|E-Filing Tax Returns Up 20 Percent In 2009 - Taxpayers are e-filing their Federal income tax returns from their home computers in record numbers this year |
|Former FARC Hostages Honored With Defense Of Freedom Medal - 3 U.S. defense contractors held captive for more than five years by Colombian narcoterrorists were presented with Defense of Freedom Medal.|
|NATO Delegation Visits Afghanistan - ISAF Ambassadors, led by the Secretary General, split into 5 groups to visit different regions of Afghanistan, covering all the Regional Commands.|
|Ban Condemns Cowards Who Killed UN Peacekeeper In Darfur - Ban Ki-moon and the African Union-United Nations Mission in Darfur have condemned an ambush earlier today that led to the death of one blue helmet.|
|Air Force Helps With Shuttle Launch - Pararescuemen, along with crewmembers on HH-60G Pave Hawks and an HC-130P/N refueling aircraft were stationed on Kennedy Space Center for the Shuttle launch.
|Air Force Nurse Charged With Killing Terminally Ill Patients - Capt. Michael Fontana faces the three charges due to the deliberate administration of lethal amounts of medication|
|Ban Urges All Madagascar Parties To Work For Democratic Reform - Ban Ki-moon today urged all parties in Madagascar to ensure stability and a smooth democratic transition following the resignation of President Marc Ravalomanana.
|On St. Patrick's Day Obama Names Dan Rooney Ambassador To Ireland - On this St. Patrick`s Day, the President announced his intention to nominate Dan Rooney, co-founder of the Ireland Fund, as ambassador to Ireland. |
|Obama Encourages Critics To Come Up With Constructive Ideas - For those who claim that the President`s goals are too big to accomplish, he had a ready response: "What I say is that the challenges we face are too large to ignore." |
|Obama Meets With President Lula Of Brazil - President Lula described the topics covered in the meeting, from stemming the global financial crisis, to addressing the unemployment around the world that results from it.|
|Michelle Obama Brings Military Family Issues To Front Burner - Michelle Obama, having just returned from a meeting yesterday with military families at Fort Bragg, N.C., reiterated her commitment to ensuring they get the support they deserve. |
|First Lady Visits Fort Bragg - First lady Michelle Obama said she was committed to improving support for military families yesterday during her first visit here as first lady. |
|Adm. Mullen Discusses World Issues With Tomorrow's Leaders - Navy Adm. Mike Mullen shared his insights on the challenges the US is facing today with members of the Young Professionals in Foreign Policy organization |
|Joe Biden Consults With Allies On Afghanistan - The Vice President of the United States, Joseph Biden, met today with the North Atlantic Council to discuss the main challenges ahead in Afghanistan.|
|Accountable Recovery - President Obama made clear that as great as the demands on our government are, accountability will never fall by the wayside.
|Obama Meets With Chinese Foreign Minister - President Obama met with the Chinese Foreign Minister yesterday in the Oval Office. |
|UN: Cost Of Violence Against Women 'Beyond Calculation' - Ban Ki-moon added his voice to a chorus of United Nations officials calling for an end to the routine violence suffered by women and girls around the world.|
|Ban And Obama To Meet In Washington - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Barack Obama will meet next week in Washington to discuss the global economic crisis, Sudan, Afghanistan and the Middle East|
|UN: Expulsion Of Aid Groups From Darfur A Disaster - Sudan's decision to expel aid groups from Darfur region is a disaster.|
|Barack Obama Signs Continuing Resolution - Congress has passed and President Obama has signed a continuing resolution to maintain the prior year`s funding levels through Wednesday. |