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Students watching robots (Courtesy of PARC)

Getting youth engaged in STEM education and Africa’s future

Events like the Pan-African Robotics Competition in Senegal are encouraging more African youths to study science, technology, engineering and math.
President Obama speaking at podium in front of mountains and trees at Yosemite National Park (© AP Images)

‘Protect our parks, and protect this planet for generations’

While visiting Yosemite to celebrate the National Park Service's 100th anniversary, President Obama asked people to protect our parks and our future.
President Obama speaking at podium (© AP Images)

‘This was an act of terror and an act of hate’

President Obama expresses his condolences to those affected by the mass shooting and suspected terrorist attack at a gay nightclub.
Rainbow colors lighting the facade of the White House (© Getty Images/Bloomberg)

Obama honors progress on LGBTI rights

Almost a year after the Supreme Court ruling that legalized gay marriages in the U.S., President Obama talks about his reaction.
Barack Obama, right, listening to Narendra Modi in the Oval Office of the White House (© AP Images)

Obama and Modi: Partners in climate

Since their meeting in 2014, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Obama have partnered on clean energy, climate and more.
Girls in hijabs holding paper crescents and stars (© AP Images)

Obama on Ramadan: A time for unity

President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama extend their best wishes to Muslims across the United States and around the world upon the start of Ramadan.
Smiling girl sitting in classroom (Courtesy of the Valley Catholic)

Teen’s ‘breathtaking’ device makes science fair history

Her low-cost device can diagnose five lung diseases and won her school a scholarship. See what's behind her design and ahead for this inventor's future.
First lady Michelle Obama clapping (© AP Images)

5 little-known facts about first lady Michelle Obama

She's more than just President Obama's wife and Sasha and Malia's mom. These little-known facts about first lady Michelle Obama may surprise you.
People helping take down a graffiti-filled wall (Flickr/Raphaël Thiémard)

What you can learn from a speech that helped change history

“Mr. Gorbachev, open this gate.” So said President Reagan, addressing the Soviet general secretary at the Brandenburg Gate, near the Berlin Wall. “Mr. Gorbachev,...