The president announced a public-private partnership saying UPS, FedEx, AT&T, Verizon and PepsiCo are committed to incorporating electric vehicles, alternate fuels and other fuel-saving measures into their operations.
China is experiencing a massive urbanization movement. The massive relocation of Chinese to urban centers will bring tremendous demands on land, energy, water and the environment. China is the world's largest consumer of coal and is looking into alternative energy options to meet demand.
First Lady Michelle Obama spoke with a group of students from Ballou Senior High School as part of a Women's History Month mentoring event where prominent women leaders, athletes, business leaders and actresses spoke to Washington, D.C. area students.
U.S. President Barack Obama laid out his energy policy during a speech at Georgetown University in Washington on March 30, 2011. Obama said he wants the U.S. to reduce oil imports by a third in the next 10 years.
Hundreds of people across Israel and Palestinian territories are holding a series of rallies marking "Land Day," recalling an incident in 1976 when Israeli troops shot and killed six people during protests against land confiscations.
On March 30, 1981, John Hinckley Jr. shot six bullets in an attempt to assassinate President Ronald Reagan. Of six shots fired, Reagan was hit, as well as Press Secretary James Brady, D.C. Police Officer Thomas Delahanty and Secret Service agent Timothy McCarthy. In 1982, Hinckley was found not guilty by reason of insanity.
British actress Helen Mirren places her hands in wet cement during a hand & footprint ceremony in the forecourt of Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles on March 28, 2011. Mirren's prints are the 202nd addition to Gruaman's.
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