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File photo of first lady Michelle Obama. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Sodexo Food Service Company Pledges Better Meals

One of the nation’s largest food service companies is making a series of changes in support of Michelle Obama’s anti-childhood obesity initiative.

03/12/2014

In the 15 months since working for $7.25 sweeping floors and serving customers, the 22-year-old KFC employee from Brooklyn has become one of the most visible faces of a movement that has staged strikes across the country demanding a $15-an-hour wage and union representation for fast-food workers.  (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Unions Propel Minimum Wage Activist From KFC To The White House

In the 15 months since working for $7.25 sweeping floors and serving customers, the 22-year-old KFC employee from Brooklyn has become one of the most visible faces of a movement that has staged strikes across the country demanding a $15-an-hour wage and union representation for fast-food workers.

03/02/2014

Comedian and actor Will Ferrell took to Facebook to encourage people to GgetCovered with healthcare through the Affordable Care Act -- but thousands of Facebook users encouraged Ferrell to keep his opinion to himself.  (Via Facebook)

Will Ferrell Blasted With Negative Comments For Facebook Health Care Pitch

Comedian and actor Will Ferrell took to Facebook to encourage people to GgetCovered with healthcare through the Affordable Care Act — but thousands of Facebook users encouraged Ferrell to keep his political opinion to himself.

02/26/2014

Stymied by a divided Congress, President Barack Obama appealed for help from the nation's governors Monday as he seeks to advance economic policies that stand little chance of winning passage on Capitol Hill. Photo by Martin H. Simon-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama Looks To More ‘Practical’ State Level Leaders For Economic Help

Stymied by a divided Congress, President Barack Obama appealed for help from the nation’s governors Monday as he seeks to advance economic policies that stand little chance of winning passage on Capitol Hill.

02/24/2014

The White House is expressing deep concern about violence in Venezuela and calling for those responsible to be held accountable. (Photo credit should read LEO RAMIREZ/AFP/Getty Images)

White House Concerned About Violence In Venezuela

The White House is expressing deep concern about violence in Venezuela and calling for those responsible to be held accountable.

02/18/2014

The White House says a costly spending bill President Barack Obama signed into law five years ago Monday was good for the economy and helped the U.S. avoid another Great Depression. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama: Federal Stimulus Bill Was Good For Economy, Jobs

The White House says a costly spending bill President Barack Obama signed into law five years ago Monday was good for the economy and helped the U.S. avoid another Great Depression.

02/17/2014

President Barack Obama is obtaining commitments from foundations, businesses and community groups to help young minority men improve their employment opportunities and to intervene before some of them get sucked into the criminal justice system.  (Saul Loeb-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama Launches Effort To Get Minority Men Jobs, Avoid Criminal Cycle

President Barack Obama is obtaining commitments from foundations, businesses and community groups to help young minority men improve their employment opportunities and to intervene before some of them get sucked into the criminal justice system.

02/11/2014

The White House is applauding a University of Missouri football player's decision to announce that he is gay, with President Barack Obama's spokesman, first lady Michelle Obama and Vice President Joe Biden all portraying him as a courageous and inspirational athlete.  (credit: Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

White House Shows Support For ‘Courage’ In Gay Mo. Player’s Announcement

The White House is applauding a University of Missouri football player’s decision to announce that he is gay.

02/10/2014

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Obama Secures $750M In Pledges To Get Kids Online

President Barack Obama has secured commitments from U.S. companies worth about $750 million to get more students connected to high-speed Internet.

02/04/2014

Days after House Republicans unveiled a roadmap for an overhaul of the nation's broken immigration system, one of its backers said legislation is unlikely to pass during this election year. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Ryan: ‘We Don’t Trust The President To Enforce’ Immigration Laws

Days after House Republicans unveiled a roadmap for an overhaul of the nation’s broken immigration system, one of its backers said legislation is unlikely to pass during this election year.

02/02/2014

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