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Michelle Obama's new focus for fighting childhood obesity: Encouraging people to cook at home

Michelle Obama says a new focus of her anti-childhood obesity effort will be to help people cook more of their meals at home. Read more »

March 14, 2014


Obama continues telephone outreach on Ukraine during Florida vacation

The White House says President Barack Obama is continuing his telephone outreach on Ukraine during his Florida vacation. Read more »

March 8, 2014


4 nations urge US gas exports amid Ukraine crisis

Four Central European nations are urging the United States to boost natural gas exports to Europe as a hedge against the possibility that Russia could cut off its... Read more »

March 8, 2014


Obama opens JFK tribute with freedom medals

President Barack Obama opened a day of tributes to former President John F. Kennedy on Wednesday by bestowing the Presidential Medal of Freedom on prominent Americans,... Read more »

Nov. 20, 2013

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Obama to pay tribute to John F. Kennedy legacy

With the distribution of medals to prominent Americans and a visit to the eternal flame that marks John F. Kennedy's gravesite, President Barack Obama is honoring the... Read more »

Nov. 20, 2013


Study: Today's kids are less fit than their parents were

Today's kids can't keep up with their parents. An analysis of studies on millions of children around the world finds they don't run as fast or as far as their parents... Read more »

Nov. 19, 2013


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