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Obama salutes end of American role in Afghanistan

Obama salutes end of American role in Afghanistan

President Barack Obama marked the end of more than a decade of combat in Afghanistan by paying tribute to America’s military, telling troops on Christmas Day that their sacrifices have…

Obama started 2014 with high hopes

Obama started 2014 with high hopes

President Barack Obama had high hopes for 2014. Years of waiting for Congress to come around to his point of view had Obama’s patience wearing thin. So as he rang…

North Korea on ‘state terrorism sponsor’ list?

North Korea on ‘state terrorism sponsor’ list?

The United States is reviewing whether to put North Korea back onto its list of state sponsors of terrorism, President Barack Obama said as the U.S. decides how to respond…

Obama says Sony wrong to yank film over hack

Obama says Sony wrong to yank film over hack

President Barack Obama declared that Sony “made a mistake” in shelving a satirical film about a plot to assassinate North Korea’s leader, and he pledged the U.S. would respond “in…

Obama hoping for quiet vacation after tough year

Obama hoping for quiet vacation after tough year

A tumultuous year all but behind him, President Barack Obama set off for his annual winter getaway in Hawaii hoping for one thing: Quiet. Air Force One touched down late…

Obamacare off to good start of second year

Obamacare off to good start of second year

Sign-up season for President Barack Obama’s health care law is off to a stronger start this year. But it’s not perfect, and Americans remain skeptical that the government’s newest social…

Obama confronts Bush legacy over CIA report

Obama confronts Bush legacy over CIA report

For President Barack Obama, the long-delayed release of a scathing Senate report on harsh CIA interrogations underscores the degree to which the legacy of George W. Bush’s national security policies…

Obama says racism, bias remain problems

Obama says racism, bias remain problems

President Barack Obama is prescribing time and vigilance to tackle problems as entrenched in American society as racism and bias. He also is urging patience, saying progress usually comes in…

Obama lights up national Christmas tree

Obama lights up national Christmas tree

President Barack Obama kicked off the holiday season in Washington on Thursday with the lighting of the national Christmas tree. Obama joined hundreds of people for the annual event held…

Obama wants to help American Indian youth

Obama wants to help American Indian youth

President Barack Obama announced an initiative Wednesday aimed at improving conditions and opportunities for American Indian youth, more than a third of whom live in poverty. Obama’s Generation Indigenous initiative…