|NATO Helps Fund Afghan National Army - NATO to broaden the existing Afghan National Army (ANA) Trust Fund to include support for the ANA`s long-term sustainment.
|FARC Hostages: Captivity Like "Planet of the Apes" - Three American contractors who survived five and a half years in a Colombian jungle likened their captivity to being on the planet of the apes, "|
|Obama's New Afghan-Pakistan Strategy - Obama said today his new strategy for what he calls America`s war " is intended to zero in on the heart of the matter at hand in Afghanistan and Pakistan|
|UN's Reforestation Program A Huge Success - An effort to fight climate change through reforestation, seeded at the grassroots level, has now blossomed into a woodland of over 3 billion trees,|
|UN: Two Million Starving Children In Bangladesh - Two million children are suffering from acute malnutrition in Bangladesh, where one-quarter of all households are hungry, according to a UN study.|
|Obama's Plans For GM & Chrysler - Obama announced that his Auto Task Force has completed its evaluation of the viability of General Motors and Chrysler in light of their requests for federal assistance.|
|White House Update On Health Care Reform - The Director of the White House Office Of Health Reform blogs about status of health care reform. |
|Senate Passes Edward M Kennedy National Service Act - The Senate passed legislation to dramatically expand service opportunities for Americans of all ages. By a vote of 79-19, the Senate approved the Edward M. Kennedy National Service Act.|
|Obama At Arlington National Cemetery For National Medal Of Honor Day - Obama participated in the wreath-laying ceremony for National Medal of Honor Day at Arlington, along with more than 30 Medal of Honor recipients.
|Obama Makes Long Distance Call: To International Space Station - Obama was joined by Congressional leaders and students from the DC area to congratulate the astronauts on the Space Station and the Space Shuttle on their successful mission.|
|IRS Seeks Volunteers To Serve On Taxpayer Advocacy Panel - The IRS seeks volunteers to serve on the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (TAP), which listens to taxpayers, identifies key issues and makes recommendations for improving IRS service.
|National Guard Responds To Red River Flooding - Almost 500 Army and Air National Guard troops from two states were called out over the weekend to help stem the flow of floodwaters from the Red River.|
|Should National Guard Be Posted Along US-Mexico Border? - The Department of Homeland Security is still considering the use of National Guard troops along the U.S.-Mexico border|
|Future Of Missile Defense Requires New Way Of Thinking - The future of missile defense requires a new way of thinking that will benefit the American taxpayer and allow the US to stay ahead of foreign threats.|
|Obama: Afghanistan Mission Critical - Obama called his decision to send an additional 17,000 troops to Afghanistan the toughest so far in his presidency. |
|Number Of People Seeking Asylum Rises For Second Year In A Row - The number of people seeking asylum in industrialized countries rose in 2008 for the second year in a row|
|Air Force Enjoys Partnership With NASCAR - The Air Force launches the multimedia marketing campaign "Switching Seats" March 23 in support of its NASCAR partnership.
|Latinos Become More Prevalent On College Campuses - Hispanic students comprised 12 percent of full-time college students in 2007, up from 10 percent in 2006, according to U.S. Census Bureau|
|UN Secretary-General Condemns Lebanon Terrorist Attack - Ban Ki-moon condemned the terrorist attack that killed Kamal Medhat, the deputy head of the Palestine Liberation Organization in Lebanon.|
|Suicide Bomb Attack Kills Dozens Of Kurdish Funeral Mourners - Top UN envoy in Iraq today condemned in the strongest terms a suicide bomb attack that killed dozens of people at a house filled with Kurdish funeral mourners |