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World War II (1939-1945)

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  • Obama's Medals of Freedom: 'Change'

    by Mark Silva and updated President Barack Obama, attempting to spotlight several "agents of change,'' today announced that he will bestow the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the country's highest civilian honor, on a cast of living and deceased figures widely.
  • New GI Bill: 'Investment' in the future

    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama today called a newly enacted GI Bill offering college tuition assistance for veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan "an investment in our own country.'' The new bill, the most comprehensive education benefit...

    Obamaslide: Under 50 faster than most?

    by Mark Silva Graphically speaking, the trends in apparent public approval ratings since President Barack Obama's inauguration in January offer a telling story about the rapidly closing gap between those who approve of what the president is doing, and...

    Obama at 50 percent: New Gallup low

    by Mark Silva and updated at 3:10 pm President Barack Obama, who won the White House with an Electoral College landslide and enjoyed soaring public approval for the job he was doing in the weeks following his inauguration, has fallen...

    Obama's stock down, Dow up -- So?

    by Mark Silva and updated at 1 pm EDT The stock market is up. And President Barack Obama's stock is down. A relative rally in the Dow Jones average, climbing out of the pit it hit in March but still...