The Seattle area is host to some of the country’s biggest celebrations of the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. Plan to give back and do something good for your community, attend a celebration service, or take part in the MLK Jr. Day march and rally. Here are some of our favorite observances.
“Those jobs aren’t coming back.” That’s what Steve Jobs reportedly told President Obama when asked at a dinner in early 2011 whether Apple would consider moving some of its manufacturing from China to the United States. Jobs’ successor, CEO Tim Cook, might have another response for Obama: Yes, we can.
Michelle Obama visited Seattle on Tuesday to help raise money for the president’s re-election campaign. On Wednesday night, the Obamas will mark their 20th wedding anniversary with the president’s first debate with Republican rival Mitt Romney.
Citing national security risks, President Barack Obama on Friday blocked a Chinese company from owning four wind farm projects in northern Oregon near a Navy base where the U.S. military flies unmanned drones and electronic-warfare planes on training missions.
A Syrian government official warned the United States Tuesday that military intervention in Syria could lead to regional turmoil as regime forces bombed a northern village and stormed a rebel-held Damascus suburb, killing dozens of people, activists said.
After a fundraising swing through the Seattle and Portland, OR, Obama is flying to New Orleans on Wednesday to address the National Urban League, a civil rights group.
President Obama plans to spend the night at the Hilton Bellevue hotel after attending two fundraising events at the home of Costco co-founder Jim Sinegal on the east side of Lake Washington on Tuesday.
A day before he is expected to arrive in Seattle, President Obama made remarks on Monday at the 113th National Convention of the Veterans of Foreign Wars at the Reno Sparks Convention Center.
President Barack Obama said Friday he was “shocked and saddened” by a deadly shooting at a suburban Denver movie theater and urged the nation to “come together as one American family” in the aftermath of the tragedy.
With November and the presidential election approaching quickly, Obama and Romney have set their sights on the potential votes of small business owners and their employees.