President Barack Obama

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Obama Withdraws Alaska’s Bristol Bay From Drilling

President Barack Obama announced Tuesday that he’s removing more than 52,000 square miles of waters off Alaska’s coast from consideration for oil and gas exploration or drilling.

12/16/2014

(L-R) The Edge, Larry Mullen Jr., Bruce Springsteen, Carrie Underwood, Kayne West, Coldplays Chris Martin and Adam Clayton of U2 greet the audience during the World AIDS Day (RED) concert in Times Square in New York on December 1, 2014. RED is an organization that aims to prevent HIV transmission from mother to child. (Photo credit TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Springsteen, Chris Martin & More Fill In With U2 At World AIDS Day Concert

Bruce Springsteen and Coldplay’s Chris Martin took the place of Bono at a concert Monday night in Times Square.

12/02/2014

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Oregon Immigrants, Activists Celebrate Obama Plan

Tens of thousands of immigrants who lack legal status and live in Oregon could be eligible for protection from deportation and a federal permit to work legally under a plan to be announced by President Barack Obama.

11/20/2014

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STEM Education & Why President Obama Has Made It An Educational Priority

Innovation drives the U.S. economy, and employees with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills have become a hot commodity in post-recession America.

08/27/2014

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Obama Signs Disaster Declaration For Washington Wildfires

The White House says President Barack Obama signed a disaster declaration Tuesday for Washington.

CBS Seattle–08/12/2014

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Obama Fundraises For Dems; Demands GOP Cooperation

“The problem is not the Republican Party per se. The problem is this particular group that has gone kind off the rails”

CBS Seattle–07/23/2014

Randy Loucks, right, of Brewster, Wash., and Rich Pitkethly of Brewster dig through the remains of a home belonging to Loucks mother-in-law following a wildfire on July 20, 2014 in Pateros, Wash. (credit: Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Obama: Largest Wildfire In Washington State’s History Can Be Attributed To Climate Change

Wetter, cooler weather has helped firefighters make progress in their efforts to get the largest wildfire in Washington state’s history under control.

07/23/2014

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Obama Says He Doesn’t Watch The News: ‘Whatever They’re Reporting About, Usually I Know’

Fundraising amid a swirl of overseas and border challenges, President Barack Obamaconceded Tuesday that foreign crises are creating anxieties in an American public already worried that a recovering economy is not improving their lives.

07/23/2014

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Cover Oregon: State Won’t Be Affected By Ruling

Cover Oregon officials say Oregonians won’t be affected by a federal appeals court ruling that President Barack Obama’s health care law authorizes subsidies only for people who buy insurance on exchanges established by states.

07/22/2014

A spokesman for the parents of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl says they are overjoyed their son has returned to the United States.  (Photo by U.S. Army via Getty Images)

Taliban Says Captured US Soldier Was Treated Well

The Taliban said Friday that U.S. Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was treated well during the five years they held him captive and was even allowed to play soccer with the men holding him.

CBS Seattle–06/06/2014

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