The Atlantic's Ta-Nehisi Coates has criticized President Obama’s policies toward black Americans. Perhaps for that reason, he was invited to discuss such issues with Mr. Obama several times throughout the president's second term. As part of a collaboration with The…
By PBS NewsHour
According to a New York Times report, the Obama administration has notified Congress of its plans to transfer more than a dozen of the 59 prisoners who remain at the Guantanamo Bay detention center before President-elect Trump takes office. Charlie…
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
The Obama administration says it is trying to hold China to its commitment to allow set quantities of grain and corn to enter the country subject to a lower tariff rate.
By Nsikan Akpan and Leigh Anne Tiffany
Science, technology and health policy under Donald Trump will feature cuts, but also inescapable progress.
On Thursday, President Obama and President-elect Donald Trump met at the White House to begin the transition between administrations. Each the object of one another’s scorn just a few days before, the president said he was “encouraged” by the discussion…
By PBS NewsHour
The peaceful transfer of power is a pillar of American democracy. As Donald Trump begins his journey, Judy Woodruff takes a look at past transitions with presidential historian Jon Meacham and editor-in-chief of Time Magazine Nancy Gibbs.
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press
Healthcare premiums will go up sharply next year under President Barack Obama's health care law, and many consumers will be down to just one insurer, the administration confirmed Monday.
By Associated Press
The high court split 4-4 in late June, effectively killing the White House's plans to shield from deportation immigrants who are in the country illegally and provide them work permits.
By JOAN LOWY AND JUSTIN PRITCHARD, Associated Press
One self-driving technology expert said the overall tenor of the White House's new guidance signaled that the federal government truly has embraced autonomous driving.
By Alan Richard, The Hechinger Report
Here’s what changed and what didn’t in a small town that Barack Obama promised to help nine years ago.
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