President Obama announced Tuesday at a distribution center in Maryland for the grocery chain Safeway that he is ordering a new round of fuel efficiency standards for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles by March of 2016.
Obama Official Says HealthCare.gov Not Tested For October 1 Volumes
The Obama administration's health insurance website, HealthCare.gov, experienced technical problems at its October 1 launch, after U.S. officials failed to test the system for the high volume of visitors who flocked to the site on its first day, a key U.S. technology official said on Wednesday.
Obama Highlights Economy with Visit to DreamWorks Studios
On the last day of his West Coast tour, President Barack Obama made a stop in sunny Glendale, California on Tuesday to visit DreamWorks Studios. Obama toured the animation studio before making a speech about the economy. He highlighted how the entertainment industry has played a vital role in creating jobs and boosting the sluggish economy. "Every time somebody buys movie tickets, DVDs or distribution rights to a film, some of that money goes back to the local economy right here," said...
President Barack Obama on Thursday directed his administration to conduct a broad review focused on infrastructure required for "transporting, transmitting, and delivering energy," the White House said. In a memo establishing the Quadrennial Energy Review, Obama said a related task force would develop recommendations and submit a report to the president every four years beginning with the first one by January 31, 2015.
First Lady Announces New School Wellness Standards (and Raps At End)
First Lady Michelle Obama discusses the U.S. Department of Agriculture's proposed guidelines for new school wellness policies, which would ensure that foods and beverages marketed to children in schools are consistent with the recently-released Smart Snacks in School standards.
President Obama spoke at Fort Hood, Texas at a ceremony honoring three sergeants shot to death by a fellow soldier. The President met with victim's relatives and promised to do more for veterans with mental illness.
The President was heading over to the nearby Department of the Interior and decided to break with tradition and take a Springtime walk. On the way, he got a chance to meet with all sorts of folks, who weren't expecting to meet the President of the United States of America.
As the chaos continues in Iraq, President Obama insists that he will not send American troops to the country as it heads towards a possible civil war. All that, and all that matters, in today's "Eye Opener."