With a border crisis swirling and a fight with Congress brewing, a group of leading immigration activists expected that a last-minute huddle with top officials at the White House in June would bring more bad news.
President Obama says he'll unveil a series of major changes to immigration policy this week and will travel Friday to a Las Vegas high school to lay out his case for the new plan.
President Obama has ordered a review of his administration’s handling of kidnappings by terrorist organizations, the White House confirmed Tuesday, but that review does not include a reconsideration of U.S. policy against paying ransom for hostages.
President Obama will pledge $3 billion to an international climate fund aimed at helping developing countries prepare for and slow the effects of climate change, a White House official said Friday.
Invoking the United States' own messy path to democracy, President Obama urged leaders here Thursday to right a young democracy veering off course and taking with it a once-touted U.S. foreign policy success in Asia.
Reaching new common ground on trade and taking an intimate palace stroll, President Obama and his Chinese counterpart put a sunny gloss on U.S.-Chinese relations Tuesday and tried to downplay months of strains over cyber-espionage, political protests and territorial disputes.
The Pentagon will send up to 1,500 additional troops to Iraq, more than doubling the size of the U.S. force assisting Iraqi and Kurdish troops battling Islamic State militants, the White House said Friday.
Still dusting himself off after this week's electoral pounding, President Obama hosted triumphant Republicans and vanquished Democrats for lunch Friday, observing an odd Washington tradition: the post-election reconciliation meal.