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Obama Signs Disaster Declaration For Mass.
(Associated Press) - President Obama has signed a disaster declaration for Massachusetts and ordered federal aid to help the state recover from the blizzard that hit the region from Jan. 26-28.
Federal Emergency Management Agency officials issued the declaration Monday after Gov...
Obama Speaks At Kennedy Institute Dedication
President Barack Obama says American politicians in an era of partisanship should try to carry themselves more the late Massachusetts Sen. Edward Kennedy.
Obama was speaking at the formal dedication of an institute named for Kennedy in Boston...
Baker Seeks Federal Disaster Aid For Snowstorms
Gov. Charlie Baker has formally asked the federal government to declare a disaster in 10 Massachusetts counties after a record-setting series of winter storms.
The request was made Friday in a 22-page letter to President Barack Obama, delivered through the Federal Emergency Management Agency...
Gov. Baker Seeks Federal Disaster Declaration For Snowstorms
Gov. Charlie Baker's administration plans to seek about $400 million in federal disaster assistance for the record-setting snowstorms that wreaked havoc on Massachusetts.
An administration official tells The Associated Press that the governor will be sending a letter to President Barack Obama by…
Obama Orders Slowdown Of Troop Withdrawal From Afghanistan
President Obama is slowing the U.S. troop drawdown in Afghanistan. President Obama says the U.S. will keep nearly 10-thousand U.S. troops in Afghanistan through the end of this year.
In a White House news briefing with new Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, Obama said he remains committed to ending more …
Leonard Nimoy Remembered
NASA is remembering the life of Leonard Nimoy. Nimoy, who is best known for his role as Mr. Spock in "Star Trek", died on Friday. Nimoy attended several NASA events and worked to promote several NASA missions throughout the years.
NASA Administrator, Charles Bolden, issued a statement that …
Update: House Passes One-Week Funding Bill For DHS
Update:  The U.S. House of Representatives passed a one-week funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security late Friday night.  President Obama signed the measure just before midnight.
(Earlier Story)
:  It's back to the drawing board as a short-term bill funding the Departme…

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