The White House says a botched execution of a death row inmate in Oklahoma fell short of the humane standards required when the death penalty is carried out.
The Obama administration expressed growing concern Friday over Russian intentions in Ukraine, with Secretary of State John Kerry delivering a blunt warning to Moscow against military moves in the country’s southern Crimea region that could further inflame tensions.
The White House is expressing deep concern about violence in Venezuela and calling for those responsible to be held accountable.
The White House is applauding a University of Missouri football player’s decision to announce that he is gay.
The president’s advisers are warning that if lawmakers won’t work with the White House, the White House will go around them.
The United States will begin easing economic sanctions on Iran after it began shutting down its most sensitive nuclear work on Monday, the White House said.
His agenda tattered by last year’s confrontations and missteps, President Barack Obama begins 2014 clinging to the hope of winning a lasting legislative achievement: an overhaul of immigration laws.
The White House says it would not have approved former NBA player Dennis Rodman’s latest trip to North Korea if it had any say in the matter.
Spokesman Jay Carney could not say when the president will sign up for a plan in the health care exchange.
The White House said Thursday that President Barack Obama briefly lived with an uncle who faced deportation from the United States, correcting its previous statements that the president had never met Onyango Obama.