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Communities weighing choices for capital improvement projects intended to improve their resilience to severe weather, wildfires, earthquakes, or other types of hazards now have a new guide to help them sort through the costs and benefits of each when deciding which investment is best for their particular circumstances.
Happy New Year! While everyone is making a slew of personal resolutions it is time for you to make some resolutions to get your business on track. The New Year is the perfect time to reaffirm your...Read More
This week, West Wing Week takes a short break from our regularly scheduled programming to take you behind the scenes with the U.S. Embassy in Manila, to show you what it's like for folks working at a U.S. Embassy when POTUS comes to your country.Read More
In September 2009, the President announced that—for the first time in history—White House visitor records would be made available to the public on an ongoing basis. Today, the White House releases visitor records that were generated in September 2015. This release brings the total number of records made public by this White House to more than 5.02 million—all of which can be viewed in our Disclosures section.Read More
For the first time since this outbreak was detected in West Africa in early 2014, the world has now gone over 40 consecutive days without a single reported Ebola case.
The World Health Organization (WHO) announced that Guinea has successfully halted Ebola transmission and now joins Sierra Leone and Liberia in recovering from this devastating disease. This represents a significant milestone for Guinea, West Africa, and the international community.Read More
As our nation prepares to ring in the new year, the U.S. Census Bureau today projected the United States population will be 322,762,018 on Jan. 1, 2016. This represents an increase of 2,472,745, or 0.77 percent, from New Year’s Day 2015. Since Census Day (April 1) 2010, the population has grown by 14,016,480, or 4.54 percent.
In this week's address, the President and First Lady wished Americans a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays. They celebrated the values of the season, and in that spirit of gratitude honored all the brave men and women in uniform fighting to keep us safe, as well as the families that stand by them. The President and First Lady asked that everyone take time this holiday season to visit JoiningForces.gov, and find out how to give back to the troops, veterans, and military families in your community.
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U.S. companies are most effective when they can rely on the same cybersecurity standards overseas as they do in the United States. Not only do common standards make it easier for product development and sales, companies can more easily maintain and enhance network defense and resilience, which are vital in today’s world of diverse cyber threats. That’s why I am pleased to announce the release of a new strategy to improve the U.S. government’s participation in the development and use of international standards for cybersecurity.Read More
Getting fit and staying fit is a state of mind and an entrepreneurial opportunity. According to IHRSA, in the beginning of 2015 there were...Read More
Just in time for Christmas, the Obamas and the Bidens are sharing their favorite holiday music on Spotify with Americans celebrating the holidays around the country. "Holidays with the Obamas," curated by President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama, takes you from a Charlie Brown Christmas to Mariah Carey's "All I Want for Christmas Is You." "Holidays with the Bidens," picked by Vice President Biden and Dr. Jill Biden, features songs from Bruce Springsteen, Neil Diamond, and Lady Gaga.Read More