President Barack Obama speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Friday, April 18, 2014, where he presented the Commander-in-Chief's Trophy to the United States Naval Academy football team. The Obama administration is extending indefinitely the amount of time federal agencies have to review the Keystone XL pipeline, the State Department said Friday, likely punting the decision over the controversial oil pipeline past the midterm elections. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

White House makes economics focus of Asia trip

By: Darlene Superville, AP WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is focusing President Barack Obama's upcoming Asia-Pacific trip on the economic benefits of closer ties to the region, but regional security concerns are likely to be pushed higher on the president's agenda because of the tense … [Read More...]

President Barack Obama walks along the Colonnade of the White House with Tanya Bradsher, May 30, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

Inside the White House: Tanya Bradsher

By April D. Ryan, aprildryan.com It is Veterans Day, and according to the US Department of Veterans Affairs, it is a Federal holiday designated as a time to honor America's veterans for their patriotism, love of country, and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common good. This morning, … [Read More...]

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Inside Look: Women Rule 2014

Courtesy: Politico Go behind the scenes with the speakers, producers and guests at POLITICO, Google and the Tory Burch Foundation's first event of 2014, "How Women Run: Power, Perception and Reality." Video produced by Madeline Marshall. … [Read More...]

A Closer Look

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WHCA to Honor White House Reporter

(AURN) -- A pioneering African-American reporter will be honored next month at the annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner; the same … [Read More...]

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This Wily Gatecrasher at the White House Is a Red Fox

Source: WSJ By: Carol E. Lee There's a red fox living on the grounds of the White House. The elusive critter has called the presidential … [Read More...]

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Obama: 8 Million People Have Signed Up for Private Health Coverage

Source: WhiteHouse.gov Take a look at a few more important numbers, from a fact sheet released today: 8 million people signed up for private … [Read More...]

In Depth

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Statement by the Press Secretary on South Sudan

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 22, 2014 Statement … [Read More...]

(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

Moment of Silence

Source: WhiteHouse.gov President Barack Obama observes a moment of silence during his meeting … [Read More...]

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President Addresses NAN Convention

President Obama delivers remarks at the National Action Network's 16th Annual Convention. April 11, … [Read More...]

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Sebelius talks Obamacare, Resignation

Source: NBC News Andrea Mitchell’s full Meet the Press interview with outgoing Health and Human … [Read More...]

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Presidents Remember Passage of Civil Rights Act

By: April Ryan, aprildryan.com | AURN American Presidents are in Austin, Texas at the Lyndon … [Read More...]

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I Remember Madiba

By: April Ryan, aprildryan.com The world is literally pausing, remembering this eras leader for justice, and equality. Nelson Mandela also known as Madiba, … [Read More...]

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Remembering President Kennedy and His Civil Rights Legacy

By: April Ryan, aprildryan.com 50 years ago today in Dallas, Texas an assassin's bullet took the life of a young American President who only saw 3 years in … [Read More...]

President Barack Obama walks along the Colonnade of the White House with Tanya Bradsher, May 30, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

Inside the White House: Tanya Bradsher

By April D. Ryan, aprildryan.com It is Veterans Day, and according to the US Department of Veterans Affairs, it is a Federal holiday designated as a time to … [Read More...]

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The Fate of HBCUs

By: April Ryan, aprildryan.com The Department of Education was the venue Wednesday for a meeting with Education Secretary Arnie Duncan and the new Director … [Read More...]

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Continuing the March: 50 Years Later

By April Ryan, aprildryan.com This week is a time of reflections on matters of fairness, race and justice as there are commemorative activities marking the … [Read More...]

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Exclusive Interview Aboard Air Force One: April Ryan and President Obama

By: April Ryan, aprilryan.com On the flight to South Africa, the President wanted to set the tone for the visit by focusing in on sub-Saharan Africa. From … [Read More...]

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