'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.
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.