In a noteworthy moment during the memorial of the late South African President Nelson Mandela, U.S. President Barack Obama shook hands with Cuban President Raul Castro as Obama made his way up to speak. The move was seen as something of an unprecedented display between the leaders of two nations that have been at odds for more than a half-century. Show More Summary
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Celebrating one of his personal heroes, President Barack Obama praised Nelson Mandela as the last great liberator of the 20th century, urging the world to carry on his legacy by fighting inequality, poverty and discrimination.
Amid driving rain and deafening cheers, President Barack Obama paid tribute to Nelson Mandela at a memorial service in South Africa. Speaking to tens of thousands gathered in a rain-soaked soccer stadium in Johannesburg, Obama honored the anti-apartheid leader and South Africa’s first black president, who died December 5 at age 95. Show More Summary
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama shook the hand of Cuban President Raul Castro at a memorial to Nelson Mandela on Tuesday, an unprecedented gesture between the leaders of two nations which have been at loggerheads for more than half...
Morale has taken a hit at the National Security Agency in the wake of controversy over the agency's surveillance activities, according to former officials who say they are dismayed that President Barack Obama has not visited the agency to show his support. Show More Summary
U.S. President Barack Obama is speaking now at the memorial service for the late South African President Nelson Mandela. Here are his remarks, in full: To Graça Machel and the Mandela family; to President Zuma and members of the government;...Show More Summary
John Podesta, a former chief of staff to President Bill Clinton, is returning to the White House to advise President Barack Obama as he struggles to regain his footing after the flawed healthcare law rollout. Podesta steered Obama's transition team in 2008 after he won the presi …
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"I think I just became the first president to ever publicly mention Area 51," President Barack Obama joked at Sunday night's Kennedy Center Honors event at The White House. The line got a big laugh from the audience in attendance, but he may have been telling the truth.
Tens of thousands of South Africans will be present at the official memorial service for Nelson Mandela in Johannesburg Tuesday. President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama will be in attendance, along with former Presidents George W. Bush, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter.
President Barack Obama spoke about income inequality in a recent address but failed to mention one of the most significant contributors to rising inequality in America: the marriage gap. Jobs are changing, international competition has...Show More Summary
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — President Barack Obama arrived in South Africa on Tuesday for a day of remembrance and celebration for his personal hero Nelson Mandela, the anti-apartheid icon who died last week at age 95.
Saying the government should lead by example, President Barack Obama on Thursday ordered the federal government to nearly triple its use of renewable sources for electricity by 2020. Obama said the plan to use renewables for 20 percent of electricity needs will help reduce pollution that causes global warming, promote American energy independence and boost Continue reading ?
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - John Podesta, a former chief of staff to President Bill Clinton, is returning to the White House to advise President Barack Obama as he struggles to regain his footing after the flawed healthcare law rollout, according to a sourc...
If President Barack Obama has entertained an economic insight that wasn’t fashionable in 1933, I haven’t heard about it. It’s doubtless he’s for recycling glass and plastic, but he’s even more wedded to recycling ideas that were fresh...Show More Summary
A new report from the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) provided to Breitbart News exclusively ahead of its public release shows that President Barack Obama’s new amnesty for illegal aliens related to members of the U.S. military is a system full of loopholes. Show More Summary
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CENTURION, South Africa (AP) — The comparisons are perhaps inevitable. President Barack Obama and former South African leader Nelson Mandela each served as their nation's first black president, living symbols of struggles to overcome deep-seated racial tensions. Each was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
This is too stinkin' cute!! President Barack Obama & fam's holidaze card for 2013 has just been revealed and it is ADORABLE! Though Michelle Obama and the rest of the family do not make an appearance, it seems that Bo Obama and newest pup Sunny are prominently featured! We love it! The pop-out art card [...]
South African President Jacob Zuma: "We've lost our greatest son." President Barack Obama: "Like so many around the globe, I cannot fully imagine my own life without the example that Nelson Mandela set. And so long as I live, I will do what I can to learn from him." Secretary of State John Kerry: “Nelson Mandela was a stranger to hate. Show More Summary