President Barack Obama

July 28, 2016
July 28, 2016

We're going to carry Hillary to victory: Obama

President Barack Obama urges Democrats to carry onetime rival Hillary Clinton to victory in November as America's first woman president, while savaging her Republican opponent Donald Trump for fueling hate and division.

June 14, 2016
June 14, 2016

Vigils held for Orlando shooting victims

Vigils have been held in Orlando, Florida, and around the world for the victims of Sunday's deadly gun attack on a gay nightclub.

June 10, 2016
June 10, 2016
USA

Clinton trolls Trump on Twitter: 'Delete your account'

Hillary Clinton's snarky tweet to her White House rival Donald Trump was among the funniest of the campaign. Almost as funny as it was awkward.

May 27, 2016
May 27, 2016

In Hiroshima, Obama honors 'silent cry' of bombing victims

President Barack Obama pays tribute to the "silent cry" of the 140,000 victims of the atomic bomb dropped 71 years ago on Hiroshima, and called on the world to abandon "the logic of fear" that encourages the stockpiling of nuclear weapons.

May 25, 2016
May 25, 2016

US seeks death penalty over Charleston church shooting

The US justice department is seeking the death penalty in the case of the Charleston church shooting which claimed nine lives last year.

May 5, 2016
May 5, 2016

Obama sued for lack of authority to fight IS

An Army captain sued President Barack Obama on Wednesday, alleging that he doesn't have the proper congressional authority to wage war against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria.

April 17, 2016
April 17, 2016

Nine inmates released from Guantanamo

Nine Yemeni prisoners from the Guantanamo Bay detention facility in Cuba have arrived in Saudi Arabia after being transferred, US officials say.

April 15, 2016
April 15, 2016

Clinton, Sanders clash in New York debate

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders come to blows in a heated US presidential debate in Brooklyn, raising the stakes in their increasingly acrimonious race to clinch the Democratic nomination.

April 7, 2016
April 7, 2016

The anti-Trump: Obama stepping into campaign fray

President Barack Obama has opened his final presidential campaign — against Donald Trump.

February 10, 2016
February 10, 2016

Court halts Obama’s key climate plan

President Barack Obama's plans to regulate emissions of carbon dioxide from US power plants have been stalled by the US Supreme Court.