TIME is running the never-before-seen photos of Barack Obama's prom as part of their coverage of prom season. Read more...
President Barack Obama will defend his counter-terrorism policies in a speech at National Defense University Thursday afternoon, looking to reassure Americans concerned about his hugely controversial targeted assassination strategy with drones and revive efforts to close the Guantanamo Bay prison for suspected extremists. Show More Summary
Watch a live stream in the player above of President Barack Obama's speech at the National Defense University, scheduled to begin at 1:30 p.m. EDT Thursday. WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama is set to at least partially lift...
Undated image courtesy of the U.S. Air Force shows a MQ-1 Predator unmanned aircraft. Photo: REUTERS/U.S. Air Force/Lt Col Leslie Pratt On the defensive over a trio of controversies, President Barack Obama will attempt to refocus the debate Thursday...
House Speaker John Boehner said Wednesday that it is "inconceivable" President Barack Obama wasn't informed of the investigation into the IRS' targeting of conservative groups before news broke earlier this month. "It's pretty inconceivable...Show More Summary
When Massachussetts Democrats are saying we may need a special prosecutor and Jay Leno is ruthlessly mocking Barack Obama in his monologues, it’s a sign that the political winds have shifted in a big way. And a Chicago man has set a new Guinness Book world record for the longest ferris wheel ride. Show More Summary
A new book examining President John F. Kennedy’s admiration for the accomplishments of Nazi Germany and Adolph Hitler threatens to cause a stir ahead of President Barack Obama’s trip to Berlin to celebrate the 50th anniversary of JFK’s 'Ich bin ein Berliner' speech. Show More Summary
When the eight years are over, Barack Obama may go down in history mostly for his grace as America’s designated mourner. This weekend it’s Oklahoma in the endless tour of body-count catastrophes natural and man-made. As the President pursues ministerial duties, everyone else in Washington is consumed with efforts to defrock him for not preventing [...]
“President Barack Obama on Thursday is expected to address some of the thornier aspects of national security policy, including drone strikes, the prison at Guantanamo Bay and the dire threats Americans continue to face — even from fellow citizens,” AP writes. &l …
Obama to address drone strikes, Guantanamo in foreign policy speech Top news: In a speech today at the National Defense University, President Barack Obama is expected to discuss the legal and policy rational for drone strikes, and to renew his push to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay. Show More Summary
With a trio of scandals swirling around the White House, President Barack Obama could use some good press. Time magazine did its best to deliver just that, releasing some vintage photos of a then 17-year-old Obama on prom night. The magazine obtained the photos from Kelli Allman (née McCormack), Obama's classmate at Punahou School in [...]
Not only are the white right-wing GOPers criticizing Barry-O for his Morehouse speech, but so are black left-wingers...
An old prom photo of Barack Obama becomes public
Washington (CNN) - From the targeted killing of Americans overseas to the future of the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, President Barack Obama will lay out the framework and legal rationale for his administration's counterterrorism policy in a widely anticipated speech on Thursday. Administration officials tell CNN that Obama will use the National Defense University […]
Ernest Moniz, Barack Obama’s new Secretary of Energy, is making it clear there is no room for dissent regarding climate change. Speaking to his department’s employees after he was sworn in, Moniz said, “Let me make it very clear that there is no ambiguity in terms of the scientific basis calling for a prudent response on climate change. Show More Summary
Thinkstock/Jupiterimages By PHILIP ELLIOTT WASHINGTON -- House lawmakers are ready to pass legislation that links student loan rates to the financial markets in spite of a veto threat from President Barack Obama. Supported by Republicans,...Show More Summary
(WASHINGTON) — Amid lingering concerns about his national security policies, President Barack Obama is outlining measures to clarify the deadly use of drones against terror suspects, make good on a pledge to close the controversial prison at Guantanamo Bay and warn Americans about dire threats they continue to face — even from fellow citizens. Show More Summary
How does President Barack Obama, a man of such keen intelligence, with such promise to “change” America, find himself in so much serious trouble? From the IRS targeting conservatives to the continued confusion over what happened at Benghazi...Show More Summary
Counterterrorism drone strikes have killed four Americans overseas since 2009, the U.S. government acknowledged for the first time on Wednesday, one day before President Barack Obama delivers a major speech on related policy.In a letter...Show More Summary