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  • President Obama's Bracket for the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament

    President Obama picked the Michigan State Spartans to beat the Louisville Cardinals in the final game of the 2014 NCAA tournament.

  • West Wing Week 03/14/14 or "What's Up, Captain America?"

    This week, the Vice President and Dr. Biden traveled to Chile to attend the President's inauguration, while this President worked on improving access to college for students, raising the minimum wage, and negotiating a peaceful settlement to the conflict in Ukraine. He also got out the word about this year's March 31st deadline for health insurance applications, congratulated NCAA champs, and designated a new national monument.

  • A World-Class Education for Every Student in America

    President Obama discusses his plan to equip all American with the education the need to compete in the 21st century economy and announces a new FAFSA Completion Initiative to give more Americans the opportunity to afford, attend, and graduate from college.

  • Introducing the 2014 Advocates for Action

    Whether it is developing groundbreaking programs to break the cycle of drug use and crime, conducting innovative research that expands our understanding of how drugs affect the human body, expanding treatment opportunities, or preventing drug use before it starts, the 2014 ONDCP Advocates for Action are making a difference by reducing drug use and its consequences.

  • Shaping the Next Generation of STEM Entrepreneurs

    Felecia Hatcher is the Co-Founder of Code Fever, an initiative that trains African American youth in the areas of technology and entrepreneurship. As an Author, Social Entrepreneur and the Chief Popsicle of Feverish Ice Cream, Hatcher has been featured in Black Enterprise as the Innovator of the Week, Essence Magazine Tech Master, the NBC Today Show, The Cooking Channel, and Grio’s 100 African American’s Making History.

  • The Week in Photos: Let's Move! Fourth Anniversary

    Here's what the fourth anniversary of Let's Move! looked like in photos.

  • Champion of African American History: The Honorable Shirley Chisholm of New York

    Representative Shirley Chisholm of New York will be forever remembered for the ground she broke in Congress, and the ground she laid for millions of women, girls, and African Americans in this country.

  • Crime Doesn't Pay

    Crime doesn’t pay when it comes to defrauding Medicare or Medicaid -- but our crime-fighting efforts do. Over the past three years, every dollar we’ve invested to fight fraud and abuse has returned $8.10 to the American taxpayer.

  • Creating Healthier Out-of-School Environments for Kids Across the Country

    Continuing the celebration of the fourth anniversary of Let’s Move!, the First Lady traveled to Miami to visit a parks and recreation center to highlight a new announcement around healthy out-of-school time programs.

  • We the Geeks: Celebrating Black History Month

    The Office of Science and Technology is hosting and participating in a series of activities to highlight diverse STEM role models and the urgent need to help minority students across the country envision themselves as tomorrow’s discoverers, explorers, developers, and STEM innovators.