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Posted byon September 23, 2014 at 1:20 PM EST
Leaders from more than 120 countries gathered in New York for the UN Climate Summit. On the agenda: a challenge that knows no borders, produces devastating local impacts, and requires global action.
Posted byon September 23, 2014 at 9:38 AM EST
President Obama ordered American armed forces to begin targeted airstrikes against ISIL targets in Syria. Speaking from the White House South Lawn, the President made it clear that these strikes are part of the U.S. campaign to deliver one message to ISIL: They will find no-safe haven.
Posted byon September 18, 2014 at 1:48 PM EST
The White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (WHIAAPI) is proud to announce its first class of E3! Ambassadors, 32 young leaders from across the nation committed to improving the quality of life and opportunity for young AAPIs.
Posted byon September 18, 2014 at 8:45 AM EST
President Obama welcomes 2014 Scripps National Spelling Bee co-champions Sriram Hathwar and Ansun Sujoe to the Oval Office.
Posted byon September 15, 2014 at 4:54 PM EST
Frank Lowe is being honored as a Individual and Community Preparedness Champion of Change.
Posted byon September 15, 2014 at 3:51 PM EST
Our border has been and remains more secure than it has been in decades. Earlier this year, we saw an influx of Central American migrants including unaccompanied children and adults with children in one isolated area of our border, the Rio Grande Valley in Texas but the Administration took decisive action and the situation is improving.
Posted byon September 12, 2014 at 1:51 PM EST
In the sixth round of the TIGER program, the Department of Transportation is making nearly $600 million in grants available and awarding them to 72 transportation projects across 46 states and in D.C.
Posted byon September 11, 2014 at 12:40 PM EST
Today, millions of people across the country will commemorate the anniversary of 9/11 through acts of service. To honor the memories of those we lost, we come together to make our communities better and our world a brighter place through acts of volunteerism.
Commerce Department Reports Demonstrate that Exports Continue to Help Spur U.S. Economy and Support JobsPosted byon September 2, 2014 at 5:13 PM EST
The Obama Administration and the U.S. Department of Commerce today released two new reports that further prove exports are strengthening our economy and creating good jobs.
Posted byon August 27, 2014 at 8:35 AM EST
Last night, White House economist Betsey Stevenson sent the email below to the White House email list, telling the story of the progress women have made since gaining the right to vote -- and what's still left to accomplish.