CARBONDALE, ILLINOIS, UNITED STATES (AUGUST 21, 2017) (REUTERS) – Time-lapse video captured the sky over Carbondale, Illinois, during a solar eclipse on Monday (August 21). Continue reading
WASHINGTON, D.C., UNITED STATES (MAY 12, 2017) (NBC)- Former first lady Michelle Obama made her first high-profile public appearance on Friday (May 12) since leaving the White House in January.
The U.S. Senate takes a first concrete step toward dismantling President Barack Obama’s signature health insurance program. Graham Mackay reports. Continue reading
U.S. President Barack Obama will leave office without having implemented new gun control measures and with Americans saying that race relations are getting worse, but the 44th president can take pride in bringing the U.S. back from financial ruins, providing healthcare to millions and seeing the nation enact same-sex marriage as law, analysts say.
White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest says Obama administration officials went through great lengths to comply with strict ethical requirements of working in the White House. Continue reading
Hundreds of family and friends gather in Illinois for the funeral of Sandra Bland who was found dead in a Texas jail cell.
(NVO) – U.S. President Barack Obama wished Americans a “happy and safe Fourth of July” on Saturday (July 4) during his weekly address.
White House spokesman Josh Earnest says Iraqi troops’ lack of will to fight Islamic State militants, an issue cited by the Pentagon chief over the weekend, has been a concern. In the wide-ranging briefing, Earnest also tells reporters the Obama administration has no backup plan if the U.S. Congress fails to act on legislation that would extend certain provisions of the USA Patriot Act.
President Barack Obama in a Reuters interview criticizes China’s plans for new rules on U.S. tech companies, urging Beijing to change a policy that Obama says would allow the Chinese government to “snoop.”
U.S. President Barack Obama asks tech industry executives for closer cooperation in cybersecurity, as Apple CEO Tim Cook says abuses over digital privacy can be a matter of “life and death”.