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U.S. President Barack Obama announces executive actions on U.S. immigration policy during a nationally televised address from the White House, November 20, 2014 in Washington, DC. Obama outlined a plan on Thursday to ease the threat of deportation for about 4.7 million undocumented immigrants. (Photo by Jim Bourg-Pool/Getty Images)

President Obama Lays Out Expansive Immigration Reform Plan

President Barack Obama told the American people Thursday night that the time to change the nation’s immigration system is now, and he’s taking action to make that happen.

11/20/2014

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NYC Nurses Rally To Call On President Obama To Set National Standard For Treating Ebola Patients

Nurses will rally in Lower Manhattan Wednesday evening, calling on President Obama to set a national standard for treating Ebola patients.

11/12/2014

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Newark Mayor Pens Letter To President Regarding State Of School District

Newark’s Mayor is asking for the Commander in Chief to weigh in on how to fix New Jersey’s largest school district.

10/16/2014

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President Obama Condemns ISIS Beheading Of British Aid Worker David Haines

Haines was abducted last year in Syria, and extremists released a video on Saturday showing his beheading.

09/13/2014

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37th Annual Kennedy Center Honorees Announced

Continuing a longstanding tradition, CBS will broadcast The 37th Annual Kennedy Center Honors.

09/04/2014

FILE -- President Barack Obama speaks at the Rose Garden of the White House on May 27, 2014, in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Stop In Westchester Has Some Wondering Whether Obamas Are Mulling Move To New York

An upcoming visit to the area by President Obama has tongues wagging in Westchester, where some are wondering whether the president is considering a move to New York.

08/27/2014

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U.S. Supreme Exempts Businesses From Contraception Mandate

A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Obama’s health care overhaul, the first time the high court has declared that businesses can hold religious views under federal law.

07/02/2014

President Obama stand with the parents of freed U.S. soldier, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl (Credit: CBS 2)

President Obama Welcomes Release Of Captured U.S. Soldier

The president was joined at the White House by the soldier’s parents, Bob and Joni Bergdahl.

05/31/2014

Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki testifies before the House Veterans' Affairs Committee on a possible freeze in benefits due to government shutdown, Oct. 9, 2013. (credit: CBS News)

Pressure Grows For Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki To Resign

Republicans lined up on Capitol Hill Thursday, hoping to push out Shinseki.

05/29/2014

SAN ANTONIO, TX - MAY 19: (2nd L) Team owner Donald Sterling of the Los Angeles Clippers watches the San Antonio Spurs play against the Memphis Grizzlies during Game One of the Western Conference Finals of the 2013 NBA Playoffs at AT&T Center on May 19, 2013 in San Antonio, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

NBA Looks Into Alleged Tape Of Clippers Owner Ranting About Minorities

Anger, frustration and calls for action echoed around the NBA on Saturday after an audio recording surfaced of a man identified as Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling telling his girlfriend not to bring black people to games.

04/27/2014

Buildings are viewed from South Street Seaport, an area of lower Manhattan that was severely flooded during Hurricane Sandy on March 31, 2014 (Credit: Spencer Platt
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White House Taking New UN Report As Call For Action On Global Warming

According to the head of the UN panel, the world needs to cut pollution from heat-trapping gases, or the already-noticeable harms from global warming could spiral “out of control.”

03/31/2014

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Three Secret Service Agents Sent Home From Amsterdam For Disciplinary Reasons

The U.S. Secret Service says three agents were sent home from Amsterdam for disciplinary reasons on Sunday.

03/25/2014

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The No Child Left Behind Act

Reinvigorated by President Obama in 2010, No Child Left Behind represents an auspicious goal requiring a long trajectory, ultimately leading to a stronger, more competitive and better educated America. As promising as this all sounds, for most parents the seminal question is simply, “What does this mean for my child?”

03/05/2014

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Obama Expected To Visit Connecticut Next Week In Push For Raising Minimum Wage

A post on Gov. Dannel Malloy’s Twitter account said President Barack Obama will be in the state next Wednesday for a “Raise the Wage” event.

02/27/2014

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Advocacy Groups Call On Obama To Boost Funding For Anti-Gun Violence Initiatives

Victims of gun violence and advocacy groups in New York City want President Obama to add more federal funding for anti-gun violence initiatives.

02/22/2014

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