President Barack Obama has hinted that he might be looking for a new chief of the US Federal Reserve Bank. ||| Washington - United States President Barack Obama hinted in an interview aired on Monday that he may be looking for a newShow More Summary
When Barack Obama met Vladimir Putin as part of the G8 talks in Northern Ireland, he must have thought there are better ways of spending time at a golf resort than discussing the Syrian conflict with the Russian president. Obama is a golf tragic. Show More Summary
ENNISKILLEN, Northern Ireland (AP) — The leaders of major economic powers are declaring themselves dedicated to a political solution to Syria's bloody civil war, even as President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin stake out diametrically opposite stands on which side deserves military support.
President Barack Obama defended the ability of the federal government to carry out some intelligence-gathering operations in secret in a wide-ranging interview with PBS' Charlie Rose that aired Monday. Obama suggested that Americans have to accept some level of "covert activity" from the federal government. Show More Summary
Amid the furore over the PRISM data-leaking saga in the US, President Barack Obama has insisted that Americans aren’t getting “the complete story” on the program – which reportedly enables the... Keep reading ?
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Monday that Iran's election of a moderate as its next president is a sign that Iranians want to move in a different direction, but he was uncertain whether it would lead to a breakthrough over Tehra...
(CNN) – Critics who have compared President Barack Obama's stance on government surveillance to that of hawkish former Vice President Dick Cheney are missing his insistence on proper systematic balances, Obama said in an interview that aired Monday. Defending at length the recently revealed government programs that gather information about phone calls and Internet usage, […]
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama hinted in an interview aired on Monday that he may be looking for a new chief of the U.S. Federal Reserve Bank, saying current Chairman Ben Bernanke has stayed a lot longer than he had originally planned.
President Barack Obama said he plans to meet with a privacy and oversight board created in the wake of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks to help frame the burgeoning national debate about the U.S. government’s vast surveillance programs.
Earlier action by the United States to arm rebels seeking Syrian strongman Bashar al-Assad’s overthrow would not have meaningfully slow the violence in that country’s ongoing civil war, President Barack Obama said in his first extensive comments about the situation i …
President Barack Obama promised in an interview broadcast late Monday that his decision to arm Syrian rebels does not mean the United States is “taking sides in a religious war.” Obama, speaking to PBS’s Charlie Rose, also played down the “ruckus” over the NSA’s controversial surveillance programs. “If you're a U.S. person, then NSA is [...]
From UNC-TV Charlie Rose Interviews President Barack Obama Monday, June 17, at 12 Midnight PBS's Charlie Rose has conducted an exclusive, 45-minute interview with President Barack Obama that will air tonight at midnight on UNC-TV during the regular Charlie Rose Show time slot. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Monday he will meet soon with a privacy and civil liberties oversight board to discuss ways to balance the need for U.S. surveillance while respecting people's right to privacy.
President Barack Obama has issued a veto threat of a bill the House of Representatives will vote on tomorrow that would ban abortions from after 20-weeks all the way to birth. The White House this afternoon issued a Statement of Administration Policy indicating President Obama’s advisors would recommend that he veto the Pain-Capable Unborn Child [...]
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is defending top secret U.S. spying programs and called them transparent — even though they are authorized in secret.
U.S. President Barack Obama sparred with Russia’s Vladimir Putin over how to end the war in Syria on Monday during an icy encounter at a G8 summit where divisions over the conflict eclipsed the rest of the agenda. Speaking after talks with Obama, Putin said Moscow and Washington had differing views over Syria but agreed [...]
Buzzfeed has a partial transcript of President Obama's interview with Charlie Rose airing tonight on PBS, with some of Obama's clearest and most direct statements about the Snowden case: Barack Obama: Well, in the end, and what I've said, and I continue to believe, is that we don't have to sacrifice our freedom in order to achieve security. Show More Summary
Today's edition of quick hits: Awkward: "President Barack Obama and his Russian counterpart -- on opposite sides of a civil war but using delicate language about a difference of opinion -- said Monday that they shared an interest in stopping the bloodshed in Syria."
LinkedIn’s Influencer program, which showcases inspirational blog posts from luminaries ranging from Bill Gates to President Barack Obama, has kept readers glued to the professional networking site while it’s kept top executives waiting...Show More Summary
Youth support for President Barack Obama, the folks who helped get him elected, has plunged. Sounds like these scandals have some raction. Speaking of those scandals: An IRS supervisor in Washington, D.C., says she was indeed involved...Show More Summary