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.
15 Years Later: Remembering 9/11People, including President Barack Obama, around the nation have their own ways of remembering the September 11, 2001 attacks and honoring those who died.
House To Vote On Sept. 11 Legislation As Veto Threat LoomsThe House is scheduled to vote on a bipartisan bill that would allow families of Sept. 11 victims to sue the government of Saudi Arabia.
President Obama To Mark 15 Years Since 9/11 At Pentagon CeremonyPresident Barack Obama will deliver remarks at a Pentagon ceremony Sunday marking the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.
States File Another Lawsuit Over Obama Transgender RulesTexas and four other states are again suing the Obama administration over its efforts to strengthen discrimination protections for transgender people.
White House Says Feds Doing Their Part In Flood ResponsePresident Barack Obama is making his first visit to flood-ravaged southern Louisiana as he attempts to assure people in the state that his administration has made their recovery a priority.
Back In Washington, Obama's Vacation Glow May Fade QuicklyHis post-vacation glow may fade sooner than expected. Obama gets back on the road Tuesday to comfort residents of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, a city hard-hit in recent weeks by natural and man-made tragedies.
US Says $400M Payment Was Contingent On Release Of PrisonersThe State Department says a $400 million cash payment to Iran was contingent on the release of American prisoners.