As President Barack Obama winds down his time in office, pundits around the globe, not just in Washington, will begin assessing the impact of his administration. Secretary of State John Kerry’s stops in Kenya and Nigeria this week focused attention on the administration’s record in Africa. Show More Summary
Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument increased in land area as President Obama signs a decree expanding the area of the national monument.
This week, President Obama called on Republicans in Congress to take action and vote to fund the Administration’s response to the Zika virus. In February, the President asked Congress to fund emergency resources, including mosquito control,...Show More Summary
The recent flooding in Baton Rouge is a study in media bias if you compare it to media coverage of Hurricane Katrina. While Baton Rouge flooded, President Obama continued to
It's Friday, August 26, and Day 194 since Justice Antonin Scalia died and Mitch McConnell decided no nominee would get any Senate attention: No meetings, no hearings, no votes. It's also Day 163 since Merrick Garland was nominated by...Show More Summary
[guest post by JVW] We’ve slayed a lot of electrons on this site lamenting President Obama’s ridiculous and self-serving overtures to the Islamic Republic of Iran despite the provocations, prevarications, agitations, and humiliations that Iran has treated us to since the “Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action” was signed last year. Meanwhile, we have been subject […]
Each night, the President Obama reads 10 letters sent to him by the American people. This week, he responded to one that wasn't the typical letter. Kathleen wrote to the President through Facebook Messenger -- a newly launched way for ordinary Americans to send a note to the President. Show More Summary
To celebrate Women's Equality Day, President Obama has announced a group of 29 major US employers who have signed the White House Equal Pay Pledge and promised to help close the gender pay gap. On the list are 10 top tech giants including Apple, Facebook, Microsoft, Intel and IBM. Source: The White House
President Obama expanded a national monument off the coast of Hawaii, making it the world’s largest marine protected area.
Just in time for the new school year, a federal judge has blocked President Obama’s nation wide transgender school policy. Here’s the story from Christian Today: Conservative campaigners have welcomed a US judge’s decision to block an Obama administration policy that public schools should allow transgender students to use the bathrooms of their choice. The decision […]
It's the height of mosquito season. What is normally a nuisance in the summer has turned into a serious public health emergency, especially for Americans who are expecting or planning to start a family. The Zika virus -- and the mosquitos that carry them -- have made their way to the United States. Show More Summary
The parents of Kayla Mueller, the young American woman who was taken hostage and killed by ISIS, are saying that President Obama did not follow up on his promise to donate to their foundation.
Today, President Obama expanded the Papah?naumoku?kea Marine National Monument off the coast of Hawaii to encompass more than half a million square miles — making it the world's largest marine protected area. Home to more than 7,000Show More Summary
President Obama's expansion of a vast marine monument near Hawaii builds on Bush-era moves spurred by passionate ocean communicators.
noaasanctuaries: Today, President Obama announced that Papah?naumoku?kea Marine National Monument, located in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, will expand from 139,818 square miles to 582,578 square miles. That’s bigger than the total...Show More Summary
President Obama never made good on his promise to donate to a non-profit honoring slain American ISIS hostage Kayla Mueller.
It's been more than a year since President Obama finished his legacy defining nuclear deal with Iran. Since then, Iran has taken more Americans...
Yesterday, President Obama visited Baton Rouge, Louisiana, meeting with families and first responders affected by the floods. Learn more about the President’s visit and help with the recovery: go.wh.gov/LAflood
The Papah?naumoku?kea Marine National Monument was created by President George W. Bush. Now President Obama is quadrupling it in size — making it the biggest marine reserve in the world.
The video was created in collaboration with Oculus, National Geographic, and Felix & Paul Studios Although the National Park Service officially turned 100 years old yesterday, centennial celebrations continue throughout the month, with special events happening all across the country. Show More Summary