Tag Archives: Barack Obama

33 Still Missing After U.S. Airstrike on Kunduz Hospital

Washington, D.C. Doctors Without Borders said Thursday that 33 people are still missing days after the U.S. airstrike on the international medical charity’s hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan killed 22 others. Photo: Doctors Without Borders/MSF. The medical group, known by its French acronym MSF, said nine of the unaccounted for are patients and 24 staff members. […]

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Obama Apologizes to MSF Over Kunduz Bombing

Washington, D.C. President Barack Obama has apologized to Doctors Without Borders for the U.S. bombing of the international medical charity’s hospital that killed 22 people last weekend in Kunduz, Afghanistan. Dr. Joanne Liu, International President of Médecins Sans Frontières Photo: MSF. White House spokesman Josh Earnest said Obama called the medical group’s president, Joanne Liu, […]

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#AidRefugees Campaign Provides Way to Help Those in Need

Washington, D.C. Images of refugees streaming into Europe from conflict-torn countries in recent weeks have deeply moved people around the world, many of them wondering, “How can I help?” Using the hashtag #AidRefugees, the White House calls the campaign “hashtag diplomacy.” In partnership with the U.N. refugee agency, the White House is answering that question: […]

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Obama Proclaims Month for Disability Employment Awareness

Washington, D.C. Barack Obama has decreed a Presidential Proclamation making this October “National Disability Employment Awareness Month, 2015.”  In so doing, he issued the following statement, which The Stewardship Report has interspersed with advocacy ads from around the country: A quarter century ago, our country took a major step toward fulfilling the fundamental American promises […]

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Obama Salutes Student-Led Action Day on Climate Change

Chicago, IL. Students at over 50 universities across the country rallied for the first ever “KNOW TOMORROW Day of Action”—a major national movement that united thousands of college students, activists, civic leaders, corporations and celebrities to take action on climate change. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel with Know Tomorrow Students at De Paul University.  Photo Credit: […]

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Obama on Shootings at Umpqua Community College

Washington, D.C.  There’s been another mass shooting in America — this time, in a community college in Oregon. That means there are more American families — moms, dads, children — whose lives have been changed forever.  That means there’s another community stunned with grief, and communities across the country forced to relieve their own anguish, […]

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United Nations: Barack Obama, Raúl Castro Meet Again

New York, N.Y.  Their meeting comes just weeks after the two countries opened embassies, re-establishing diplomatic relations after a 54-year break. The meeting began in a friendly manner, with the leaders shaking hands and the diminutive Castro laughingly commenting on the U.S. president’s height. He’s just over 6 feet tall. The White House said the […]

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Growing Threat of Violent Extremism Demands Unified Response

New York, N.Y. Addressing the growing threat posed by violent extremist groups such as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), also known as Da’esh, goes to the heart of the mission of the United Nations and requires a unified response, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon stressed today at a high-level event held in New […]

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Understanding Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)

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