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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

A view of the dashboard in a new Tesla Model S car at a Tesla showroom on November 5, 2013 in Palo Alto. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Government To Require Automobile Smart Technology That Allows Cars To Sense Impending Collisions

Vehicles equipped with the safety technology could prevent thousands of crashes a year…

08/18/2014

Protest

Supporters, Opponents Of Iraq Air Strikes Authorized By Obama Hold Dueling Protests In San Francisco

Hundreds of protesters took to the streets in San Francisco Friday afternoon to speak out against an escalating situation in Iraq in which an Islamic militant group is taking over portions of the country and killing and displacing thousands of civilians.

08/08/2014

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U.S. Bombs ISIS Militants In Iraq

U.S. fighters dropped bombs on Islamic militants in Iraq Friday, the Pentagon said, redeeming President Barack Obama’s promise of military force to counter the advancing militants and confront the threat they pose to Iraqi civilians and Americans.

08/08/2014

Obama delivers statement on Iraq

President Obama Authorizes Airstrikes In Northern Iraq To Defend Americans From ISIS Militants

President Barack Obama authorized U.S. airstrikes in northern Iraq Thursday night, warning they would be launched if needed to defend Americans from advancing Islamic militants and protect civilians under siege. His announcement threatened a renewal of U.S. military involvement in the country’s long sectarian war.

08/07/2014

Police on the scene of a shooting near Sixth and Mission Streets in San Francisco on July 22, 2014. (CBS)

Man Fatally Shot In San Francisco’s SoMa, Near Hotel Where President Obama Is Staying

A man was fatally shot Tuesday night in San Francisco’s South of Market area, in the same vicinity where another fatal shooting occurred earlier in the day.

07/23/2014

Obama delivers statement on Iraq

President Barack Obama Lands At SFO For Latest Bay Area Fundraising Visit

President Barack Obama has landed at San Francisco International Airport Tuesday night.

07/22/2014

President Obama made a surprise visit to Bagram Air Field  in Afghanistan on May 25, 2014. (Saul Loeb/Getty Images)

In Surprise Visit To Afghanistan, Obama Pledges U.S. Will Leave By Year End

On a surprise visit to Afghanistan, President Barack Obama pledged Sunday to bring America’s longest war to a “responsible end” by the close of the year.

05/25/2014

President Barack Obama discusses energy efficiency at Walmart in Mountain View. (CBS)

President Obama Announces New Solar Technology Push At Mountain View Walmart

President Barack Obama announced pledges by more than 300 companies and state and local governments to use solar technology during remarks at a Walmart in Mountain View.

05/09/2014

President Obama greets well-wishers at Moffett Federal Airfield in Mountain View, May 8, 2014. (CBS)

President Obama In Silicon Valley For Whirlwind Fundraising Visit

President Barack Obama has arrived in the Bay Area for a roughly 19-hour visit, including fundraisers and an appearance at a Mountain View Walmart, where he will give a speech on energy efficiency.

05/08/2014

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