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Obama: India U.S. Partner But Must Work on Religious Intolerance

New Delhi, India.  President Barack Obama said India and the United States are not just natural partners, but that America can be India’s best partner. Obama capped his historic trip to India with a speech calling on both nations to come together to fight poverty, climate change and intolerance. President Barack Obama toasts Prime Minister [...]

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Obama: Interesting Stuff Happens in the Fourth Quarter

“My presidency is entering the fourth quarter. Interesting stuff happens in the fourth quarter.” President Barack Obama, 12/19/2014 . The best place to watch President Obama’s State of the Union address on Tuesday is http://wh.gov/SOTU.    5:13 PM – 17 Jan 2015 Tweet

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Obamacare: U.S. Starts Selling Health Insurance to Uninsured

Washington, D.C.  The U.S. has started offering to sell health insurance to millions of people who do not have coverage to help pay their medical bills. Early today, the federal government opened an Internet web site providing information on how uninsured people could buy insurance. The site was initially overwhelmed by so many visitors that many received an [...]

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Photo of the Day: POTUS #44 and #42 Backstage at CGI

New York, N.Y.  The hashtag for the Annual Meeting is #CGI2013. Follow CGI on Twitter @ClintonGlobal and Facebook at facebook.com/clintonglobalinitiative for meeting news and highlights, and watch the live webcasts at live.clintonglobalinitiative.org. Tweet

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Update: Nobel Winner Mario Vargas Llosa Unveils New Novel

UPDATE:  Nobel-winning author Mario Vargas Llosa is unveiling his new novel, titled The Discreet Hero and set in his native Peru. The novel revisits two influential cities in Mario’s past, the Peruvian capital Lima and the small northwestern city of Piura. Mario told reporters Wednesday that the plot centers on a small business owner from Piura who [...]

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Shanah Tovah! — Happy Rosh Hashanah — from The White House

Washington, D.C.  Shanah Tovah from the White House!  At sundown on Wednesday evening, the Jewish community here in the United States and all over the world will begin celebrating Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. Over the course of the High Holidays, we reflect on the past year and recommit ourselves to our core values.  [...]

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In Support of Obama Request to Congress for Syria Strike

Washington, D.C.  President Obama laid out the case for a targeted military action against Syrian regime targets as a result of their use of chemical weapons that killed over one thousand people — including hundreds of children.  The Stewardship Report endorses this action to prevent the loss of more women and children. The President also [...]

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U.S. Federal Government Will Allow State Marijuana Laws

Washington, D.C.  The United States government took an historic step back from its long-running drug war on Thursday, when Attorney General Eric Holder informed the governors of Washington and Colorado that the Department of Justice would allow the states to create a regime that would regulate and implement the ballot initiatives that legalized the use [...]

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Now You Know: Countries Where Same Sex Marriage is Legal

U.N. Welcomes Demobilization of Child Soldiers Amid Signs of Peace

Obama: India U.S. Partner But Must Work on Religious Intolerance

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Little Hope of Change to Poor Saudi Rights Record

Focus on a Young Global Leader at Johns Hopkins