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97 Year Old Woman Takes Field Trip to White House [VIDEO]
Vivian Bailey grew up in the South during a time where segregation was second nature. As a result, she never had the opportunity to go on a field trip. "Only the white kids were allowed to," she said. Yesterday, at 97-years-old, the school volunteer lived a lifelong dream of going …
Obama Honors Teacher Of The Year
President Obama is honoring the 2015 Teacher of the Year.
Shanna Peeples is a high school English teacher in Texas. In a White House ceremony, the President said Peeples sets high expectations and is confident that her students are going to do "amazing things...
Obama Addresses Baltimore Violence
Although he's showing no sympathy for the rioters in Baltimore, President Barack Obama is expressing deep frustration with recurring black deaths at the hands of police.
He says there have been ``too many instances'' in which police appear to interact with people -- mostly black, mostl…
President Promises Review Of Drone Strike
President Obama is promising that there will be a review of a drone strike in January that killed an American and Italian hostage along with al-Qaeda operatives.
In a speech to members of the U.S. intelligence community today, he said that he wants to identify the lessons that can be learned in order…
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...
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 …

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