Obamas Set To Light National Christmas Tree For Final TimePresident Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama are set to light the National Christmas Tree on Thursday evening during a ceremony where he's expected to share a holiday message with the American people.
Trump To Tap Ga. Rep. Price For Health SecretaryPresident-elect Donald Trump has selected Georgia Rep. Tom Price to lead the Department of Health and Human Services.
Texas Republican Elector Resigns Rather Than Vote For TrumpA Republican member of the Electoral College from Texas says he's resigning rather than casting one of the state's 38 electoral votes for Donald Trump.
President Obama Hits 1,000 Mark For Commutations GrantedPresident Barack Obama has surpassed the 1,000 mark for commutations granted during his presidency after shortening sentences for 79 people.
Transition: Obama, Trump To Meet At White HousePresident Barack Obama is set to welcome his successor, Donald Trump, to the White House, extending an olive branch to a man he blasted as unfit to serve as commander in chief and who led the charge to challenge the legitimacy of his own presidency.
Trump Calls For Return To Enhanced InterrogationDonald Trump is reviving his call for the U.S. to engage in more extreme interrogation methods, saying that the country has to be "pretty vicious" sometimes. He scoffed at the fact that President Obama has barred waterboarding.
As Medicaid Loses Stigma, Its Fate Rides On Stormy ElectionMedicaid has long been the stepchild of government health care programs. Now it's finally coming into its own, even as the 2016 presidential election could change its fate.
More Than 50 Federal Judge Nominees Waiting On SenateSenate confirmation of President Barack Obama's nominees slowed to a halt this election year, a common political occurrence. But more than 90 vacancies in the federal judiciary are taking a toll on judges, the courts and Americans seeking recourse.
National High School Graduation Rate Reaches New HighThe White House says President Barack Obama will announce Monday that America's high school graduation rate has reached a new high of 83.2 percent.
'Come On, Man,' Obama Says, Rolling His Eyes At TrumpRolling his eyes at the Republican nominee, President Barack Obama mocked Donald Trump's purported business acumen and newfound rage against the "global elite."
Obama, DiCaprio Team Up Against Climate ChangePresident Barack Obama and actor Leonardo DiCaprio teamed up on the White House South Lawn on Monday to sound a call for urgent action to combat climate change.
Senate Poised To Override Obama Veto Of 9/11 LegislationThe Senate is poised to reject President Barack Obama's veto of a bill that would allow the families of Sept. 11 victims to sue the government of Saudi Arabia.