As US President Barack Obama prepares to visit Spain in July, Maneka Gandhi, Indian Union Cabinet Minister for Women & Child Development, has written a letter in support of... The post Maneka Gandhi to Obama: Stay Away From Cruel, Archaic Pamplona Bullfights appeared first on PETA.
Kendrick Lamar’s “How Much A Dollar Cost” was Barack Obama’s favorite song of 2015, and the rapper visited the White House earlier this year to meet with the president. He’ll be back for another visit on Monday, only this time, he’ll be performing, too. As Politico reports, the Obamas are hosting a Fourth Of July […]
After escalating one of the most lethal covert operations in U.S. history, President Obama finally made a public estimate of the civilian cost of the nation’s secret drone program, which has targeted Islamic militants in remote corners of the globe. Human rights groups immediately challenged the...
Leaked emails reveal that NATO’s former supreme commander conspired against US President Barack Obama to ensure the alliance maintained a provocative stance toward Russia.
Why are incarceration rates in the US so high relative to other countries? This question was originally answered on Quora by Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to President Barack Obama.
It's Thursday, June 30 and Day 139 since Justice Antonin Scalia died and Mitch McConnell laid down his Supreme Court blockade: No meetings, no hearings, no votes on his replacement. It's also Day 102 since President Obama named Merrick Garland to be Scalia's replacement. Show More Summary
Puerto Ricans took to the streets Thursday to protest what they see as a return to colonialist policy after President Obama signed an emergency measure to put the island’s finances under the oversight of the federal government.
The president consistently misleads the public when disclosing information about covert drone wars. After years of demands for accountability from drone survivors and their supporters, the Obama administration on a Friday afternoon before a holiday weekend finally released the death toll of U.S. Show More Summary
Between 64 and 116 civilians in countries other than Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria have been killed by U.S. airstrikes during President Obama's tenure, the administration said Friday in a pre-holiday-weekend disclosure likely timed to minimize public attention. Show More Summary
After being pressured for years to release data related to drone-related casualties, US President Barack Obama issued a report on Friday which claims only 116 civilians have been mistakenly killed by since he took office. The figures are markedly lower than those presented by human rights groups.
WASHINGTON -- A couple of weeks after blaming the Orlando massacre on President Barack Obama, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) let fly again, telling a Pakistan television station in an interview posted online Friday that the U.S. is to blame...Show More Summary
Someone please alert the media that Hillary Clinton is winning. — Melissa McEwan (@Shakestweetz) June 30, 2016 Because I swear to the fates if I have to see one more headline about how President Obama is going to inject some enthusiasm...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's government said on Friday it inadvertently killed up to 116 civilians in strikes in countries where America is not at war, a major disclosure likely to inflame debate about targeted killings and use of drones.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Singer-songwriter Janelle Monae (moh-NAY') and rapper Kendrick Lamar will help President Barack Obama celebrate his final Fourth of July at the White House. Spokesman Josh Earnest says the musicians are performing at Obama's annual Independence Day event for "military heroes."
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Friday will disclose the number of civilians killed in U.S. military and CIA drone strikes in Pakistan, Yemen and Africa since he took office and will issue an executive order that makes protecting civilians a more integral part of planning U.S. Show More Summary
President Barack Obama's government said on Friday it inadvertently killed up to 116 civilians in strikes in countries where America is not at war, a major disclosure likely to inflame debate about targeted killings and use of drones. Obama's...Show More Summary
The president urged lawmakers to pass vital legislation to combat the virus on Friday before Congress recesses for the summer.
We were both surprised and happy when President Obama nominated the obviously well qualified Carla Hayden to be the new Librarian of Congress to succeed James Billington, whose tenure was considered such a disaster that staffers literally...Show More Summary
The nation’s oldest full-time park ranger was brutally attacked in her San Francisco Bay Area home after a robber broke in and stole a coin she received from President Barack Obama. According to Fox News, 94-year-old Betty Reid Soskin, who works as an interpretive ranger at the Rosie the Riveter World War II Home Front […]
'The Situation Room', photo by Pete Souza. President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden, along with members of the national security team, receive an update on the mission against Osama bin Laden in the Situation Room of the White House, May 1, 2011. There's no photographer in the world with a job quite like Pete Souza's. Show More Summary