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December 11, 2013

Beating Malaria: We Must Win This Fight

It’s important to mark milestones of great progress both because they remind us that disciplined and determined efforts can be… more
December 10, 2013

President Obama Speaks at a Memorial Service for Nelson Mandela

Today, President Barack Obama joined world leaders at a memorial service for former South African President Nelson Mandela in Johannesburg,… more
December 9, 2013

President Obama's Message to the People of the Central African Republic

In recent weeks, government affiliated armed groups and independent “self-defense” militias have committed shocking and horrific atrocities against innocent civilians… more
December 6, 2013

Mandela Was an Inspiration and a Model

You don't meet a lot of people in this world who leave you with a feeling that can only be… more
December 5, 2013

Remembering Nelson Mandela

"Let us pause and give thanks for the fact that Nelson Mandela lived -- a man who took history in… more
November 29, 2013

The Power of a Grandmother's Love

As we approach World AIDS Day 2013, children affected by and living with HIV/AIDS must remain central to the global… more
November 28, 2013

Giving Thanks for Progress in the Fight Against Global Hunger

This Thursday, many of us will gather around tables piled high with turkey, sweet potatoes and pumpkin pie. More importantly,… more
November 27, 2013

Sustainable Energy Partnerships and the Way Ahead

Our Bureau of Energy Resources (ENR) has come a long way over the past two years. This fall, we celebrated… more
November 14, 2013

The Crush on Wildlife

Today, in Denver, the Department of the Interior is destroying the United States' entire stock of confiscated contraband ivory --… more
November 14, 2013

International Education Is for Everyone

Two years ago, I was one of 13 students accepted into an overseas summer internship program through the University of… more