Under pressure to select an Ebola "czar" to lead the U.S. response against the disease, President Barack Obama conceded Thursday it "may be appropriate for me to appoint an additional person" to head the administration effort.
President Barack Obama cancelled his first major campaign trip of the fall to focus on the widening Ebola crisis. Following an urgent Cabinet meeting on the issue, Obama pledged his administration's response would be "more aggressive."
After meeting with ministers from 21 countries at Andrews Air Force Base to discuss the terrorist group, President Obama emerged with no new strategy to fight ISIS. Privately, senior officials now talk about merely disrupting ISIS, hoping to keep it under siege from the air until ground forces can reverse the tide.
Obama to Nominate New Attorney General After November Elections
President Barack Obama will wait until after Nov. 4 congressional elections to nominate a new U.S. attorney general, a White House official said on Tuesday. The decision to delay allows Obama more time to pick a replacement for Attorney General Eric Holder and means the new nominee will not get mired in election-year politics in the final weeks of the congressional election campaign.
Obama Makes FCC's Tight Spot on Net Rules Even Tighter
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler is in a tight spot as he writes rules for how broadband companies can treat traffic on their networks. Last week, President Barack Obama appeared to make that spot a little tighter.
Obama to Declare Los Angeles-Area Mountains National Monument
President Barack Obama will declare a swath of the San Gabriel Mountains near Los Angeles as a national monument on Friday, the White House said, following an 11-year effort that got caught up in partisan politics. Along with the designation, the U.S.
Obama Claims Progress in War Against Islamic State
Facing a stubborn enemy, President Barack Obama professed confidence Wednesday that the U.S. will keep making progress against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria, as the reality set in of a lengthy military conflict with limited prospects for success. Flanked at the Pentagon by the top U.S.
President Obama Dines at Giuliana & Bill Rancic's RPM Steak Chicago
RPM Italian Chicago has served the likes of Lady Gaga and Ashton Kutcher, and on Wednesday, its sister restaurant RPM Steak Chicago catered to its own famous guest: United States President Barack Obama! Giuliana Rancic and Bill Rancic are partners in the restaurants.
President Rode Elevator with Armed Convicted Felon
The president, along with his secret service, rode in an elevator with a contractor who was working for the Center for Disease Control and Prevention security firm. The security breach occurred while President Obama was visiting the CDC Atlanta on Sept. 16.
Secret Service Botched Response to 2011 White House Shooting Incident
In the wake of last week's historic White House security breach, there are new details about a 2011 incident in which a gunman shot several bullets at the building. The Washington Post reports that the Secret Service fumbled its response and it left the president and first lady fuming.