The towers of the World Trade Center. Sept. 11, 2001.
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August 30, 2011 The guidelines focus on honoring the victims, stressing the need to be prepared for another attack and recognizing that other nations have also been targeted by terrorists, The New York Times reports. Will you mark the anniversary in some way?
The tree on Tuesday. Some of the damage can be seen in the middle.
July 7, 2011 As President Obama and Congressional leaders were inside the White House today trying to agree on ways to cut the federal budget, some serious trimming was going on just outside.
April 1, 2011 National Journal's interactive view of the West Wing is worth spending a few minutes on
March 4, 2011 During this year's Super Bowl, President Obama created a stir by offering guests at the White House beer that he'd brewed himself. And now the president reportedly plans to have another batch of his homebrew on hand March 17 for St. Patrick's Day.
February 3, 2011 The outage led to reporters and others wondering what became of normal White House e-mail barrage.
January 27, 2011 Jay Carney will be the next White House press secretary. Carney was once a reporter covering the White Houses of Bill Clinton and George W. Bush for Time magazine.
January 4, 2011 Daley is a respected pro-business Democrat from the pragmatist school of Chicago politics who can credibly talk language the GOP would understand. A JP Morgan Chase official with a powerful name, he could be a strong envoy to the House GOP.
December 16, 2010 On the same day that President Obama and his advisors declared that the United States is "on track" in Afghanistan, hundreds of anti-war protesters gathered outside the White House to voice their dissent.
October 5, 2010 The return of solar panels to the White House makes sense considering how often Obama mentions them. For the president, they are a powerful symbol of the kind of U.S. manufactured products the green economy could create.
September 22, 2010 Bob Woodward's "Obama Wars" is reportedly a tale of White House infighting with new Afghan tidbits.
September 20, 2010 The White House denied a New York Times story that it was considering attacking the GOP with a Tea Party cudgel. It was the last thing the White House needed as it tried to stay focused on its economic message.
July 30, 2010 White House press secretary Robert Gibbs implored WikiLeaks to not publish more Afghan secrets.
June 17, 2010 Rep. Joe Barton's 'Shakedown' Moment
Venerable journalist Helen Thomas reads the newspaper while sitting in her chair in the White House press room. Thomas covered the White House for more than 50 years.
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June 8, 2010 NPR host and former Wall Street Journal White House correspondent Michel Martin says Helen Thomas always had her back. But she says her recent comments about Israel went too far.
April 21, 2010 Tom Hanks really cares about the White House press corps, and making sure they don't fall asleep on the job.
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