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Obama Marks Earth Day With Transcontinental Flight

President Obama celebrated Earth Day Friday with a flight from Los Angeles to the Washington DC area, contributing tons of pollution to the atmosphere as he returned from what was largely a political trip out West. Obama, who frequently talks about the danger of global warming and the need to switch to cleaner-burning fuels, opted not to hold an event marking Earth Day. Instead, he

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Despite Rain, Obama Heads Out for Golf

There’s light rain in the Washington area, but President Obama and his intrepid band of young regulars are headed out to the links, working to better their handicaps at the Andrews Air Force Base course. Obama, who hits the golf course for the fourth time in as many weeks, is out with two junior White House staffers, Ben Finkenbinder and  Marvin Nicholson, as well as David Katz

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