Senate Votes To Block Rule On Guns And Mentally ImpairedThe Republican-led Senate has voted to block an Obama-era regulation that would prevent an estimated 75,000 people with mental disorders from being able to purchase a firearm.
Claim Accuses Wells Fargo Of Denying Loans To Young MigrantsA federal lawsuit accuses banking giant Wells Fargo of illegally denying student loans to young immigrants.
US Sent $221 million To Palestinians In Obama's Last HoursOfficials say the Obama administration in its waning hours defied Republican opposition and quietly released $221 million to the Palestinian Authority.
President Obama Defends Commuting Manning's Sentence In Final Speech As PresidentPresident Barack Obama opened his final news conference by sending his thoughts and prayers to former President George H.W. Bush and his wife, Barbara.
President Obama Commuting Chelsea Manning's Prison SentencePresident Barack Obama is commuting the prison sentence of Chelsea Manning, the former Army intelligence analyst who leaked classified documents.
Twitter: Obama's 'Thank You' Tweet His Most Popular EverPresident Barack Obama's tweet following his farewell address to the nation has become the most popular post on the presidential account.
Obama Calls For Seamless Transition For US Military To TrumpPresident Barack Obama is calling during his last meeting with U.S. military leaders for a "seamless passing of the baton" to President-elect Donald Trump.
Obama, Japan's Abe To Seek Reconciliation At Pearl HarborThe United States and Japan will seek to put pain and resentment over the Pearl Harbor attacks behind them when their leaders pay a historic visit to the place where bloodshed drew the U.S. into World War II.
Obama Sets Rule To Protect Streams Near Coal MinesThe Obama administration on Monday set final rules designed to reduce the environmental impact of coal mining on the nation's streams, a long-anticipated move that met quick resistance from Republicans who vowed to overturn it under President-elect Donald Trump.
Obama Says He'll Focus On Helping New Generation Of LeadersPresident Barack Obama says one of his missions after leaving office will be to develop a new generation of leaders on issues such as climate change, criminal justice reform and expanding health coverage.
HealthCare.gov Moves Sign Up Deadline To 11:59 PM PST Monday The Obama administration is giving consumers a few extra days to sign up on HealthCare.gov in time for health insurance coverage to take effect Jan. 1.
Japanese Leader Abe To Visit Pearl Harbor With President ObamaJapanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Monday he will visit Pearl Harbor with U.S. President Barack Obama at the end of this month.