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White House highlights West Virginia SRL report on drug abuse

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West Virginia is fighting a war against drug abuse. We all know users, recovering addicts and their families and we all see the everyday struggles and hardships of addiction and losing family and loved ones.
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President Obama says schools should test less


The president and the U.S. Department of Education have called on states to cut back on the number of standardized tests students take. Continue reading

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President visits Alaskan Arctic, renames Mt. McKinley


President Barack Obama became the first sitting U.S. president to visit the Alaskan Arctic during a three-day trip this week to discuss climate change and its threat to the region. Continue reading

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U.S. President Barack Obama delivers a speech at the Andrew P. Sanchez Community Center in Lower Ninth Ward of New Orleans, Louisiana, August 27, 2015. Obama heralded the progress New Orleans has made rebuilding since Hurricane Katrina battered the area 10 years ago but said more needed to be done to overcome poverty and inequality. REUTERS/Carlos Barria      TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY      - RTX1PYHB

President visits New Orleans ten years after Katrina


Speaking in one of the neighborhoods worst hit by Hurricane Katrina, President Obama praised the city’s recovery and acknowledged the challenges still facing its residents. Continue reading

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U.S. and Arab partners go after ISIL in Syria


The U.S. and its Arab partners launched a campaign of over 200 airstrikes in Syria this week in an effort to weaken ISIL. Continue reading

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