Yesterday, the President announced that he will take a number of steps to strengthen community policing and fortify the trust that must exist between law enforcement officers and the communities they serve.Read More
Something big happened earlier this year at the White House Maker Faire:
The very first 3D-printed bust of a sitting U.S. president made its debut.
The bust of President Obama was created by a Smithsonian-led team of 3D-digital-imaging specialists, Autodesk and 3D Systems, in collaboration with the University of Southern California’s Institute for Creative Technologies. It took two different technologically sophisticated 3D documentation processes to generate the data needed to create this portrait.
Climate change is bringing longer, hotter summers to the Arctic, and driving glaciers to retreat. (U.S. Department of State)Read More
I learned something surprising last month: Although Americans are spending more time than ever online, web surfing isn't cutting into their TV viewing. On the contrary, it’s actually leading to...Read More
President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden meet with elected officials, community and faith leaders, and law enforcement officials to discuss how communities and law enforcement can work together to build trust to strengthen neighborhoods across the country.
(Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson)Read More
The Commerce Department’s wireless demands, which span
domestic and international markets, are critical to achieving the Department’s
missions and goals. In order to continue providing reliable service while
ensuring the most competitive pricing to date, Commerce recently signed blanket
purchase agreements (BPA) with three major carriers (Verizon, AT&T,
T-Mobile) to provide wireless services. The BPA leverages the
volume of wireless services that Commerce purchases each year to
"On this day, let us rededicate ourselves to continuing our work until we reach the day we know is possible -- when no child has to know the pain of HIV/AIDS and no life is limited by this virus."
--President Barack Obama, World AIDS Day 2014 Proclamation
The Internet is part of everyone’s life, every day. We use the Internet at work, at home, to connect with those close to us, and to buy goods and services. That’s especially the case today, the Monday after Thanksgiving -- dubbed “Cyber Monday."
Global Entrepreneurship Week made waves across the world last month as the United States announced it would marshal new partners and lead a $1 billion push to...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 August 2014. This release brings the total number of records made public by this White House to more than 4.12 million—all of which can be viewed in our Disclosures section.Read More