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Obama Reaffirms Religious Liberty in First Visit to U.S. Mosque

Washington, D.C. President Barack Obama, on his first visit to a U.S. mosque as president, says Americans “too often” conflate Islam with terrorism. U.S. President Barack Obama speaking at Cairo University on June 4, 2009. Photo: Wikipedia. “We’re one American family,” Obama told Muslim-Americans at the Islamic Society of Baltimore. He said the entire Muslim community […]

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VIDEO: Obama Praises Diplomacy over War in Historic Day with Iran

Washington, D.C. President Barack Obama lauded a historic 24 hour period in U.S.-Iran relations, commending “strong American diplomacy” after the implementation of a landmark nuclear deal and a prisoner swap that led to the release of five Americans held by Iran. Barack Obama’s first Weekly Address as President of the U.S., January 24th, 2009. Photo: Wikipedia / […]

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State of Union: Obama Focuses on Future, Slams GOP Rivals

Washington, D.C. In his seventh and final State of the Union address, President Barack Obama touted his accomplishments and focused on his vision for the future, in an optimistic speech that attempted to define his legacy as he enters his final year in office. Photo: Wikipedia. Addressing a packed House of Representatives chamber Tuesday in […]

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Iraq War Veteran (Muslim) to Be State of the Union Guest

Washington, D.C. It was a phone call Naveed Shah was not expecting. “All of a sudden, this call on Saturday: ‘Is this Naveed Shah? Would you like to be at the State of the Union in the first lady’s box?’  I said, ‘Are you sure you have the right Naveed?’ ” Shah, a Pakistani-American and […]

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Obama Issues Executive Orders on Curbing Gun Violence

Washington, D.C. U.S. President Barack Obama will discuss his new initiatives to curb gun violence in remarks Tuesday at the White House, as he works to detail to Americans the executive orders he says will not step on Constitutional rights. Photo: St. Louis Circuit Attorney’s Office. Some of the measures, first announced by the White […]

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Obama, Hollande to Meet in Wake of Paris Attacks re: ISIS

Washington, D.C. Less than two weeks after the deadly attacks in Paris, U.S. President Barack Obama welcomes his French counterpart, Francois Hollande, to the Oval Office for talks that are expected to go beyond America showing solidarity for its oldest ally – a grieving France. U.S. President Barack Obama and French President Francois Hollande. Photo: Wikipedia. […]

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Obama Eases Prisoner Re-Entry to Society

Washington, D.C. U.S. President Barack Obama is taking steps Monday to ease the path of inmates being released from prisons across the country to find new jobs and subsidized housing. Alcatraz Island prison cells. Photo: Wikipedia. Obama plans to visit a residential drug-treatment center in Newark, New Jersey, to focus on efforts to help those […]

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Obama: Protect Planet for Future Generations

Washington, D.C.  U.S. President Barack Obama is urging Americans to do all they can to preserve the country’s “natural treasures.” In his weekly address Saturday, Obama said the United States is “home to some of the most beautiful God-given landscapes in the world… from the Grand Tetons to the Grand Canyon, from lush forests and […]

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Navigating the Road Home from War

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Luce Leader Nominee – Essay on Global Citizenship

New Stamps Promoting LGBT Equality Worldwide Unveiled at U.N.