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Obama hails veterans, pledges continued support

Nov 11 2012

ARLINGTON, Virginia President Barack Obama laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier to mark the Veterans Day holiday on Sunday, declaring that soldiers' needs would be met even as the country winds down wars in the Middle East and Asia. | Video

Obama calls for 'Master Teachers' to help schools

Jul 18 2012

WASHINGTON President Barack Obama on Wednesday proposed a $1 billion program to recruit high-performing math and science teachers to mentor and evaluate their peers and help students excel.

Obama calls for 'Master Teachers' to help schools

Jul 18 2012

WASHINGTON President Barack Obama on Wednesday proposed a $1 billion program to recruit high-performing math and science teachers to mentor and evaluate their peers and help students excel.

Obama calls for 'Master Teachers' to help schools

Jul 18 2012

WASHINGTON, July 18 U.S. President Barack Obama on Wednesday proposed a $1 billion program to recruit high-performing math and science teachers to mentor and evaluate their peers and help students excel.

US gives temporary health insurance to seasonal firefighters

Jul 17 2012

WASHINGTON, July 17 The federal government on Tuesday granted temporary healthcare coverage for seasonal firefighters battling U.S. wildfires this summer, a move President Barack Obama said would guarantee that those putting themselves in harm's way received the care they deserved.

Scorching heat, dry conditions stifle July 4 celebrations

Jul 05 2012

WASHINGTON Millions of Americans headed for parades and fireworks shows on Wednesday to mark a sweltering Fourth of July holiday, some even celebrating as the nation's founders did - without electricity.

Scorching heat, dry conditions stifle July 4 celebrations

Jul 04 2012

WASHINGTON Millions of Americans headed for parades and fireworks shows on Wednesday to mark a sweltering Fourth of July holiday, some even celebrating as the nation's founders did - without electricity.

Scorching heat, dry conditions stifle July 4 celebrations

Jul 04 2012

WASHINGTON Millions of Americans headed for parades and fireworks shows on Wednesday to mark a sweltering Fourth of July holiday, some even celebrating as the nation's founders did - without electricity.

Scorching heat, dry conditions stifle July 4 celebrations

Jul 04 2012

WASHINGTON Millions of Americans headed for parades and fireworks shows on Wednesday to mark a sweltering Fourth of July holiday, some even celebrating as the nation's founders did - without electricity.

Obama celebrates early Father's Day with other dads

Jun 13 2012

WASHINGTON President Barack Obama celebrated an early Father's Day on Wednesday as he visited a barbecue restaurant to have lunch with four dads.

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