EST
Watch a webinar hosted by ONDCP and DEA for community agencies looking to implement drug disposal programs.