U.S. President Barack Obama, keen to reset relations with Afghanistan that soured under longtime president Hamid Karzai, has invited the leaders of Afghanistan's new unity government to visit the White House early next year. The new Afghan leadership comes at a crucial time as American combat troops draw down after 13 years and a remaining U.S.
Check out what happened when a guy tried to troll the President of the United States to his face yesterday.President Obama was in Chicago to early vote and as he filled out his ballot a man named Mike Cooper walked past and jokingly warned the commander-in-chief not to "mess" with his girlfriend, who was at the booth next to Mr. Obama.
President Barack Obama has been urging Democrats to head to the polls way ahead of election day on Nov. 4 - so it was no surprise to see him practicing what he preaches. Obama was one of the first to cast his ballot on Monday, the first day he could do so at his home in Chicago.
The president, who was out to dinner with the first lady, said it was likely done to prevent fraud because he does not use the card often. His wife picked up the tab after dinner last month in lower Manhattan.
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.