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Google lobbyists’ White House visits

- Google representatives attended White House meetings more than once a week, on average, from the beginning of Obama's presidency through October 2015.

Portland school board bans climate change-denying materials

- In a move spearheaded by environmentalists, the school board approved a resolution aimed at eliminating doubt of climate change and its causes in schools.

Israel’s risk-based approach to airport security

- "This airport is under constant threat. All terrorist organizations know the consequences of hitting Ben Gurion airport."

Hackers target presidential candidates, U.S. spy chief says

- "We're aware that campaigns and related organizations and individuals are targeted by actors with a variety of motivations."

Police see promise in high-tech ‘GPS bullets’

- Devices mounted on squad cars fire GPS units onto fleeing vehicles to track them without engaging in high-speed chases.

Medal of Valor awarded to 13 at White House

- Police Maj. David Huff saved a 2-year-old girl being held at knifepoint after negotiations with her captor deteriorated.

Senate Bill Calls for Women to Register for Draft in 2018

- The White House has declined to say whether President Obama would sign into law legislation that expands the draft to include women.

U.S. Navy Poised to Take Ownership of its Largest Warship

- "We've overcome lots of obstacles to get to this point. I think everybody in the shipyard is proud of the work we've done."

U.S. activates Romanian missile defense site, angering Russia

- Despite the Obama administration’s nuclear deal with Iran, the U.S. has installed a ballistic missile defense site.

Prince Harry Brings Invictus Games to Florida

- The Invictus Games are a sports competition, similar to the Olympics, for former soldiers injured in combat.