TOBA, Japan (AP) — There is the soaring rhetoric. And then there’s the messy reality. When U.S. President Barack Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe make a historic visit to Hiroshima on Friday — the first time a sitting U.S. president has visited the site of the first atomic bomb attack — their words […]
ISE-SHIMA, Japan (Reuters) - At least three atomic bomb survivors will attend an event in Hiroshima on Friday when President Barack Obama becomes the first incumbent U.S. leader to visit the site of the world's first atomic bombing, Japan's Kyodo news agency reported.
It is truly a new era, with our President of Fundamental Transformation lifting embargos on old communist enemies from the Western Hemisphere to Southeast Asia.
President Barack Obama has nominated two new assistant secretaries of defense, the White House announced in a statement.
SHIMA, Japan (AP) — Laying bare the complex politics of reconciliation and contrition, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Wednesday rejected the idea of visiting Pearl Harbor to reciprocate for President Barack Obama's historic trip...Show More Summary
According to unnamed sources, US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama will lease a mansion in Washington DC so that their youngest daughter Sasha can finish school without interruption.
A restroom sign. Photo via Flickr Eleven states, led by Texas, are suing the federal government over a directive issued by President Barack Obama telling schools to “allow transgender students to use the bathroom matching their gender identities,” Reuters reports. Show More Summary
At the end of his four-day tour of Vietnam, President Barack Obama told a gathering of young people that they should tackle the issue of climate...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The selection of a hard-line cleric as the new Taliban chief on Wednesday all but dashes U.S. President Barack Obama's hopes for opening peace talks before he leaves office, one of his top foreign policy goals, current and former U.S. Show More Summary
In the overnight hours of Tuesday into Wednesday, MSNBC’s Chris Matthews suggested that there’s a segment of Americans opposed to President Barack Obama who want him permanently wiped from U.S. history books and any list of American Presidents because of his race. Show More Summary
Japan's prime minister publicly rebuked US President Barack Obama at a press conference on Wednesday, saying that he feels "profound resentment" over a murder allegedly committed by an American in Okinawa. Shinzo Abe told Obama, whoShow More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — Real estate circles are buzzing over reports that President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, have decided to lease a nine-bedroom mansion in one of Washington’s poshest neighborhoods when he leaves office in January. With a sprawling terrace and a castle-like exterior, the home sits on a quarter-acre lot in the wealthy […]
On May 27, President Barack Obama will pay a historic visit to Hiroshima as the first serving U.S. president to visit the Japanese city. Officially, the White House announced the trip will highlight Obama's continued commitment to pursuing a world without nuclear weapons and a strengthened U.S.-Japan relationship during his presidency. Show More Summary
“We’re going to make sure that protecting patient privacy is built into our efforts from day one.” - President Barack Obama, January 30th 2015 The health care system of the future is taking shape right now, and the foundation of that new system is health care data that is private, trusted and secure. Show More Summary
Eleven US states filed a lawsuit in federal court challenging President Barack Obama’s directive suggesting transgender students use the bathroom of their choice, Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel announced in a press release on Wednesday.
A school district in the Commonwealth of Virginia passed an ordinance that renounces President Barack Obama's directive for public schools to allow transgender students to use the bathrooms and showers of their choice.
On the final day of his visit to Vietnam, President Barack Obama beatboxed at a town hall and requested a rap from Vietnam’s “Queen of Hip-Hop” in a moment that tied into the issue of free speech. Read more...
For the last day of his three-day visit to Vietnam, President Barack Obama took time at a town hall meeting in Ho Chi Minh City to challenge Vietnam’s foremost female rapper, Suboi, to freestyle in Vietnamese. “Let’s see what you got,” he said. “Come on. Do you need a little beat?” and gave a glorious two seconds of presidential […]
President Barack Obama took some time to beatbox for Vietnam's "Queen of Hip Hop” during his final stop in the country on Wednesday. At a town hall meeting in Ho Chi Minh City, 26-year-old Hàng Lâm Trang Anh, who goes by the stage name "Suboi," told the president she was a rapper. Show More Summary
You know what? President Barack Obama never ceases to amaze me. And while on his historic Asian tour, he took some time out to beatbox with a Vietnamese rapper, 26-year-old Hàng Lâm Trang Anh, who goes by the name Suboi.