Politics Sep 08Americans will reject Trump’s ‘wacky’ ideas, Obama says
President Barack Obama said Donald Trump proves he isn't qualified to be president "every time he speaks," adding that he is confident Americans will ultimately reject the brash billionaire on Election Day.
World Sep 05Obama pledges U.S. help for Laos to clear 80 million unexploded bombs
Declaring a "moral obligation" to heal the wounds of a secret war, President Barack Obama on Tuesday pledged help to clear away the 80 million unexploded bombs the U.S. dropped on Laos a generation ago.
Nation Jun 25Obama loses reliable partner, faces uncertainty after Brexit
For the first 7½ years of his presidency, Barack Obama could rely on the United Kingdom to back him up at nearly every turn, knowing British leaders had both the global clout and shared perspective to be powerful U.S. partners.
Politics Jun 09Obama endorses Hillary Clinton for president
President Barack Obama's endorsement came after he met with Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders earlier Thursday.
World May 10President Obama will make historic trip to Hiroshima this month
"He will not revisit the decision to use the atomic bomb at the end of World War II. Instead, he will offer a forward-looking vision focused on our shared future," deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes said.
Politics Apr 11White House: Blame to share for failed Libya aftermath
WASHINGTON -- The White House sought Monday to share the blame for the failed aftermath of the 2011 intervention in Libya, arguing the U.S. and its NATO allies asked too few questions about what would follow after dictator Moammar Gadhafi…
Politics Oct 02Education Secretary Arne Duncan to step down in December
WASHINGTON — Education Secretary Arne Duncan is stepping down in December after 7 years in the Obama administration.