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Posted byon August 15, 2014 at 11:49 AM EDT
New data from the Department of Commerce show the travel and tourism industry supported 7.6 million jobs in 2013, up 146,000 jobs from 2012.
Posted byon August 14, 2014 at 5:19 PM EDT
The Department of Education unveils a new grant opportunity to partner with states and local communities to expand the reach of high-quality preschool.
Posted byon August 14, 2014 at 4:47 PM EDT
The White House welcomes outstanding students and teachers from across the country for the Presidential Environmental Education Awards National Recognition Ceremony.
Posted byon August 14, 2014 at 3:04 PM EDT
President Obama updates the nation on two issues that he's been "monitoring closely" -- America's military operations in Iraq, and the situation in Ferguson, Missouri.
Posted byon August 13, 2014 at 4:44 PM EDT
White House Executive Chef Cris Comerford took Maker Camp campers on a virtual field trip of the White House Kitchen Garden, and answered questions about what it’s like to cook for the First Family and for special guests of the White House.
Posted byon August 13, 2014 at 1:00 PM EDT
Following a meeting with community college leaders, the Administration announces several developments in our efforts to expand college opportunity for all Americans.
Posted byon August 12, 2014 at 5:02 PM EDT
The President issues a statement on the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown, who was fatally shot on Saturday by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri.
Posted byon August 12, 2014 at 4:09 PM EDT
A new White House report looks at the progress businesses and communities are making in raising the minimum wage for millions of workers.
Posted byon August 12, 2014 at 2:15 PM EDT
White House Executive Chef Cris Comerford invites you to join a virtual Maker Camp Field Trip to the White House Kitchen Garden.
Posted byon August 11, 2014 at 9:38 PM EDT
President Obama releases a statement following the passing of legendary stand-up comedian and actor Robin Williams.