Standing Ovation For Obama At Kennedy Center HonorsThe longest, loudest standing ovation of the Kennedy Center Honors gala wasn't for Al Pacino, Mavis Staples or the Eagles. It went to the man attending his eighth and most likely his last honors presentation.
Obama Lights National Christmas Tree For Final TimePresident Obama on Thursday marked his final time lighting the National Christmas Tree with a wish that Americans will care for the sick, the hungry and the downtrodden this holiday season.
Trump's Team To Raise Millions For Inauguration EventsThe scramble to shape his administration underway, President-elect Donald Trump's team has simultaneously begun turning its attention to raising tens of millions of dollars for festivities related to his Washington inauguration.
Trump Justice Dept. Could Shift Drug Prosecution PoliciesAn Obama administration Justice Department that emphasized the need to be "smart on crime" is being replaced with a Trump presidency that campaigned on being "tough on crime."
Mayor Resigns & Other Official On Leave After Racist Michelle Obama PostAs a community tries to move past the backlash of a racist Facebook post that targeted first lady Michelle Obama, a council member in Virginia had some inviting words for outsiders who look down on her town.
Official In West Virginia On Leave After Racist Obama PostA local West Virginia official said she has been placed on leave after she made a racist post on Facebook about first lady Michelle Obama.
Obama Pays Tribute To Vets In Ceremony At Arlington CemeteryPresident Barack Obama is paying tribute to the nation's veterans in a solemn Veteran's Day ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery.
Obama Honors NBA Champs At White HouseYou learn a lot about people when they're down, President Barack Obama said Thursday, and he wasn't talking about an election.
President Obama Invites President-Elect Trump To White HouseThe White House says Obama called Trump from his residence in the White House early Wednesday to congratulate him. White House spokesman Josh Earnest says the Thursday meeting is to discuss the presidential transition.
Obama Warns Voters That Election "Isn't A Joke"Donald Trump warned Thursday that a cloud of investigation would follow Hillary Clinton into the White House. Clinton and her allies, led by President Obama, told voters to get serious about the dangers of Trump.
Obama Appeals Block On School Transgender RulesThe Obama administration is pushing back against the efforts to block transgender bathroom rights in public schools. This back-and-forth battle has been flush with controversy.
Obama Urging Young Adults To Sign Up For HealthcareSeeking a successful healthcare sign-up period despite troubling new challenges to his namesake law, President Obama wants to make sure that people start enrolling on November 1.