Obama defends Louisiana flood response

2016-08-24 08:55

After a much-criticised delay, President Barack Obama has visited flood-stricken Louisiana, defending his administration's response and urging citizens to pitch in and help ravaged communities.

US senator: Obama acting like drug dealer in chief in Iran deal

2016-08-23 05:44

US Senator Mark Kirk has said President Barack Obama was "acting like the drug dealer in chief" when his administration had delivered $400m in cash to Iran contingent on the release of American prisoners.

DRC opposition calls for general strike against Kabila

2016-08-22 15:16

The DRC's main opposition alliance has called for a general strike against President Joseph Kabila's 15-year rule.

Obama interrupting vacation to campaign for Clinton

2016-08-15 14:55

President Barack Obama is interrupting his summer vacation to do some campaigning for Hillary Clinton, the Democratic presidential nominee.

US lawmakers urge Obama on UN arms embargo for South Sudan

2016-08-12 11:46

US lawmakers urge Obama on UN arms embargo for South Sudan after recent fighting.

Obama denies $400M payment to Iran was ransom

2016-08-05 17:45

President Barack Obama has vigorously denied that a $400 million cash payment to Iran was ransom to secure the release of four Americans jailed in Tehran.

WATCH: Adorable moment between the Obamas will melt your heart

2016-08-05 06:00

Cameras captured Michelle wiping something from her husband’s nose just moments before they headed to a White House state dinner.

US Air Force head 'concerned' about no-first-use nukes

2016-08-04 21:37

The head of the US Air Force says she would be "concerned" if President Barack Obama were to formally declare a "no-first-use" policy for America's arsenal of nuclear weapons.

Trump scares the hell out of me: NY police chief

2016-08-03 20:14

The head of the largest city police department in the US has joined a growing list of people calling Donald Trump unfit to lead, saying the Republican mogul "scares the hell" out of him.

Dump Trump, Obama urges GOP

2016-08-02 20:42

President Barack Obama has slammed Donald Trump as "woefully unprepared" to serve in the White House and challenged Republican lawmakers to drop their support for their party's nominee.


Obama visits flood-hit Louisiana

2016-08-23 21:03

President Barack Obama has touched down in flood-stricken Louisiana, hoping to offer support to devastated communities and silence his critics who say he should have visited sooner.

US judge in Texas temporarily blocks Obama's transgender rules

2016-08-22 22:03

A federal judge in Texas, has temporarily blocked an Obama administration directive on bathroom rights for transgender students in US public schools.

Barack Obama urges backers to campaign aggressively for Clinton

2016-08-16 15:56

Adding a touch of politics to his vacation, President Barack Obama has urged Democrats to campaign aggressively for presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.

13 of the best tracks from Obama’s summer playlist

2016-08-12 12:19

President Barack Obama's summer jams range from a little pop to a little hip hop, and much in between.

Sasha Obama just proved she’s like every other teenager trying to make some pocket money

2016-08-05 20:00

Here are just two more reasons to love the Obamas.

ISIS likely to continue to threaten US - Obama

2016-08-05 08:30

The Islamic State will probably continue to be a threat to the US even after it is ousted from key strongholds in Iraq and Syria, President Barack Obama says.

Obama declares himself a 'feminist'

2016-08-04 21:40

US President Barack Obama has described himself as a feminist and urged renewed effort to break down gender stereotypes.

Obama makes mass commutation of drug offenders

2016-08-03 23:03

US President Barack Obama has commuted the sentences of 214 drug offenders, the single biggest act of presidential clemency in over a century.

Obama believes Trump 'unfit' to be US president

2016-08-03 10:37

In a searing and virtually unprecedented presidential rebuke, Barack Obama has declared embattled Republican White House nominee Donald Trump 'unfit' to be president.

Obama passes torch to Clinton, warns election is test of US democracy

2016-07-28 07:25

US President Barack Obama has called on Democrats to carry Hillary Clinton to victory over Donald Trump, saying the 2016 White House race was not just about party politics, but the nature of American democracy.

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