It's been a busy week here at the White House. In case you've missed the news, we've got you covered. Speaking of getting covered, have you gotten covered?
As the temperature starts to decline, the snow starts to fall, and the kitchen soon fills with seasonal flavors, we know the holiday season is just around the corner. So this season, give the gift of health. Remind your friends and loved ones to sign up for health insurance on HealthCare.gov.
Starting on November 15, you will have 92 days to shop for healthcare insurance and find the coverage that best fits your needs.
This basically means that -- if you want to be covered in 2015, you must sign up between November 15 and February 15.
Are you already covered? Pass this along to someone who isn’t. You can also find stories of people who have been covered here.
This week, the President is traveling in Asia and Australia to highlight our country's trade and investment ties to the region, and its critical role in our future economic growth and generating American jobs.
Find out more about the President’s trip here.
On Wednesday, during his trip to Beijing, President Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping made a historical announcement to reduce carbon pollution.
As the world’s two largest economies -- and the world’s two biggest carbon emitters -- the announcement is a unique development in the U.S.-China relationship. Both countries have joined together to demonstrate leadership on an issue that touches the entire world.
Earlier this year, President Obama highlighted the significance of climate change:
“There's one issue that will define the contours of this century more dramatically than any other and that is the urgent and growing threat of a changing climate.”
Got questions about climate change? Ask Dr. H.
On Tuesday, Vice President Biden -- speaking at Arlington National Cemetery -- thanked America’s brave veterans. He highlighted the obligation
s we have, as a nation, to honor our service members:
“As a nation, we have a lot of obligations -- to the young, to the old, to all the poor. But there’s no obligation that is truly sacred other than the commitment to our veterans.”
Be sure to check out the chart of the week to find out about the progress we’ve made on ending veteran homelessness.
On Monday, President Obama asked the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to take up the strongest possible rules to protect net neutrality. The President's plan would reclassify consumer broadband services under what's known as Title II of the Telecommunications Act, and would work to "ensure the network works for everyone -- not just one or two companies.”
Have questions about the plan and net neutrality? We’ve got the answers here. And find out what others are saying about the President’s plan to protect Net Neutrality here.