Barack Obama

Protesters hold signs against the building of the Keystone XL Pipeline, a 1,980-mile (3,200-kilometer) conduit for oil from Canada's tar sands region to the US Gulf Coast, outside a Democratic event with US President Barack Obama. (Credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Congress Clears Keystone XL Pipeline Bill, Setting Up Veto

The Republican-controlled Congress has cleared a bill approving the construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline.

02/11/2015

A member of the Secret Service's Uniformed Division sits in his car on Pennsylvania Avenue outside the White House January 26, 2015 in Washington, D.C. after a small aerial drone was found on the grounds. (Photo credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Man Tells Police Drone Crash at White House Was Accidental

The U.S. Secret Service says a small drone crashed overnight at the White House complex while the president was in India, but Obama’s spokesman said Monday that it posed no threat.

01/26/2015

White House On Budget: 'End The Era Of Manufactured Crises And Mindless Austerity' (Photo credit MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama To Seek Wilderness Designation For Oil Rich Alaskan Refuge

President Barack Obama is proposing to designate the vast majority of Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as a wilderness area, including its potentially oil-rich coastal plain.

01/25/2015

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee. (Photo by STAN HONDA/AFP/GettyImages)

Huckabee Slams Obama for Letting Daughters Listen to Beyoncé

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee has accused President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle of parenting by double-standard, saying they shelter their daughters from some things but allow them to listen to the music of Beyoncé.

01/13/2015

Obama Greets People

Obama Back in D.C. After 2-Week Hawaii Trip

President Barack Obama is back in Washington after spending two weeks with his family in Hawaii.

01/04/2015

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2014 Top Stories of the Year

2014 Top Stories of the Year

12/23/2014

A view of the U.S. Capitol Building's Rotunda after a vote on Capitol Hill on Oct. 16, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Photo credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Senate Averts Shutdown Fears; Fights Over Nominees

Their power ebbing, Senate Democrats launched a last-minute drive Saturday to confirm roughly 20 of President Barack Obama’s nominees, and several Republicans blamed tea party-backed Texas Sen. Ted Cruz for creating an opening for the outgoing majority party to exploit.

12/13/2014

U.S. President Barack Obama, with bags slung over his shoulders, delivers toys and gifts donated by Executive Office of the President staff to the Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling December 10, 2014 in Washington, DC. For 67 years the Toys for Tots program has worked with local communities to collect and distribute toys and gifts for less fortunate children throughout the United States. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Obama Helps Deliver Toys to Marine Corps Drive

Introducing himself as the “big elf,” President Barack Obama on Wednesday exclaimed “Ho, Ho, Ho” and made merry as he delivered a pair of giant red sacks filled with toys and other gifts to the Marine Corps’ annual Toys for Tots campaign.

12/11/2014

37th Annual Kennedy Center Honors - To Air 12/30 9-11pm ET/PT

Barack and Michelle Obama’s Love Story Headed for the Big Screen

The now-famous first date between President Obama and his First Lady Michelle will become the center of a brand new movie.

12/09/2014

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (L) arrive at The Carlyle Hotel, where they will be staying during their official two-day visit to the United States, on December 7, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Chad Rachman-Pool/Getty Images)

Royal Couple: Obama Visit, Child Development Tour

While Britain’s Prince William meets with President Barack Obama at the Oval Office on Monday and discusses illegal wildlife trafficking at the World Bank, his wife, Kate, will tour a child development center with New York City’s first lady, Chirlane McCray.

12/08/2014

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