United States Vice President Joe Biden said today (August 25) that he expected the military prison in Guantanamo Bay Cuba to be closed before President Obama left office in January of 2017.
Baton Rouge -
After a much-criticized delay, President Barack Obama visited flood-stricken Louisiana Tuesday, defending his administration's response and urging citizens to pitch in and help ravaged communities.
US President Barack Obama warned Russia faces fierce international rebuke if it continues to make common cause with Syria's brutal regime, signaling a renewed push to end the bloody five-year civil war.
President Barack Obama on Thursday vowed to continue hammering Islamic State targets in Iraq and Syria, but acknowledged that pressure on the jihadists was prompting them to lash out beyond their self-proclaimed caliphate.
In a searing and virtually unprecedented presidential rebuke, Barack Obama declared embattled Republican White House nominee Donald Trump "unfit" to be president and called on party leaders to disown him.
The Kremlin on Wednesday denied Moscow was interfering in the US election campaign after President Barack Obama refused to rule out that Russia could be trying to sway the vote in favour of Donald Trump.
US President Barack Obama heads to Dallas on Tuesday to offer comfort to relatives of the five police officers slain in a sniper ambush -- and to try to unify a nation struggling to process a raw week of deadly violence and racial tensions.
The United States announced Friday it will deploy 1,000 troops to Poland as part of broader NATO efforts to reassure former Communist eastern member states fearful of a more assertive Russia.
US President Barack Obama on Friday denounced the "despicable" attacks in Dallas in which snipers shot dead five police officers during a protest against police shootings of black men."We still don't know all the facts.
US President Barack Obama issued a stern warning to Venezuela's government Wednesday to not block the opposition's "legitimate" efforts to hold a referendum to recall the country's embattled president Nicolas Maduro.
Palo Alto -
U.S. President Barack Obama told the best and brightest in the technology industry on Friday that the government would partner with private industry to keep the Internet free and open to innovation.
Mountain View -
U.S. President Barack Obama arrived in Northern California on Thursday to attend an entrepreneurship summit at Stanford University and meet with many of the world's renowned technology innovators.
Renewing his call to reduce gun violence, President Barack Obama characterized easy access to weapons as "unconscionable" Saturday, less than a week after the worst mass shooting in US history.
President Barack Obama embarked on a solemn visit to Orlando Thursday, where he will console families ripped apart by a massacre that has fueled America's culture wars and a fresh push for gun controls.
President Barack Obama and House Republican Leader John A. Boehner (R-Ohio), during a meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House
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U.S. President Barack Obama shakes hands with Cuban President Raul Castro at a memorial for Nelson Mandela
Illustration showing Romney and Obama
"Wizard Obama makes muggles get meme-y"
President Obama, President Medvedev and President Klaus at Prague Castle
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King Salman bids farewell to President Obama at his motorcade at Erga Palace.
US President Barack Obama gives a speech at an event in central London on April 23, 2016 warning against leaving the European Union
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Pictured is actor Stacey Dash, who was recently attacked on-line for her support for Mitt Romney.
Obama with Qatar Emir Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani
President Barack Obama
President in Afghanistan: ‘Our Marine Corps is the finest expeditionary force in the world’
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"Sometimes a unique angle makes all the difference. Lawrence Jackson scouted out a balcony position in the New Executive Office Building to photograph the President as he signed H.R. 3547, the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2014, which at the time provided fiscal year 2014 appropriations."
(Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson)
Official portraits of Obama 2009 (left); 2012 (right)
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President Barack Obama
May 7, 2007: Sen. Barack Obama with then-Mayor, Kwame Kilpatrick
President Barack Obama walks with Aung San Suu Kyi during a stop at her private residence in Rangoon, Burma, Nov. 19, 2012
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U.S. President Barack Obama makes a statement about an agreement reached with Iran on its nuclear program at the White House in Washington November 23, 2013. Obama said on Saturday that the deal between Iran and six major powers was an important first step toward a comprehensive solution to Iran's nuclear program
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President Barack Obama meets with Congressional Leadership in the Cabinet Room of the White House
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Occupy Wall Street protesters demanding action from President Obama.