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Obama stirs passions at Notre Dame

Facing protests and controversy, President Barack Obama pressed for a change in tone in the nation's divisive debate over abortion.

Addressing the issue head-on at the University of Notre…

Barack Obama: Our comedian-in-chief

So there stood President Obama, wilting in heavy robes in 100-degree heat at the Sun Devil Stadium, joking about not receiving an honorary degree in exchange for giving the commencement…

Obama stokes the fires at Notre Dame

The pro-life forces seem determined to make President Obama's scheduled graduation address at the University of Notre Dame on Sunday as unpleasant an experience as possible and you can bet…

Obama flip flops on detainee torture photo release

In a reversal, President Barack Obama said on Wednesday he would fight the release of dozens of photographs showing the abuse of terrorism suspects, over concern the images could ignite…

Obama to restore Gitmo trials

President Barack Obama is to announce this week that he is reviving controversial military trials for terror suspects held at Guantanamo Bay, US officials said.

But Obama, who sharply…

Experience will shape Obama’s court pick

Before the court comes the courting.

President Barack Obama, zeroing on his first nomination to the Supreme Court, is reaching out Wednesday to senators he knows can set the…

Obama sets meeting to talk health care

Hospitals, insurance companies, drug makers and doctors are planning to tell President Barack Obama today that they'll voluntarily slow their rate increases in coming years in a move that government…

Obama shines at correspondents dinner

It was the hottest ticket in town, a black-tie dinner gathering of Washington's political and media elite but Dick Cheney couldn't make it.

The former vice president was busy,…

Obama wants crackdown on credit cards

Putting himself on the side of fuming consumers, President Barack Obama is pushing Congress to send him legislation by Memorial Day that would put a tighter rein on the credit…

Obama wants to create financial ‘supercop’

The Federal Reserve could become the supercop for "too big to fail" companies capable of causing another financial meltdown under a proposal being seriously…