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Obama's Ebola response: Is it enough and in time?

WASHINGTON | President Barack Obama declared Tuesday that the Ebola epidemic in West Africa could threaten security around the world, and he ordered 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the region in emergency aid muscle for a crisis spiraling out of control.

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Obama says climate change deniers ignoring science

ANAHEIM, Calif. | President Barack Obama said denying climate change is like arguing the moon is made of cheese, as he issued a call to action on global warming to Saturday's graduates of the University of California, Irvine.

June 14, 2014 3:14 pm

U.S. soldier freed from captivity in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON | The only American soldier held prisoner in Afghanistan has been freed by the Taliban in exchange for the release of five Afghan detainees from the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Obama administration officials said Saturday.

May 31, 2014 4:20 pm

Dem, GOP political philosophy in nutshell

President Barack Obama and Democrats' philosophy is: Me, you and us.

October 04, 2013 12:00 am
Attempts to enroll in health care online lead to error messages

Attempts to enroll in health care online lead to error messages

People eager to buy health care online the first day exchanges opened were met with frozen computer screens and error messages.

October 01, 2013 5:30 pm
Gibbs speaks at Sinai Forum

Gibbs speaks at Sinai Forum

MICHIGAN CITY | Mentioning his time on the Barack Obama campaign trail coming through Indiana, Robert Gibbs brought some stories from the rural part of the state and the White House back to Michigan City.

September 15, 2013 9:00 pm
Boston recovers as brothers' plot questioned

Boston recovers as brothers' plot questioned

BOSTON | Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev lay hospitalized under heavy guard Saturday as people across the Boston area breathed easier and investigators tried to piece together the who and why of the deadly plot.

April 20, 2013 2:13 pm Photos

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King, Obama honored on historic day

King, Obama honored on historic day

SOUTH HOLLAND | The few hundred people who gathered Monday at South Suburban College were there to pay tribute to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Yet many had their minds also set on the activities taking place about 1,000 miles to the east.

January 22, 2013 12:00 am
Local students witness history with Obama's inauguration

Local students witness history with Obama's inauguration

WASHINGTON, D.C. | Tacarra Holden didn’t mind the fact that her legs were aching Monday as President Barack Obama appeared on the Capitol’s steps to take his oath and speak.

January 21, 2013 6:56 pm
Gary Mayor Hosts Conference Call with President Obama to Discuss “Fiscal Cliff”

Gary Mayor Hosts Conference Call with President Obama to Discuss “Fiscal Cliff”

GARY | On Dec. 12, a group of Gary citizens, city department heads and local leaders joined Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson at City Hall for a conference call with President Barack Obama. The call, which included several Mayors across the country and their constituencies, focused on the impending…

December 14, 2012 5:23 pm Photos

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SEC official Elisse Walter chosen to lead agency

WASHINGTON | President Barack Obama has chosen Elisse Walter, one of five members of the Securities and Exchange Commission, to head the agency. Chairman Mary Schapiro will leave next month after a tumultuous tenure in which she helped lead the government's regulatory response to the financi…

November 27, 2012 12:00 am

Chicago hopes Obama's re-election will pay off in a big way

CHICAGO | President Barack Obama may have been the biggest winner Tuesday, but for the next four years, at least, Chicago is going to be nobody's Second City.

November 11, 2012 12:00 am

Chicago mayor to campaign for Obama in Florida

CHICAGO | Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is headed to Florida to campaign for President Barack Obama.

October 18, 2012 12:00 am

Gary signs on to clean air campaign

GARY | The city on Tuesday pledged support to the Center for Biological Diversity's national Clean Air Cities campaign, urging federal officials to take action on global warming.

September 05, 2012 6:00 pm

Democrats united behind Obama

Four years after the most divisive primary election battle in the party's history, thousands of Democratic delegates -- including 17 from Northwest Indiana -- will stand united this week in Charlotte, N.C., as Barack Obama accepts his party's nomination for a second term as president.

September 02, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Purdue professor doesn't expect much to come from NATO summit

Purdue professor doesn't expect much to come from NATO summit

HAMMOND | Just days before the NATO summit Sunday and Monday in Chicago, Purdue University Calumet Professor Richard Rupp said he doesn't expect a lot to come out of it.

May 14, 2012 7:09 pm

Opposition stands firm on HHS mandate

As the nation's top court continues to weigh the constitutionality of parts of the Affordable Care Act, some religious leaders are maintaining their opposition to a policy they say would violate their religious freedom.

April 17, 2012 10:30 am Related
Speaker predicts another Obama term

Speaker predicts another Obama term

VALPARAISO | Although it won't be a slam dunk, President Barack Obama should win a second term while the Republicans take both houses, according to who CNBC calls "one of the nation's most sought-after speakers on all things political."

September 01, 2011 10:30 pm Photos

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Obama visits Ford Plant

Obama visits Ford Plant

President Barack Obama spoke to Ford employees and guests during a visit to the Ford Auto Assembly Plant Thursday, August 5, 2010 in Chicago, IL.

August 05, 2010 2:49 pm Photos

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CHICAGO | President Barack Obama speaks to plant workers during a visit to the Chicago Ford Assembly plant Thursday, August 5, 2010.

August 05, 2010 1:21 pm
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