Tag Archives: Barack Obama

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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Homophobic Russian Olympics: Boycott or Be Gay & Visible?

New York, N.Y.  The 1936 Summer Olympics held by the Nazis — the Games of the XI Olympiad — were held in Berlin two years before the pogrom Kristallnacht against Jews throughout Nazi Germany. Hitler saw the Games as an opportunity to promote his government and ideals of racial supremacy and the official Nazi party paper wrote in the strongest [...]

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Photo of the Day: Barack Obama Briefs the Junior Press

Washington, D.C.  Barack Obama, President of the United States of America, briefs the junior press in the White House.  The J. Luce Foundation supports young global leadership.  Photo courtesy of the White House. The Stewardship Report welcome your submissions for Photo of the Day!  Please e-mail us at  photo@stewardshipreport.com or tweet us @TheStewardship your suggestions. We look [...]

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North Pole: Santa Swamped by Millions of Letters

U.N. Chief Urges Greater Attention to ‘Precarious’ Situation of Migrants

Latin America Welcomes Obama’s Move to Restore US-Cuba Ties

Historic Dalai Lama Broadcast Resonates on Chinese Social Media

After CIA Torture Revelations, U.S. Must Recover Moral High Ground – U.N. Expert

Spotlighting Racism, Stigma, U.N. Launches Ambitious Project