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Posted byon May 30, 2014 at 6:30 PM EDT
This week had a little bit of everything: President Obama making a surprise visit to Afghanistan; honoring our veterans for Memorial Day; the fourth-ever White House Science Fair; the first-ever Concussion Summit – and group hugs with the President. And that's barely scratching the surface.
Posted byon May 30, 2014 at 6:15 PM EDT
President Obama meets with the My Brother's Keeper Task Force to receive a report on the progress made in the first 90 days of the initiative, as well as an initial set of recommendations.
Posted byon May 30, 2014 at 5:33 PM EDT
Today, President Obama headed over to FEMA for an update on this year's preparations for hurricane season -- here's what you need to know.
Posted byon May 30, 2014 at 5:30 PM EDT
As a part of National Foster Care Month, California Congresswoman Karen Bass, over 60 former foster youth, and the cast members and creators of Disney’s The Fosters come to the White House to discuss ways to better ensure the health, safety, and economic empowerment of foster youth.
Posted byon May 30, 2014 at 2:56 PM EDT
Today's record release brings the total number of records made public by this White House to more than 3.66 million.
Posted byon May 30, 2014 at 10:55 AM EDT
Posted byon May 29, 2014 at 6:18 PM EDT
President Obama hosts the the Healthy Kids and Safe Sports Concussion Summit at the White House to raise awareness and increase efforts to curb concussions and traumatic brain injuries.
Posted byon May 29, 2014 at 11:30 AM EDT
The United States is producing more oil and natural gas; generating more electricity from renewables such as wind and solar; and consuming less petroleum while holding electricity consumption constant. These developments have had substantial economic and energy security benefits, and they are helping to reduce carbon emissions in the energy sector and thereby tackle the challenge posed by climate change.
Posted byon May 29, 2014 at 10:19 AM EDT
This GDP revision was due almost entirely to a downward revision to the inventories category, with small upward revisions to consumer spending and business fixed investment being offset by small downward revisions to net exports and state and local purchases. A range of more up-to-date data from March and April provide a more accurate and timely picture of where the economy is today.
Posted byon May 28, 2014 at 3:33 PM EDT
President Obama travels to West Point to congratulate the newest officers in the U.S. Army and to reflect on America's foreign policy agenda.