Vice President Joe Biden signs a flag for a group of sailors after speaking to troops at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Aug. 24, 2011. (Official White House Photo by David Lienemann)
A quick look at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov:
#VPinAsia: The Vice President spent the last week traveling through Asiaand meeting with leaders in the region.He delivered a major speechin China, met with the Prime Minister of Mongolia, andpaid tribute to the enduring spirit of theJapanese tsunami survivors.
Hurricane Irene: The President has urged Americans to take this storm seriously. With the hurricane poised to reach the east coast this weekend, it is important to take steps ensuring your preparedness. We've compiled a list of helpful resources in case you are in the projected path of the hurricane.
Libya:Following a call with the National Security Council, President Obamaspoke aboutthe evolving situation in Libya. President Obamasaid,"The Qaddafi regime is coming to an end, and the future of Libya is in the hands of its people," making it clear that the courage of the Libyan people has brought freedom within reach.