President Obama on Friday said Sony Pictures “made a mistake” in canceling the release of the satirical film “The Interview” after threats from anonymous hackers, offering an unusual public rebuke by a president of a corporate decision along with a strong defense of free...
President Obama not only made a little news at his annual year-end news conference Friday, he appears to have made history.
For much of the last six years, liberal Democrats in Congress have been loyal foot soldiers for their often unpopular president. Now, a rare clash between President Obama and members of his own party suggests Democrats on the left may be marching in a new direction.
A Senate committee report describing the CIA's torture of detainees and accusing the agency of lying to top White House officials about its secret program may be the most detailed excavation of government officials' misconduct in years. Still, the prospect that Washington will respond with...
President Obama flew to a red state with a growing immigrant population Tuesday to sell his controversial actions delaying deportation for millions of people living illegally in the U.S. as a "net plus" for local economies and communities.
Faced with the most racially charged period of his presidency, President Obama is grappling with the persistent tensions of his relationship with African American leaders and activists — some of his most loyal supporters, but also the most ardent force pushing him to lead on civil rights.
WASHINGTON — Tom Hanks was lauded as America's "favorite son" — and one of the greatest of cinema's stars — at a star-spangled Kennedy Center Honors gala on Sunday.
President Obama called on Congress on Tuesday to approve an emergency spending package to fight the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and to help more U.S. hospitals and laboratories prepare for future cases that may come their way.