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President Obama enjoys a shaved ice on the final day of 2013. (JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Rings In New Year In Low-Key Fashion

The White House said the president planned to stay at home and ring in the new year with friends and family.

01/01/2014

President Barack Obama (Photo by Pete Marovich-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama Ringing in New Year in Low-Key Fashion

President Barack Obama is closing out a difficult year in low-key fashion, with hopes for better results to come in 2014, particularly for his troubled health care law.

12/31/2013

President Barack Obama delivers remarks during a reception at the White House for the 2013 Kennedy Center Honorees on December 8, 2013 in Washington, DC. (credit: Kristoffer Tripplaar/Getty Images)

President Obama Skips Out Of Washington For Hawaii Vacation

President Barack Obama has begun his annual winter vacation in Hawaii.

12/21/2013

U.S. President Barack Obama jumps into the ocean at Pyramid Rock Beach January 1, 2013 in Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii.   (credit: Pete Souza/Getty Images)

Obama Returning To Hawaii For Winter Holidays

The White House says President Barack Obama and his family will be traveling to Hawaii.

12/19/2013

Kona, Hawaii (credit, Thinkstock)

Best Places In America For A Tropical Christmas

Americans hoping to escape winter weather can enjoy a tropical Christmas in Hawaii or Florida at places such as Honolulu, Lahaina, Waikiki and Key West.

12/10/2013

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Best Winter Getaways In America

Whether it means hitting the slopes or riding the waves, many winter travelers have a few favorite destinations across America to cure the winter blues. The following are five of the best winter getaways in the U.S.

11/26/2013

This Oct. 21, 2013 photo shows the U.S. government Internet health insurance exchange HealthCare.gov. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Director Of Hawaii’s Obamacare Exchange Resigns After Delays, Low Signups

The director of Hawaii’s health insurance marketplace under President Barack Obama’s federal health care overhaul has resigned after delays in getting the exchange running and low signups in the first month.

11/24/2013

President Barack Obama's motorcade enters Marine Corps Base Hawaii for his morning workout at Semper Fit Gym after leaving his vacation compound on Dec. 30, 2011 in Kailua, Hawaii. (credit: Kent Nishimura/AFP/Getty Images)

Hawaii Town Where Obamas Vacation Every Christmas Wants State To Stop Sending Them Tourists

People from across the world are drawn to the coastal town of Kailua. Its white sand beaches are among the nation’s best. Some recommend the Honolulu suburb for its laid-back vibe. And President Barack Obama vacations there with his family each Christmas.

11/14/2013

File photo of President Barack Obama. (credit: Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama: Gay Marriage Vote ‘Makes Me Even Prouder’ To Have Been Born In Hawaii

Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie is expected to sign a bill Wednesday legalizing gay marriage, expanding the state’s aloha spirit and positioning the islands for more newlywed tourists.

11/13/2013

File photo of Hawaii. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Hawaii Senate Passes Gay Marriage Bill

HONOLULU — The state Senate passed a bill Tuesday legalizing gay marriage, putting Hawaii a signature away from becoming a same-sex wedding destination. Gov. Neil Abercrombie, who called lawmakers to a special session for the […]

11/12/2013

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