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2015-03-04 08:31:49

WASHINGTON, March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Give an Hour launched the "Change Direction" campaign at a groundbreaking summit on mental health today in Washington, D.C.

2015-03-03 12:24:27

President Obama's fiscal 2016 budget proposes new measures to speed cuts in emissions from power plants.

2015-02-27 04:21:05

In Interview for Groundbreaking Oral History Project, 18 Year-Old McQueen Discusses How He Turned Around His Life with President Obama NEW YORK, Feb.

Obama Keystone XL
2015-02-25 08:57:55

President Barack Obama made good on his threat to veto the bill approving the Keystone XL pipeline on Tuesday, doing so just hours after it was officially sent to the White House.

2015-02-24 23:00:45

As expected, President Barack Obama today vetoed a bill urging the administration to approve the Keystone XL pipeline, which would transport oil from the Alberta tar sands in Canada to refineries

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2015-02-15 11:13:13

In an effort to help America's cyber problems, Obama signed a new executive order designed to encourage private-sector firms and the government to share information about potential cyber-threats.

2015-02-13 12:24:16

WASHINGTON, Feb. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Latino Coalition Chairman and Former Administrator of the U.S.

2015-02-09 08:31:35

Outdoor space will provide respite and healing for children and families WASHINGTON, Feb.

2015-01-27 16:25:23

Positive attitudes towards the state of the country also on the rise NEW YORK, Jan.

Grizzly bear
2015-01-26 14:37:55

On Sunday, President Barack Obama called for the new Republican-led Congress to create what would be the biggest protected wilderness area in United States history along Alaska’s coast.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.