President Barack Obama’s weekly address contained an interesting tidbit of information. In particular, President Obama mentioned that Congress might try to shut down the government again…this time, right before Christmas. For now, according to the White House, the government is still in play for another 10 weeks. Show More Summary
President Barack Obama on the Pentagon's investigation into the Medecins Sans Frontieres hospital bombing in Kunduz.
US President Barack Obama offered his “deepest condolences” over a suspected US airstrike on a hospital in the Afghan city of Kunduz that killed 19 people, and promised a thorough probe of the incident. “On behalf of the American people, I extend my deepest condolences to the...
US President Barack Obama offered his "deepest condolences" over a suspected US airstrike on a hospital in the Afghan city of Kunduz that killed 19 people, and promised a thorough probe of the incident. "On behalf of the American people,...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Saturday declared a state of emergency in South Carolina after severe storms caused widespread flooding, the White House said in a statement.
President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama celebrated their 23rd wedding anniversary on Saturday.
Talks between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Barack Obama in New York were constructive but it is too early to speak about strengthening of mutual understanding as the United States is not eager to show flexibility, the Kremlin spokesman said.
President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama celebrated their 23rd wedding anniversary on Saturday. The two were married on Oct. 3, 1992, at Trinity United Church in Chicago. A year later, Michelle apparently forgot the couple's first wedding...Show More Summary
Standing in front of the White House press corps on Thursday, President Barack Obama appeared as exasperated as he has been in his presidency. Following yet another mass shooting — this time at a community college in Oregon that left 10 dead — Obama took the podium at the White House press roo. Show More Summary
President Barack Obama recently spoke about the shooting in Roseburg, Oregon, explaining that mass shootings were so frequent they were becoming routine – along with the response afterward. He called for expanded gun control measures, echoing the sentiments of the majority of Americans, but not some of the residents of Roseburg. Show More Summary
The first thing customers entering the Roseburg Gun Shop see is a life-sized cardboard cutout of President Barack Obama with a Middle Eastern scarf around his head and a badge pinned to his chest that reads: “Gun salesman of the year.” The customers and sales staff in this store,...
President Barack Obama's address to the nation on Thursday, hours after a gunman rampaged through a community college in Roseburg, Oregon, was the 15th time he has delivered remarks about a mass shooting during his presidency. Noting...Show More Summary
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan is stepping down from his post in December to spend more time with his family, he announced Friday. President Barack Obama has already tapped John King Jr., former New York State education commissioner, to take Duncan's place. Show More Summary
Having launched airstrikes against the Islamic State (ISIL) terrorist group in Syria, Russian President Vladimir Putin has, once again, totally outmaneuvered Barack Obama, journalist Charles Krauthammer wrote in his article for National Review.
President Barack Obama was at his best in deliver this powerful tribute to the victims of the latest mass shooting incident in America. The need for change and reform is obvious to everyone except the powerful gun lobby, the National Rifle Association (NRA).
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is accusing White House hopefuls of concocting "half-baked" ideas for solving the crisis in Syria, appearing to even dismiss his former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's call for a no-fly...Show More Summary
US President Barack Obama does not see the situation in Syria as a proxy war between America and Russia.
President Barack Obama said on Friday that he has asked his team to look for new ways to enforce existing regulations to keep guns away from criminals in the wake of the mass shooting in Oregon. But Obama admitted he had little power to craft tougher gun laws given the political clout wielded by...
If Republicans try to prevent the US government from raising the debt ceiling, it could lead to yet another financial catastrophe and global recession, US President Barack Obama said during a press conference.
President Barack Obama said on Friday that he has asked his team to look for new ways to enforce existing regulations to keep guns away from criminals in the wake of the mass shooting in Oregon. "The main thing I'm going to do is I'm going to talk about this on a regular basis," Obama said at a news conference. Show More Summary