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Moving Forward to Protect Native American Women: Justice Department Announces VAWA 2013 Pilot Project for TribesPosted byon February 6, 2014 at 1:38 PM EDT
In 2013, President Obama signed the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), recognizing a tribe’s inherent right to protect women previously left vulnerable by gaps in the law. Three American Indian tribes will participate in the Department of Justice’s Pilot Project to implement the new law.
Posted byon February 6, 2014 at 1:08 PM EDT
During his remarks at this year's National Prayer Breakfast, the President focused on the importance of freedom of religion -– not only in America, but also around the world.
Robots, Spaceflight, and America’s Open-Data Treasure Chest addressed at White House “State of STEM” Event for KidsPosted byon January 29, 2014 at 7:24 PM EDT
Today, the White House convened a portion of the Nation’s geeky brain trust, along with America’s next generation of innovators to discuss steps the Administration is taking to continue the tradition of scientific breakthroughs and discoveries that have long made our country great.
Posted byon January 29, 2014 at 1:39 PM EDT
Four of the First Lady's guests at the State of the Union were Latino, and reflect the stories of our families and our country.
Posted byon January 27, 2014 at 7:00 AM EDT
Find out who was invited to join First Lady Michelle Obama at the 2014 State of the Union.
Posted byon January 24, 2014 at 1:01 AM EDT
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
Posted byon January 17, 2014 at 11:30 AM EDT
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. dedicated his life to improving the world in which he lived—and challenged the rest of us to do the same. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service will honor his legacy as hundreds of thousands of Americans pay tribute by serving their communities.
Posted byon January 13, 2014 at 7:37 PM EDT
As part of the Department of Health and Human Services’ regular reporting on enrollment in private health care plans through the Affordable Care Act marketplaces, the department releases demographic information on the enrollees, including breakdowns by age.
Posted byon January 10, 2014 at 4:12 PM EDT
Ten Americans told us what having new or improved health insurance in the new year means to them. You should read what they had to say.
Posted byon January 8, 2014 at 6:18 PM EDT
As more than 30 heads of space agencies from around the world prepare to gather in Washington January 9-10 for an unprecedented summit on the future of space exploration, we are pleased to announce that the Obama Administration has approved an extension of the International Space Station (ISS) until at least 2024.