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Many business leaders say they are disappointed President Obama’s executive action didn’t include items such as making allotted but unused green cards available for foreign workers. WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s executive...
President Obama will pardon a turkey at 2:15 p.m. EST in an annual pre-Thanksgiving tradition. PBS NewsHour will stream the event live. In front of an audience at the Rose Garden Wednesday, the day before Thanksgiving, President Barack Obama is set...
November is Manatee Awareness Month. Celebrate by learning eight facts about the gentle sea cows. Illustrations by Ruth Tam Manatees are the slow, lumbering, gentle giants of the aquatic ecosystem. Every November, the West Indian manatee, native to...
The Obama administration set their sights on stricter ozone pollution thresholds, looking to fulfill one of President Obama’s original campaign promises. AP Photo/Nick Simonite WASHINGTON — The Obama administration took steps Wednesday to...
Proposed regulations from the Department of Education look to improve teacher preparation and interaction with students. Photo by Melanie Stetson Freeman/The Christian Science Monitor Too many new teachers are under-prepared for the classroom and...
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg underwent surgery Wednesday to clear coronary blockage. Photo by Steve Petteway, Collection of the Supreme Court of the United States WASHINGTON — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has had surgery...