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Facing an aging rail industry workforce and an influx of returning military veterans, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced Tuesday an initiative in which the growing rail sector will hire more than 5,000 veterans this year, matching the same number hired in 2011.

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Military families to get free pass to national parksupdated: Tue May 15 2012 16:27:00

Members of the U.S. military and their families are now eligible for free annual passes to national parks and monuments as part of a program timed to celebrate Armed Forces Day on Saturday, the White House announced.

Report highlights employment burdens on military spousesupdated: Wed Feb 15 2012 04:53:00

In an effort to ease high unemployment numbers among military spouses, the Obama administration plans to highlight the need to streamline occupational licensing between states.

Why Americans should care about famine in Africaupdated: Wed Aug 10 2011 17:57:00

Why should Americans care about the unfolding crisis in Somalia when our own economy is in chaos?

Former Sen. Bill Frist discusses famineupdated: Wed Aug 10 2011 17:57:00

Former Sen. Bill Frist talks to Anderson Cooper about the Somali famine crisis.

People.com: Michelle Obama to Appear on Extreme Makeover: Home Editionupdated: Wed Jul 20 2011 08:31:00

The First Lady will help remodel a community center for homeless veterans

Simple ways to help military familiesupdated: Fri May 20 2011 17:29:00

For every man or woman serving our country in the U.S. military, there is a family left behind. The massive military deployment in the past 10 years has left the families of our armed forces stretched emotionally and financially.

People.com: President Obama's Tax Return Contents Releasedupdated: Tue Apr 19 2011 08:08:00

The first couple's tax return shows an adjusted gross income of $1,728,096

Michelle Obama, Jill Biden launch campaign for military familiesupdated: Wed Apr 13 2011 07:02:00

Starting Wednesday, first lady Michelle Obama and Jill Biden, the wife of Vice President Joe Biden, plan to visit four states in two days to raise public awareness of the needs of families of military service members.

Obama announces broad new support for military familiesupdated: Mon Jan 24 2011 12:35:00

President Barack Obama on Monday announced a governmentwide series of 50 programs and proposals to increase support for U.S. military families.

Summit highlights community collegesupdated: Thu Oct 07 2010 09:23:00

President Obama and Jill Biden emphasize the role community colleges play in the U.S. education system.

Michelle Obama unveils preventative care guidelinesupdated: Wed Jul 14 2010 18:13:00

Cost savings could be coming this fall to a doctor's office near you. First lady Michelle Obama announced Wednesday a plan for free preventative health care services, a part of the Affordable Care Act, which goes into effect in September.

Biden leaves Iraq after Independence Day visitupdated: Mon Jul 05 2010 12:40:00

U.S. Vice President Joseph Biden has left Iraq, concluding a two-day unannounced visit to the war-torn nation, embassy officials said.

Joe and Jill Biden arrive in Iraqupdated: Sat Jul 03 2010 12:43:00

Vice President Joe Biden and his wife Jill arrive in Iraq to meet with officials and celebrate July 4th with troops.

Biden arrives in Iraq for Independence Day, meetingsupdated: Sat Jul 03 2010 12:43:00

Vice President Joe Biden arrived in Iraq with his wife Saturday to celebrate the Fourth of July with American troops, the White House said.

People.com: Vancouver Winter Olympics Open After Tragedyupdated: Sun Feb 14 2010 10:26:00

The Games were dedicated to a luger from the republic of Georgia who died in practice

People.com: Michelle Obama Knows Her Brady Bunch Trivia!updated: Sun Oct 25 2009 10:28:00

She names all the Brady kids, dishes on her iPod playlist and more as she answers "10 Questions at 10" on The Jay Leno Show

Commentary: Let's take 'all children forward'updated: Thu Sep 17 2009 07:01:00

In our first 100 days, the Obama administration has presented a comprehensive education agenda -- from the cradle through college -- that protects children and jobs in the short term and invests in the long term by advancing education reform.

'Laodicean' launches Kansas teen to spelling bee victoryupdated: Fri May 29 2009 01:47:00

Thirteen-year-old Kavya Shivashankar of Olathe, Kansas, spelled "laodicean," Thursday night to take top honors in the 82nd annual Scripps National Spelling Bee.

People.com: Oprah Hosts Demi Moore, Faith Hill in Washington, D.C.updated: Tue Jan 20 2009 12:46:00

The talk-show host marks the historic presidential inauguration with a star-studded show at the Kennedy Center

Q&A: Presidential inauguration 2009updated: Thu Jan 15 2009 15:07:00

The 2009 presidential inauguration is looking to be historic and, frankly, headache-inducing for the throngs of people descending on the nation's capital to watch Barack Obama sworn in as the 44th president.

People.com: Jonas Brothers to Perform at Inauguration Festivitiesupdated: Wed Jan 14 2009 00:14:00

The group will headline the Kids' Inaugural concert where Miley Cyrus will also appear

People.com: Michelle Obama's Campaign Secret: Kids' Slumber Partiesupdated: Thu Sep 25 2008 20:19:00

The potential first lady teams with Jill Biden to keep the children entertained

People.com: Barack Obama Reveals How He Popped the Question to Joe Bidenupdated: Tue Aug 26 2008 17:46:00

The two men and their wives talk to PEOPLE about family, good chemistry – and basketball

People.com: Michelle Obama Rings a Welcome to Biden's Wifeupdated: Mon Aug 25 2008 10:57:00

"If you think those guys have chemistry, I think we have chemistry," Jill Biden tells PEOPLE

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