President Barack Obama

Obama Speaking

Obama Slips Up On James Franco’s Name, Calls Him James Flacco

President Barack Obama may have been thinking ahead to this weekend’s NFL games while addressing his position on the Sony cyberattacks.

12/19/2014

Obama Coburn Shaking Hands

Coburn: ‘I Am Proud Of Our Country For Electing Barack Obama’

Retiring Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., says he is proud that the U.S. elected President Barack Obama.

12/19/2014

Colin Powell Speaking

Powell: ‘This Is Still A Terrible Regime’

etired Army Gen. Colin Powell is backing President Barack Obama’s plan at reigniting diplomatic relations with Cuba.

12/18/2014

Mitt Romney Speaks

Romney: ‘The Castros Win’

After a half-century of Cold War acrimony, the United States and Cuba moved on Wednesday to restore diplomatic relations — a historic shift that could revitalize the flow of money and people across the narrow waters that separate the two nations.

12/18/2014

Fidel Castro Walking

CIA Considered Plan To Kill Fidel Castro By Exploding Seashell, Report Says

For over half a century, the U.S. government’s schemes to overthrow the Castro government were, if not successful, always creative: the poisonous cigars, the exploding seashell, the secret Twitter-like service in Cuba.

12/18/2014

Obama Talking

Obama On Sony Hack: ‘My Recommendation Would Be That People Go To The Movies’

Under the threat of terrorist attacks from hackers and with the nation’s largest multiplex chains pulling the film from their screens, Sony Pictures Entertainment took the unprecedented step of canceling the Dec. 25 release of the Seth Rogen comedy “The Interview.”

12/18/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 03:  Supporters hold signs to call on bringing home of U.S. citizen Alan Gross who is currently being held in a Cuban prison, during a rally at the Lafayette Park outside the White House December 3, 2013 in Washington, DC. Supporters and community leaders gathered at the rally to mark the 4th anniversary of the detention of Alan Gross and called on the U.S. and Cuban governments to negotiate for his immediate release and return home.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Cuba Releases US Prisoner Alan Gross

American Alan Gross has been released from a Cuban prison after five years, as part of an agreement that also includes the release of three Cubans jailed in the United States, senior U.S. officials said Wednesday.

12/17/2014

Supporters rally on behalf of imprisoned U.S. citizen Alan Gross, calling for President Barack Obama to help free Gross, who has been in a Cuban prison for 4 years, during a rally in Lafayette Park December 3, 2013, across the street from the White House, in Washington, DC. (Photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Cuba Releases U.S. Prisoner Alan Gross, the Countries Plan to Normalize Relations

A senior Obama administration official says Cuba has released American Alan Gross, who has been imprisoned for five years.

12/17/2014

(Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Obama: As A Black Man He’s Been Mistaken For Valet

He may be president now, but Barack Obama says he’s a black man who has been mistaken for the valet.

12/17/2014

Obama Talking

Obama Signs Spending Bill, Senate OKs Nominees

The Democratic-controlled Senate worked to confirm a final batch of President Barack Obama’s judicial appointees and sent the White House legislation extending tax breaks for working-class millions and special interests alike late Tuesday as lawmakers neared the end of a two-year Congress marked more by gridlock than accomplishment.

12/16/2014

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