Obama Bridged Gap Between Politics & Hip-HopHe's referenced Jay-Z and Kanye West in speeches, and danced to Drake's "Hot Line Bling." Throughout his time in office, President Obama paved a way for rap stars to enter the White House for political discussion and musical performances.
Supreme Court Hears Case Over DeportationsThe Obama administration is seeking to persuade the Supreme Court to retain a federal law that makes it easier to deport immigrants who have been convicted of crimes.
Lynch Gives Final Speech As Attorney GeneralAttorney General Loretta Lynch, in her final speech as head of the Justice Department, praised the work of the Obama administration to advance the dream of justice and said worries of difficult days ahead should be a call for action, not despair.
Obama Scrapping 'Wet Foot, Dry Foot' Policy For CubansThe Obama administration is ending the "wet foot, dry foot" policy that granted residency to Cubans who arrived in the United States without visas.
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.
'Yes We Did' - Obama Bids Farewell In Nostalgic Last SpeechPresident Barack Obama has bid farewell to the nation in an emotional speech that sought to comfort a country on edge over rapid economic changes and persistent security threats. He said, The work of democracy has always been hard."
Obama Set To Deliver Final Speech Of His PresidencyNow an elder statesman, President Obama is returning to Chicago, where he launched his unlikely political career, to tell Americans not to lose faith in their future, no matter what they think about their next leader.
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.
Democrats Extol Health Care Law In Bid To Derail GOP RepealSenior House Democrats are extolling the benefits of President Barack Obama's health care law in hopes of derailing Republican plans to gut the statute.
Obama In Closing Stretch Of His PresidencyPresident Obama is entering the closing stretch of his presidency, an eleventh-hour push to tie up loose ends and put finishing touches on his legacy before handing the reins to Donald Trump.
Russia Won't Expel U.S. Diplomats In Hacking FlapThe U.S. unleashed a string of sanctions and ordered the expulsion of Russians in retaliation for alleged cyber-meddling against the election, but Vladimir Putin ruled out any move to kick out American diplomats in response.
Trump Talks Jobs, Russia, Israel At Q&ADonald Trump applauded the return of 8,000 jobs to the U.S. and hailed his transition discussions with President Obama in the most detailed interaction he's had with journalists since before the election.
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.
US Halts Some Saudi Arms Sales To Over Yemen Deaths ConcernsThe Obama administration is terminating some sales of military arms to Saudi Arabia over concerns about the killing of civilians in Yemen by a Saudi-led coalition.
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.