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Posted byon April 6, 2011 at 2:19 PM EDT
High-speed rail can be the transportation innovation that drives the economy of the future. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood lays out the benefits of investing in high-speed rail today.
Posted byon April 5, 2011 at 10:24 AM EDT
How fast does grass grow? Does the design of a bridge have an effect on its weight-bearing capacity? What are the health effects of hand washing? Students competing in the 2011 D.C. Science and Engineering Fair addressed these and many other questions with research projects featured this weekend at the D.C. Armory.
Posted byon March 29, 2011 at 6:11 PM EDT
Announcing the 2011 White House Easter Egg Roll logo, poster contest and more.
Posted byon March 18, 2011 at 4:12 PM EDT
On Saturday, the Director of the Council on Women and Girls, Tina Tchen, spoke to a crowded room of young feminist activists about the Administration's efforts to advance the rights of women and girls.
Posted byon February 4, 2011 at 3:19 PM EDT
VA hosted a Homeless Veterans Stand Down event that provided employment services, benefits claims, counseling, pastoral care, clothing, haircuts and health screenings. Stand Down events are part of the VA’s emphasis to end Veteran homelessness in five years.
Posted byon December 21, 2010 at 6:27 PM EDT
HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius takes to the White House White Board to explain a new regulation that fleshes out the "rate review" provision from the Affordable Care Act to protect consumers from unreasonable rate increases.
Posted byon December 20, 2010 at 5:55 PM EDT
Veteran Women Resource Center Open House offered opportunities for the VA staff to connect with women Veterans and assist and inform them of the many programs and service available.
Posted byon December 2, 2010 at 4:06 PM EDT
Anew report looks at high health insurance premiums and indicates that the Affordable Care Act could help save families over $3,000 per year
Posted byon December 2, 2010 at 12:51 PM EDT
Alexia Kelley highlights one community's efforts to recognize World AIDS Day and shares steps you can take to participate as well.
Posted byon December 1, 2010 at 1:00 PM EDT
The theme for the White House Christmas 2010 is Simple Gifts - a celebration of friends and family, hearth and home, and the simple things that bring joy at Christmas. Watch a behind-the-scenes video of the making of holidays at the White House.