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President Barack Obama pardons the National Thanksgiving Turkey “Cheese” during the annual ceremony in the Grand Foyer of the White House on Wednesday. John F. Kennedy was the first president to actually pardon a Thanksgiving turkey....
Photo by Flickr user Dark Dwarf. Editor’s Note: Medicare open enrollment extends to Dec. 7 this year, but questions about this complicated program do not end then. Making Sen$e has turned to journalist Philip Moeller, who writes widely on health and...
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...