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Obama arrives in Japan on four-nation Asian trip
Tokyo, April 23 : US President Barack Obama Wednesday arrived in Japan on the first leg of his four-nation Asian trip.
Obama includes Hindus in Easter greetings
Nevada, Apr 21 : Hindus world over have applauded American President Barack Obama for including "Hindus" in his "Easter and Passover Greetings" address on April 19. Obama said in this address, "The common thread of humanity that connects us all - not just Christians and Jews, but Muslims and Hindus ...
Obama signs bill barring Iran's UN envoy-designate
London, April 19 : US President Barack Obama has signed a bill barring Iran's UN envoy-designate from entering the country, saying that he had engaged in "terrorist activities".
Obama to underscore continued focus on Asia
Washington, April 19 : US President Barack Obama's trip to Asia next week is an "important opportunity" for him to underscore continued US focus on the region, the White House said Friday.
Majority of Americans do not consider Obama 'black'
Washington, Apr 17, : America's first man, Barack Obama became very famous as the first Black president of America but half of American people consider him mixed-race.
Obama warns Russia of new sanctions
Washington, April 18 : US President Barack Obama Thursday spoke cautiously about an agreement on the Ukraine crisis and warned that Russia could face additional sanctions if situation fails to improve.
Obamacare enrollment hits eight million mark
Washington, April 18 : US President Barack Obama announced Thursday that eight million people have signed up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act and 35 percent of them are under the age of 35, surpassing projections about the programme's first year performance.
Obama warns Russia over Ukraine
Washington, April 17 : US President Barack Obama once again warned Russia against further destabilizing Ukraine.
Obama urges Putin to ease eastern Ukraine crisis
London, April 15 : US President Barack Obama urged Russian President Vladimir Putin over phone to influence the pro-Russian activists to stop their protests in eastern Ukraine, media reported Tuesday.
Barack and Michelle Obama watch 'A Raisin in the Sun' on Broadway
Washington, April 13 : President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama took the night off on Friday to watch the Broadway revival of 'A Raisin in the Sun.'
Obama picks Burwell to lead healthcare reform
Washington, April 12 : US President Barack Obama Friday nominated a new department secretary to lead the federal health reform programmes, accepting resignation of his Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius.
US health secretary Kathleen Sebelius resigns post botched Obamacare ...
Washington, Apr. 11 : Barack Obama's health secretary, Kathleen Sebelius, is set to resign, six months after a disastrous rollout of the president's signature health law.
US Olympic athletes 'bummed' at ban on 'selfies with Obama'
Johannesburg, Apr 9 : Some of America's Olympic athletes have reportedly said that they were not permitted to click selfies with US President Barack Obama when they visited the White House.
Obama bypasses Congress to promote equal pay for women
Washington, April 9 : President Barack Obama resorted Tuesday to an executive order to oblige federal contractors to provide equal pay for women who currently earn less than their male counterparts.
President Obama a fan of George W. Bush's artwork
Washington, Apr.7 : Barack Obama has become a fan of George W. Bush's artwork after viewing some of them last year, according to the White House.
Obama hails Afghan presidential elections as 'historic step towards ...
Washington, Apr. 6 : President Barack Obama has called Afghanistan's presidential election an important milestone in the country's march towards democracy.
Ortiz denies Obama Samsung selfie was marketing stunt
Washington, Apr 5 : Red Sox slugger David Ortiz and his marketing manager have reportedly said that the selfie taken at the White House with President Barack Obama was not a marketing strategy.
Obama names Indian-American as alternate IMF director
Washington, April 4 : President Barack Obama is nominating Sunil Sabharwal, an independent Indian American investor in the payments sector, to a key job as US Alternate Executive Director at International Monetary Fund.
Barack Obama orders sanctions against those destabilising South Sudan
Washington, April 4 : US President Barack Obama Thursday authorised sanctions against those in South Sudan whose actions threaten the peace, security or stability of the country born about three years ago.
Miffed by Obamacare success, Bobby Jindal offers own plan
Washington, April 3 : Making light of the huge success of President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law, Louisiana's Indian American Republican Governor Bobby Jindal, offered his own rival plan for healthcare.
Obama heartbroken over Fort Hood shooting
Washington, April 3 : US President Barack Obama said Wednesday that he was heartbroken over the shooting incident which occurred at the US Army base of Fort Hood in Texas state in the afternoon, Xinhua reported.
Obama declares Obamacare 'here to stay' as health coverage marks 7.1 ...
Washington, Apr. 2 : President Barack Obama has declared Obamacare is 'here to stay', as he celebrated a better-than-expected 7.1 million sign-ups for the health coverage.
Barack Obama scores victory with 7 million healthcare signups
By Arun Kumar, Washington, April 2 : President Barack Obama claimed a major victory as over seven million people signed up for medical insurance under his signature healthcare law at the end of the six-month open enrolment period.
Obamacare draws 7 mn signatures
Washington, April 2 : Over 7 million people across the US have signed up for medical insurance through exchanges set up by US President Barack Obama's new health care programme by Monday night's deadline, realising the target set for the six-month enrollment period, the White House said Tuesday.
Appoint Powell successor immediately:Indian-Americans tell Obama
New Delhi, Apr 1 : The US-India Political Action Committee (USINPAC), considered a political voice of 2.7 million Indian-Americans, today urged US President Barack Obama to appoint a senior leader as successor ''at the earliest'' to Ambassador Nancy Powell to ''turbo-charge'' relations between the ...
Obama urged to appoint new India ambassador
New Delhi. Apr 1 : The US India Political Action Committee (USINPAC) thanked Ambassador Nancy Powell for her service as the US Ambassador to India. It also urged President Barack Obama to appoint her successor at the earliest.
US man who admitted assassination bid on Obama gets 25 years prison ...
Washington, Apr. 1 : A U.S. man who admitted he tried to assassinate President Barack Obama by shooting at the White House has been awarded a 25-year prison sentence.
Putin calls Obama to discuss diplomatic resolution to Ukraine crisis
Washington, March 29 : Russian President Vladimir Putin reportedly called US President Barack Obama while he was on a visit to Riyadh, a White House official said.
Putin, Obama discuss Ukrainian crisis
Washington, March 29 : Russian President Vladimir Putin Friday called US President Barack Obama to discuss a proposal for diplomatic resolution to the crisis in Ukraine, the White House said.
President Obama gifts Pope Francis chest of seeds from White House ...
Washington, March 28 : President Barack Obama was recently in Vatican City for his meeting with Pope Francis, where he presented him with a custom seed chest which included seeds for fruits and vegetables directly from the White House garden.