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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014.
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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013.
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Obama directs Cabinet to renew efforts for more efficient government

WASHINGTON, July 8 (UPI) -- Efforts to make government smarter and more user-friendly for the U.S. public, first tackled during his first term, are being redoubled, President Obama said.
George W. Bush dedicates library with faith in future of country

George W. Bush dedicates library with faith in future of country

DALLAS, April 25 (UPI) -- Five current and past U.S. presidents spoke at the dedication of the George W. Bush Presidential Library that Bush dedicated with faith in the country's future.

America's historical amnesia

WASHINGTON, April 24 (UPI) -- Understanding of history might make dealing with the dangers of today and the uncertainties of tomorrow a little easier. Historical amnesia is not the answer.
HARLAN ULLMAN, UPI Outside View Commentator

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UPI Almanac for Monday, Jan. 7, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Friday, Dec. 7, 2012.
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Obama, Romney playfully roast each other [VIDEO]

Obama, Romney playfully roast each other [VIDEO]

NEW YORK, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- President Barack Obama and Republican rival Mitt Romney poked fun at themselves and each other at a white-tie charity fundraiser in New York's Waldorf Astoria.

Man killed in Pa. helicopter crash

TINICUM TOWNSHIP, Pa., Oct. 17 (UPI) -- Douglas Brigham, a retired Pennsylvania State Police corporal, was killed in a helicopter crash Wednesday southwest of Philadelphia, police said.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, Aug. 10, 2012.
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Making lemonade from lemons

Making lemonade from lemons

No love ... A party invitation ... Endurance, not experience, necessary ... PAC-ing it in ... A first on the first day of the DNC ...
NICOLE DEBEVEC, United Press International

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, July 28, 2012.
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1940 U.S. Census: 'Party for genealogists'

WASHINGTON, April 2 (UPI) -- Monday's 1940 U.S. Census release will be like a millennium party for people fascinated with facts about lives and historical context, a genealogist said.

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Jan. 7, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011.
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Obama touts changes, says more needed

HONOLULU, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- President Obama returned to his successful 2008 campaign mantra of "change" in Hawaii Monday, recounting change he's achieved and change he still pursues.
Obama campaign takes aim at Romney

Obama campaign takes aim at Romney

WASHINGTON, Oct. 13 (UPI) -- President Barack Obama and his campaign team believe former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is the president's likely opponent in 2012, Politico says.

Expert: Candidates can't offend dog owners

ANNAPOLIS, Md., Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Political parties court many constituency groups but can't afford to offend dog owners -- with canines in 40 percent of U.S. households, a pet expert says.
Michelle Obama on Vogue's March cover

Michelle Obama on Vogue's March cover

NEW YORK, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- U.S. first lady Michelle Obama will appear on the cover of Vogue Magazine in March, becoming the second president's wife to do so, a Vogue spokesman said.

Military Matters: A time to cut -- Part 1

WASHINGTON, May 12 (UPI) -- At a recent book party for Winslow Wheeler's new history of the military reform movement of the 1970s and 1980s, I was asked for my views on the prospects for genuine reform. I replied, "So long as the money flow continues, nothing will change." Chuck Spinney, a reformer who spent decades as a polyp in the bowels of the U.S. Department of Defense, agreed.
WILLIAM S. LIND

Democrats pressure GOP on housing crisis

WASHINGTON, March 29 (UPI) -- Democratic leaders in Congress are pressing Republicans to respond aggressively to the nation's mortgage crisis when lawmakers return to Washington next week.

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UPI Almanac for Monday, Jan. 7, 2008
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UPI Almanac for Friday, Dec. 7, 2007.
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UPI Almanac for Friday, Aug. 10, 2007.
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