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STEM Education & Why President Obama Has Made It An Educational Priority

Innovation drives the U.S. economy, and employees with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills have become a hot commodity in post-recession America.

08/27/2014

President Barack Obama speaks as Secretary of State Hillary Clinton listens during a cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 28, 2012. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Plans To See Hillary Clinton At Martha’s Vineyard Party

President Barack Obama will spend a bit of his summer vacation with Hillary Rodham Clinton, a get-together that comes amid signs that the former secretary of state is seeking to distance herself from Obama’s foreign policy ahead of a possible 2016 White House bid.

08/12/2014

This image taken March 31, 2014 in Washington, D.C., shows the home page for the HealthCare.gov Internet site. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Vermont Changes Vendor For Troubled Obamacare Website

The state is reducing ties to the contractor that helped design its website that was supposed to be a marketplace where people could compare and buy insurance plans through President Barack Obama’s landmark health care law but remains flawed and short of being fully functional, a Vermont official announced Monday.

08/05/2014

File photo of guns. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Gun Importer Blames White House For Its Laying Off Dozens Of Workers

A Vermont gun importer is blaming the White House for its laying off of 41 workers because the government blocked its plan to bring nearly $30 million worth of antique, American-made military rifles home from South Korea.

06/08/2014

President Obama Addresses The Winter Conference Of The Democratic National Committee

New Hampshire Police Commissioner Who Called Obama The ‘N-Word’ Resigns

82-year-old Robert Copeland yielded to public pressure after he admitted using a racial slur to describe President Obama.

05/19/2014

82-year-old Wolfeboro Police Commissioner Robert Copeland tells angry residents he won't resign or apologize for using a racial slur to describe President Obama. (Getty Images)

New Hampshire Town’s White Police Official Calls Obama “N-Word”

82-year-old Wolfeboro Police Commissioner Robert Copeland tells angry residents he won’t apologize for using the racial slur to describe President Obama.

05/15/2014

Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks at the Clinton Foundation's No Ceilings: The Full Participation Project at the Lower Eastside Girls Club on April 17, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Hillary Clinton: ‘Russia Will Pay A Big Price For This’

Hillary Rodham Clinton said Wednesday she believes the outcome of the standoff in Ukraine will be a bad one for Russia.

04/25/2014

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) speaks at the Freedom Summit at The Executive Court Banquet Facility April 12, 2014 in Manchester, New Hampshire. (credit: Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

‘Obamacare’ Under Attack As Conservatives Eye 2016

Republicans eyeing the 2016 White House race battered President Barack Obama’s health care law and nicked each other Saturday, auditioning before a high-profile gathering of conservatives that some political veterans said marked the campaign’s unofficial start

04/13/2014

This image taken March 31, 2014 in Washington, D.C., shows the home page for the HealthCare.gov website. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Obamacare’ Likely Topic At Conservative Gathering

President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul is coming under renewed attack as some of the nation’s leading conservatives gather for a New Hampshire summit thick with presidential implications.

04/12/2014

This image taken March 31, 2014 in Washington, D.C., shows the home page for the HealthCare.gov website. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Nonprofit Health Insurers Struggling Due To Obamacare

The co-ops and smaller nonprofits in some states have languished behind major insurers, attracting in some cases minuscule shares of the market.

04/02/2014

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