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  • This Day in History: Carving Out a Piece of Thanksgiving History

    Gobble up some history about Thanksgiving at the White House.


  • In Case You Missed It: A Look at the Presidential Medal of Freedom Ceremony

    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.


  • The Faces of Health Care: Amy W.

    My husband and I own and operate a semi truck. For the past 3 years, we have been paying $1200 a month for health coverage. Under the ACA exchanges, we found a plan with the same insurer for $89.


  • Weekly Wrap Up: This Week at the White House

    It’s been a busy week here at the White House. In case you've missed some of our top stories this week, here’s a recap.


  • VA to Host Annual National Veterans Small Business Engagement

    From Dec. 9 to Dec. 11, the Department of Veterans Affairs will host its annual National Veterans Small Business Engagement (NVSBE) at the Georgia World Congress Center.


  • This Day in History: Seven Score and 11 Years Ago...

    On this day in history, President Abraham Lincoln gave one of his most iconic speeches -- The Gettysburg Address.


  • Earth Observations Benefit Nations

    Last week, the Eleventh Plenary Session of the Group on Earth Observations (GEO-XI) convened representatives from around the world. The intergovernmental Group on Earth Observations (GEO) is a collaborative, multi-national organization created to help connect Earth assessment tools around the world. As one of four permanent members of GEO's Executive Committee, the United States works through the domestic U.S. Group on Earth Observations to support investment and innovation in Earth observations.


  • Giving Americans Easier Access to Their Own Data

    The Internal Revenue Service's new "Get Transcript" tool allows taxpayers improved access to their own personal tax data. This innovative information service is the latest in a series of "My Data Initiatives": Federal efforts to empower Americans with easy, secure, and useful access to their personal data.


  • Hardware Hacking for Disaster Response in Red Hook, Brooklyn

    On October 10 – 11, technologists, entrepreneurs, and innovators across the public and private sectors participated in the first Civic Hardware Hackathon for Disaster Preparedness in support of the White House Innovation for Disaster Response and Recovery Initiative.


  • Celebrating Campus Leaders during National Entrepreneurship Month

    In recognition of National Entrepreneurship Month, OSTP checked in with some of the University Innovation Fellows. The University Innovation Fellows program, launched last year by Epicenter, a national hub for entrepreneurship and engineering education funded by the National Science Foundation, supports student leaders working to stimulate entrepreneurial activity and collaboration on and across their campuses.


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