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  • For First Father, Protectiveness Gives Way to Pride

    For First Father, Protectiveness Gives Way to Pride

    President Barack Obama moved his family into 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue 5 1/2 years ago vowing to shield his young daughters from the prying eyes of the public and the media.

  • Obama Congratulates Indonesia's Widodo on 'Free and Fair' Election

    Obama Congratulates Indonesia's Widodo on 'Free and Fair' Election

    US President Barack Obama has called Joko Widodo to congratulate him on his victory in Indonesia's "free and fair" presidential elections, the White House has said.

  • Sikh Rights Group Launches Online Petition against Modi's US Visit

    Sikh Rights Group Launches Online Petition against Modi's US Visit

    A New York-based Sikh rights group, which had earlier campaigned against Congress leaders Sonia Gandhi and Manmohan Singh, has launched an online petition campaign urging President Barack Obama to cancel invitation to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to ...

  • MH17 Has Strong Echoes of 1983 Korean Tragedy

    MH17 Has Strong Echoes of 1983 Korean Tragedy

    The downing of a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine has stirred memories of a 1983 incident when a Korean passenger jet was shot down by Soviet fighters in what then US president Ronald Reagan called a mid-air "massacre".

  • United States Appeals Court Deals Blow to Health Law

    United States Appeals Court Deals Blow to Health Law

    President Barack Obama's health care law is snared in another big legal battle after two federal appeals courts issued contradictory rulings on a key financing issue on Tuesday.

  • 'Obamacare' Whiplashed by Conflicting Court Rulings

    'Obamacare' Whiplashed by Conflicting Court Rulings

    A US federal appeals court delivered a potentially crippling blow to President Barack Obama's health care law Tuesday by limiting insurance subsidies, but a second court issued a contradictory ruling on the issue.

  • Obama Vows US Will Seek Justice in Downing of Malaysian Jet

    Obama Vows US Will Seek Justice in Downing of Malaysian Jet

    The United States will not rest until justice is done in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH-17 over eastern Ukraine, President Barack Obama vowed in a condolence book for the nearly 300 victims on Tuesday.

  • Defying Allies, France to Deliver First Warship to Russia

    President Francois Hollande won broad domestic applause on Tuesday for defying allies Britain and the United States by confirming plans to deliver a helicopter carrier to Russia, with one backer dismissing the objections as hypocritical.

  • 'I no Longer Talk to Obama': Turkey PM Erdogan

    'I no Longer Talk to Obama': Turkey PM Erdogan

    Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he has stopped talking to US President Barack Obama on the phone, amid growing strains between Ankara and Washington over Syria and the Gaza conflict.

  • Vital Evidence Feared Withheld by Ukraine's Rebels

    Vital Evidence Feared Withheld by Ukraine's Rebels

    "What exactly are they trying to hide?" President Barack Obama asked on Monday as he demanded that Ukrainian rebels give investigators access to the wreckage of the downed jetliner.

  • US, Europe Should Get Tough on Russia: Clinton

    US, Europe Should Get Tough on Russia: Clinton

    Hillary Rodham Clinton said on Monday that the US and Europe should work together to develop tougher sanctions on Russia while she backed President Barack Obama's calls for a thorough investigation into the passenger jet that was shot down last week ...

  • Obama Seeks Increased NATO Spending, 'Trans-Atlantic Solidarity'

    Obama Seeks Increased NATO Spending, 'Trans-Atlantic Solidarity'

    President Barack Obama and his Polish counterpart Bronislaw Komorowski spoke on Monday about "the importance of raising defense spending" by NATO's European members, the White House said, in a statement calling for "trans-Atlantic solidarity."

  • Texas Governor to Send 1,000 Troops to Mexico Border

    Texas Governor to Send 1,000 Troops to Mexico Border

    Texas Governor Rick Perry on Monday announced plans to send 1,000 military reservists to the state's border with Mexico, to tackle a surge in immigrant children flooding into the United States.

  • Barack Obama Honors Us Vet Who Survived Harrowing Afghan Battle

    Barack Obama Honors Us Vet Who Survived Harrowing Afghan Battle

    A US soldier who fought off an "onslaught" of Afghan insurgents despite wounds to his arm and legs received the country's highest military honor Monday at a White House ceremony.

  • Obama Says There's More Than One 'Authentic Way of Being Black'

    Obama Says There's More Than One 'Authentic Way of Being Black'

    U.S. President Barack Obama discusses his My Brother's Keeper initiative while at the Walker Jones Education Campus in Washington, July 21, 2014.

  • Barack Obama Calls for Immediate Access to Crash Site

    Barack Obama Calls for Immediate Access to Crash Site

    President Barack Obama is calling for international investigators to have "immediate and full access" to the site in eastern Ukraine, where a passenger jet was shot down last week.

  • Obama Gives Protection to Gay, Transgender Workers

    Obama Gives Protection to Gay, Transgender Workers

    Federal workers and contractors who are gay and transgender are getting new protections from President Barack Obama.

  • John Kerry Travels to Cairo Seeking 'Immediate Ceasefire'

    John Kerry Travels to Cairo Seeking 'Immediate Ceasefire'

    US Secretary of State John Kerry traveled to Cairo early on Monday for crisis talks on Gaza, following President Barack Obama's call for an "immediate ceasefire" between Israelis and Palestinians.

  • UN Calls for Immediate Truce as Gaza Toll Tops 500

    UN Calls for Immediate Truce as Gaza Toll Tops 500

    The UN Security Council called for an "immediate ceasefire" as Israel pressed on with a blistering assault on Gaza on Monday taking the Palestinian death toll above 500.

  • US Presses Case Against Russia on Downed Jet as Horror Deepens

    US Presses Case Against Russia on Downed Jet as Horror Deepens

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry laid out what he called overwhelming evidence of Russian complicity in the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 as international horror deepened over the fate of the victims' remains.

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