On Tuesday, Alaska's governor, Sean Parnell ordered the state flags to fly at half-mast on Wednesday in observance of Peace Officers Memorial Day as well as Law Enforcement Memorial Week. ... Full story
Syria has been using chemical weapons in the last month against on their own people according to Israel. ... Full story
This week, the President, Vice President and First Lady continued to call for action to reduce gun violence, while the President announced the Fiscal Year 2014 Budget, conferred the Medal of Honor, met with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, and held an Easter Prayer breakfast.
President Obama presents the Commander-in-Chief Trophy to the U.S. Naval Academy Football Team. April 12, 2013.
Juneau, Alaska – The Alaska House of Representatives Tuesday passed a resolution calling on the governor and the state’s congressional delegation to take actions necessary to delay implementation of the Affordable Care Act, President Obama’s massive re-write of our nation’s health care laws. ... Full story
President Obama tells the American people about the budget he is sending to Congress, which makes the tough choices required to grow our economy and shrink our deficits.
In this week's address, President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama wish everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays, and thank our brave troops and their families for their service.
During this holiday season, President Obama gives thanks in his weekly address for all of the blessings we share as Americans, and expressed his gratitude to the brave men and women who are defending our freedom around the world.
President Obama calls on Congress to pass the bipartisan, paid-for ideas that he proposed last year to put construction workers back to work upgrading our roads and bridges, teachers back in the classroom educating our kids and police and firefighters back on the job keeping our communities safe, and addresses the state of the economy, including the situation in Europe, which continues to pose headwinds to our recovery here at home. June 8, 2012.
The comet that will make its closest approach to the sun on November 28th, had its picture taken by the Hubble telescope on April 10th. ... Full story