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Posted byon February 27, 2014 at 6:43 PM EDT
This Friday, to wrap up an exciting week of action by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, in celebration of Black History Month, to shine a light on the importance of engaging America’s full STEM talent pool, OSTP Director John P. Holdren will visit Morgan State University, a Baltimore-based Historically Black College or University (HBCU).
Posted byon February 24, 2014 at 10:29 AM EDT
Last month, the President asked Counselor John Podesta to lead a comprehensive review of how “big data” – data sets so massive, diverse, or complex, that conventional technologies cannot adequately capture, store, or analyze them – will affect how Americans live and work. Senior administration officials have since begun to look at the implications of collecting, analyzing, and using such data for privacy, the economy, and public policy.
Posted byon February 21, 2014 at 10:47 AM EDT
Sacramento Mayor and former NBA star Kevin Johnson explains why it's important to sign up for affordable health insurance.
Posted byon February 21, 2014 at 1:00 AM EDT
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
Posted byon February 19, 2014 at 8:07 PM EDT
Last week, we asked what raising the minimum wage meant to you. The stories you shared are a strong argument for exactly how important it is we get this done.
Posted byon February 19, 2014 at 11:08 AM EDT
Posted byon February 15, 2014 at 3:32 PM EDT
President Obama headed to California to tour drought-affected areas and talk to those affected by impacts of one of the state’s worst droughts in over 100 years.
Posted byon February 12, 2014 at 4:39 PM EDT
The new child’s playroom at Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton will serve many military and veteran families in the San Diego area by giving their children a place to have fun and relax while they receive care at the hospital.
Posted byon February 7, 2014 at 9:11 PM EDT
Nine soldiers in the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program are members of the U.S. Olympic Team that will compete at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games, scheduled for Feb. 7 through 23 in Sochi, Russia.
Posted byon February 6, 2014 at 11:12 AM EDT
On January 23, 2014, the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (WHIAAPI) held a Google Hangout in Chinese to discuss the Health Insurance Marketplace.