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First Lady Michelle Obama delivers remarks at a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) workshop at the T.C. Williams High School on Feb. 5, 2014 in Alexandria, Va. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

First Lady to Students: Apply For Federal Aid

Michelle Obama has a message for students who are thinking about going to college: fill out the federal financial aid form.


A couple on an ATV turn around at the edge of a flooded road on September 14, 2013 in La Salle, Colorado. The Sanchez family has lived there for 11 years and said they've never seen anything even close to this level of flooding in the area. Heavy rains for the better part of week fueled widespread flooding in numerous Colorado towns. The historic flooding forced thousands to evacuate the area and more rain is predicted through the weekend. (Photo by Marc Piscotty/Getty Images)

Obama Orders Federal Aid for Flood-Ravaged Colorado

President Barack Obama has signed a disaster declaration and ordered federal aid for flood ravaged Colorado.


Rep. Peter King, chairman of the sub-committee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence, once again suggested the 9/11 terror attacks are directly linked to current Middle East unrest, saying that “ISIS is more of a threat to the United States now than Al-Qaeda was prior to September 11.”  (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

King: Boehner, Republicans ‘Have Written Me Off’ After Scrapping Sandy Aid Bill

New York area-lawmakers in both parties erupted in anger late Tuesday night after learning the House Republican leadership decided to allow the current term of Congress to end without holding a vote on aid for victims of Superstorm Sandy.


President Barack Obama speaks during the National Urban League convention at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, La., July 25, 2012. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages)

Washington, D.C. To Receive Federal Aid For Storm Recovery

The president made an announcement that will bring relief aid to the nation’s capital.


A woman walks to the Freddie Mac offices on Aug. 11, 2010, in McLean, Va. (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Freddie Mac Requests $19 Million In Additional Aid After Posting Loss

Government-controlled mortgage giant Freddie Mac is requesting $19 million in additional federal aid after posting a loss for the first quarter of this year.