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Posted byon December 17, 2014 at 4:46 PM EST
This August, we released an infographic showing states (and the District of Columbia) with laws allowing for the prescribing and administration of naloxone and/or criminal protections for bystanders who seek emergency assistance. Since then, even more states have enacted such laws, and we have updated the infographic to reflect current state laws as of December 2014.
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 15, 2014 at 4:30 PM EST
Dr. Biden gives remarks at the Military Spouse Employment Partnership Induction Ceremony, highlighting the skills of military spouses and thanking organizations committed to hiring them.
Posted byon December 10, 2014 at 7:02 PM EST
President Obama convenes the White House Summit on Early Education, bringing together a number of policymakers, school superintendents, corporate and community leaders, and others to talk about the importance of quality early childhood education.
Posted byon December 10, 2014 at 3:10 PM EST
Higher education institutions are responding to the President's call to action to support Making on college campuses. One recent effort responding to this call is the Make Schools Alliance, a new initiative that will provide students with spaces, projects and mentors to engage in hands-on Making activities and boost their interest and persistence in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
Posted byon November 26, 2014 at 6:38 PM EST
President Obama pardons the 2014 National Thanksgiving Day Turkeys- Mac and Cheese.
Posted byon November 26, 2014 at 9:30 AM EST
On Wednesday, November 26th, President Obama will announce the National Thanksgiving Turkey and, once again, we’re inviting the American people to decide which bird takes the title.
Posted byon November 11, 2014 at 10:47 AM EST
In just three years, the Joining Forces initiative has encouraged employers to hire and train more than 540,000 veterans and military spouses, according to the Obama administration. Biden took some time to chat with U.S. News about what the initiative has accomplished, and what comes next.
Posted byon October 22, 2014 at 6:29 PM EST
President Obama meets with Ebola Response Coordinator Ron Klain and Administration officials to discuss how we can prevent the spread of Ebola here at home.
Posted byon October 14, 2014 at 6:02 PM EST
President Obama travels to Joint Base Andrews, just outside of Washington, D.C., to attend a meeting with military leaders from more than 20 partner nations in the coalition to combat ISIL.