Obama signs emergency order over Flint water crisis

Jan 17, 2016

Obama signs emergency order over Flint water crisis

President Barack Obama signed an emergency declaration Saturday that clears the way for federal aid for Flint, Michigan, which is undergoing a drinking water crisis. The White House also said the Federal Emergency Management Agency will coordinate all disaster relief efforts to “alleviate the ...

Obama signing of U.S. Space Act seen sparking cosmic gold rush

Dec 9, 2015

Obama signing of U.S. Space Act seen sparking cosmic gold rush

Flashing some interplanetary gold bling and sipping “space water” might sound far-fetched, but both could soon be reality, thanks to a new U.S. law that legalizes cosmic mining. In a first, President Barack Obama signed legislation at the end of November that allows commercial ...