Four friends launch a petition to ask former U.S. President Barack Obama to campaign in France’s 2017 presidential election.
Former U.S. President Barack Obama shows off his kiteboarding skills while on his post-presidency getaway on Richard Branson’s Moskito island, in the British Virgin Islands, as posted in Branson’s blog entry https://www.virgin.com/richard-branson/richard-vs-barack-kiteboard-and-foilboard-challenge.
President Barack Obama pays tribute to Vice President Joe Biden during a ceremony at the White House, calling him his brother and awarding him the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Continue reading
The U.S. Senate takes a first concrete step toward dismantling President Barack Obama’s signature health insurance program. Graham Mackay reports. Continue reading
U.S. President Barack Obama will leave office without having implemented new gun control measures and with Americans saying that race relations are getting worse, but the 44th president can take pride in bringing the U.S. back from financial ruins, providing healthcare to millions and seeing the nation enact same-sex marriage as law, analysts say.
White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest says Obama administration officials went through great lengths to comply with strict ethical requirements of working in the White House. Continue reading
The president-elect is ordering all Obama politically appointed ambassadors to leave their post by inauguration day. Tara Joseph reports Continue reading
The White House says President Obama has ordered intelligence agencies to review cyber attacks and foreign intervention into the 2016 election. Continue reading
U.S. President Barack Obama presents his final Presidential Medal of Freedom, the Nation’s highest civilian honor, to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Ellen DeGeneres, Robert De Niro, Bill and Melinda Gates, architect Frank Gehry, Tom Hanks, Michael Jordan, Robert Redford, Diana Ross, and Bruce Springsteen among others.
U.S. President Barack Obama advises world leaders at the APEC summit to take a “wait and see” approach to President-elect Donald Trump, and advises Democrats to fight for their beliefs. R Continue reading