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Obama: Automakers inspire in face of 'headwinds'

President Barack Obama says recent economic "headwinds" at home resulted from high gasoline prices, the Japanese earthquake and Europe's financial crisis. Read more »

June 4, 2011

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Obama: U.S. economy still facing challenges

President Barack Obama says the U.S. economy is still facing challenges and it is going to take more time to mend the wounds inflicted by the recession. Read more »

June 3, 2011

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First lady brings Native American kids to garden

Guests at next week's White House state dinner will dine on lettuce and other veggies from the first lady's garden. Read more »

June 3, 2011

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Michelle Obama announces official visit to Africa

Michelle Obama announced Friday that she is heading to Africa on an official visit later this month, stopping in South Africa and Botswana to continue her work... Read more »

June 3, 2011

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Food pyramid is out, 'My Plate' is in for healthy eating

There's a new U.S. symbol for healthful eating: The Agriculture Department unveiled "My Plate" on Thursday, abandoning the food pyramid that had guided many Americans... Read more »

June 2, 2011

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Obama salutes winner of top architecture prize

President Barack Obama praised the winner of a top architecture prize Thursday for embodying a style that is, in his words, as "effortless as it is beautiful." Read more »

June 2, 2011

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