During President Obama's historic trip to Africa, he had the opportunity to view one of our "ancestors" whose discovery was of huge significance to humankind. While at Ethiopia's National Palace on Monday, POTUS met "Lucy," the 3.2-million-year-old partial skeleton of a hominid -- an early ancestor to humans, Reuters reported. Show More Summary
Bill McGurn calls out President Obama this morning — the “God bless Planned Parenthood” president: It’s an odd indifference for a president who likes to scold his critics for subordinating science to ideology. At a time when many inShow More Summary
Mike Huckabee Mike Huckabee handed President Obama a cudgel first with his claim that, with the Iran nuclear deal, Obama "will take the Israelis and march them to the door of the oven," and then by refusing to apologize because "I know...Show More Summary
FACT CHECK: Has President Obama called for banning the display of Confederate and Tea Party flags on public property?
President Obama asserted that “he could win a third term if allowed by the Constitution, but said he was looking forward to life after the presidency, when he will be able to take a walk and spend more time with [...]
During President Obama’s visit, the American press has focused on poverty, terrorism and other ills in the African country. But Ethiopia is getting something right that we are getting badly wrong.
President Obama on Tuesday warned that Africa’s "democratic progress is at risk" when leaders refuse to give up power, holding the American political system’s constitutional term limits as an example -- but adding that if he were able to run again, he could win. "I love my work. But under our constitution I cannot run […]
Do you think President Obama would make a good third term president? He certainly thinks so. Speaking in Africa Tuesday, President Obama made...
"How do you answer the critics who say President Obama hasn't done enough for Africa?" I struggled with an answer to that first interview question during my visit to Nairobi last weekend as Chairman of the U.S. African Development Foundation. Show More Summary
Overlooked in the frenzied excitement over President Obama's visit to his father's birthplace is the inconvenient reality: That long after the sheen from hosting the world's most powerful man is gone, Kenyans will return to the hustle and bustle of their daily lives in a society facing a fork in the road towards its future. Show More Summary
Earlier in the month, President Obama announced that we had a deal. The P5+1 world powers (Germany, China, France, Russia, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America) had come to an agreement with Iran regarding its nuclear program. Show More Summary
President Obama is the first sitting American president to address the African Union. The speech capped a five-day trip to Kenya and Ethiopia.
President Obama did not visit his father's village in Kenya on this trip to Africa, but he did in 2006 -- more than four decades after President John F. Kennedy paid a visit to his ancestral home in Ireland.
Crowds lined the motorcade route as President Obama headed to speak at the Safaricom Indoor Arena in Nairobi, Kenya, over the weekend.
"I actually think I’m a pretty good president. I think if I ran I could win." — President Obama, advocating the value of term limits during a speech in Africa, even as he added that he thought he could win a third term if it were allowed.
Peter Jennings Security, Asia President Obama has bigger fish to fry and the South China Sea is firmly in Washington’s category of things not to do. The fifth annual Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) conference on...Show More Summary
We shouldn’t be writing this. Four years ago, the nation of South Sudan celebrated its independence; the crowds in Juba were brimming with hope and optimism. Yesterday, during President Obama’s first trip to Ethiopia, he convened a meeting with regional leaders to discuss how that hope has been replaced with worry due to conflict and hunger.…
The actors Jack Black and Morgan Freeman appear alongside former CIA spy Valerie Plame, Queen Noor of Jordan and former U.S. Ambassador to Israel Thomas Pickering in a new video aimed at drumming up support for President Obama's nuclear...Show More Summary
President Obama told the world Tuesday that he is a “pretty good” president and that he could win a third term if he could run again. Perhaps our very confident leader has been reading The Queen, and Hillary certainly should have byShow More Summary
A 2,500-word piece by Darren Samuelsohn for Politico certainly doesn't bury the lead: President Obama has twice asked Jon Stewart to make, as the story's headline puts it, "secret" visits to the White House to meet with him. The "previously unreported" meetings, which occurred in October 2011 (amid the...