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President Barack Obama speaks on foreign policy in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, D.C., on July 16, 2014. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Opens Eastern Seaboard To Offshore Oil Exploration

Opening the Eastern Seaboard to offshore oil exploration for the first time in decades, the Obama administration on Friday approved the use of sonic cannons to discover deposits under the ocean floor by shooting sound waves 100 times louder than a jet engine through waters shared by endangered whales and turtles.

CBS Tampa–07/18/2014

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius answers questions about the error-plagued launch of Healthcare.gov while testifying before the Senate Finance Committee in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill November 6, 2013 in Washington, DC.  (credit:  Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Hospital Group Director: Obamacare Website ‘Hopes Were Very Much Quashed’

Counselors helping people use the federal government’s online health exchange are giving mixed reviews to the updated site, with some zipping through the application process while others are facing the same old sputters and even crashes.

CBS Tampa–12/02/2013

A pamphlet for the Affordable Care Act, better known as ObamaCare, sits on a table. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Obama Administration: We Promise ‘Significant Improvements’ To Website

The Obama administration promised “significant improvements” in accessing the federal health overhaul website this week, after taking down the system for maintenance over the weekend. But many in Florida were still unable to enroll at the start of week two.

CBS Tampa–10/08/2013

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius speaks to the National Convention of the NAACP on July 16, 2013 in Orlando, Fla. (credit: Tim Boyles/Getty Images)

Health Department: ‘Shameful Attempts’ By Florida To Block ‘Obamacare’

The Obama Administration is dispatching its top health official to Florida three times in the coming days to promote the Affordable Care Act in a Republican-led state that has been increasingly resistant to carrying out the new federal health law.

09/13/2013

File photo of an asteroid. (credit: NASA/JPL-Caltec via Getty Images)

NASA Mission To Lasso Asteroid Could Eventually Cost More Than $2.6 Billion

Surrounded by engineers, NASA chief Charles Bolden inspected a prototype spacecraft engine that could power an audacious mission to lasso an asteroid and tow it closer to Earth for astronauts to explore.

CBS Tampa–05/24/2013

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Why You Should Wait Until 2016 To Sell Your Home

Planning to sell your home? You may want to wait until 2016 before listing it.

02/06/2013

GUATEMALA CITY, GUATEMALA - JUNE 24: Returning Guatemalan immigrants make free phone calls to their families after arriving on a deportation flight from Arizona on June 24, 2011 to Guatemala City, Guatemala. The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, ICE, deports thousands of undocumented Guatemalans, many of whom are caught in the controversial federal 'Secure Communities' data-sharing program which puts local police on the frontlines of national immigration enforcement. ICE recently announced a set of adjustments to the program after many local communities and some states, including New York, insisted on opting out, saying immigrants were being deported for minor offenses such as traffic violations. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Obama Plans Change in Immigration Rule on Waivers

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration wants to more quickly reunite Americans with their illegal immigrant spouses and children in a move long sought by advocates but panned by Republicans as a way to push unpopular policies around Congress.

CBS Tampa–01/09/2012

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