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Posted byon December 17, 2014 at 3:39 PM EST
Before the Senate adjourned, it confirmed 12 federal district court nominees, for a total of 307 lifetime-appointed federal judges confirmed during President Obama’s first six years.
Posted byon December 17, 2014 at 3:00 PM EST
With the U.S. economy on the move — and with worldwide demand for quality, innovative goods on the rise — there have never been greater opportunities for American small businesses to prosper on the global stage and add good-paying jobs here at home.
Posted byon December 9, 2014 at 4:52 PM EST
With this exciting new initiative from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), AmeriCorps members will expand their efforts to support tribes and localities in growing opportunity for all.
Posted byon December 5, 2014 at 6:06 PM EST
This World AIDS Day, OSTP and PEPFAR celebrate efforts that enable the fruits of science and technology to accelerate innovation and increase access to life-saving HIV treatment around the world.
More than 100 Bold New STEM Commitments as Part of the White House College Opportunity Day of ActionPosted byon December 5, 2014 at 3:58 PM EST
As part of yesterday's White House College Opportunity Day of Action, OSTP worked with college and university presidents, leaders of philanthropy and non-profit organizations, and CEOs of private sector companies to generate 110 bold new commitments to increase STEM degree access, preparation, and completion for more students from low income and underserved backgrounds in addition to women and minorities currently underrepresented in STEM fields.
Posted byon December 3, 2014 at 2:03 PM EST
The White House announces the 3D Printed Ornament Challenge in partnership with the Smithsonian. Twenty innovative designs were chosen as finalists and 5 of these designs were selected for display in the White House.
2014 Warrior Care Month: Wheelchair Basketball Player Got His Start from Adaptive Reconditioning ActivitiesPosted byon November 21, 2014 at 2:12 PM EST
Staff Sgt. Brian Boone was recovering at the Warrior Transition Battalion in Fort Sam Houston, Texas after losing his leg from severe injuries sustained while deployed to Afghanistan. During his recovery, he produced a training plan that not only paved a rehabilitation path for other wounded, ill, and injured service members through recreational sports, but ultimately led to his important role as a teammate of the San Antonio Spurs wheelchair basketball team.
Posted byon November 17, 2014 at 4:35 PM EST
Robots are working for us every day, in countless ways. At home, at work, and on the battlefield, robots are increasingly lifting the burdens of tasks that are dull, dirty, or dangerous.
Posted byon November 14, 2014 at 5:08 PM EST
Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, Ryan from Austin, TX was able to find quality, affordable health insurance after enrolling in the exchange in Texas.
Posted byon November 14, 2014 at 3:09 PM EST