Barack Obama

Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez (second from right) applauds as the Cuban flag is raised in front of the country's embassy in Washington for the first time in 54 years July 20, 2015. (Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

New Era Begins As Cuba Raises Flag At Embassy In US

Cuba’s blue, red and white-starred flag was hoisted Monday at the country’s embassy in Washington in a symbolic move signaling the start of a new post-Cold War era in U.S.-Cuba relations.

07/20/2015

A supposed photograph of Bob Levinson was emailed anonymously to the family in 2011. (Credit: FBI)

Son Of American Believed To Be Held In Iran Not Giving Up Hope

David Levinson, whose father, Bob, is among those Americans believed to be held, sees the easing of tensions with Iran as an opportunity.

07/16/2015

President Barack Obama gives statement on Iran nuclear deal on July 14, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

President Obama Says Iran Nuclear Deal ‘Built On Verification’

President Barack Obama said a landmark nuclear deal with Iran “is not built on trust, it is built on verification.”

07/14/2015

President Obama delivers statement on opening of embassy in Cuba. (credit: CBS2)

Obama Announces Agreement With Cuba To Reopen Embassies

The U.S. Embassy in Cuba was shuttered in 1961.

07/01/2015

People wait in line to enter the funeral service where President Barack Obama will deliver the eulogy for South Carolina State Sen. Clementa Pinckney who was killed along with eight others in a mass shooting in Charleston, South Carolina. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

President Obama Delivers Passionate Eulogy For Pastor Killed In Charleston Shooting

President Barack Obama paid tribute to the pastor and eight parishioners of the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church.

06/26/2015

Supporters of the Afforable Care Act rally outside the U.S. Supreme Court on June 25, 2015. (Credit: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Upholds Obamacare Subsidies

The Supreme Court has upheld the nationwide tax subsidies under President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul, in a ruling that preserves health insurance for millions of Americans.

06/25/2015

With help from former teammate Whitey Ford (L), former New York Yankees catcher Yogi Berra (C) is introduced during Old Timers' Day at Yankee Stadium on June 22, 2014. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Yogi Berra Petition Reaches Goal; Presidential Medal Of Freedom Next?

A late rally ensured the petition will cross the desk of Barack Obama — and Berra’s backers hope that one day soon, the president will bestow the honor on the quotable Hall of Famer.

06/09/2015

Beau Biden speaks on stage during the final day of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on September 6, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Biden Announces Death Of Son, Beau, Of Brain Cancer

Vice President Joe Biden has announced that his son, Beau, has died of brain cancer.

05/30/2015

Members of the military unfurl an American flag during a wreath laying ceremony at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum on May 25, 2015. (credit: Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS)

Ceremonies And Parades Mark Memorial Day Across Tri-State Area, Nation

Memorial Day ceremonies and parades are being held across the Tri-State area and the nation Monday to honor America’s fallen heroes.

05/25/2015

U.S. President Barack Obama tapes an appearance on the "Late Show with David Letterman" in New York on May 4, 2015.   (Credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama’s NYC Stops Monday Include Lehman College, Letterman

Obama participated in a roundtable discussion and delivered a speech at Lehman College in the Bronx to announce the expansion of his My Brother’s Keeper initiative.

05/04/2015

U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York Loretta Lynch.  (Photo by Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

Obama Blasts Republican Delay Of Loretta Lynch Confirmation Vote As ‘Embarrassing,’ ‘Crazy’

Obama says nearly all Republicans agree that Loretta Lynch is qualified to be the nation’s top law officer.

04/17/2015

Joanne Chesimard was convicted of the 1973 killing of New Jersey State Trooper Werner Foerster. (credit: FBI)

Obama Says Cuba Has Agreed To Address Cases Of US Fugitives

Obama’s move to remove Cuba from the terror list has been met with some opposition over the fugitives.

04/16/2015

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie delivers his budget address for fiscal year 2016 to the Legislature on Feb. 24, 2015, in Trenton, N.J. (credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Gov. Christie: Candidates Need To Be Blunt To Win

Gov. Chris Christie has traveled to Morris County to sell his budget plans for the upcoming year.

03/24/2015

U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York Loretta Lynch testifies during a confirmation hearing before Senate Judiciary Committee January 28, 2015 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Senate Democrats Press For Vote On Attorney General Nominee Loretta Lynch

A letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell signed by all Senate Democrats says Lynch’s nomination has been pending longer than any nominee for attorney general in the past three decades.

03/05/2015

House Speaker John Boehner walks to the House floor March 3, 2015, to vote on a bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security. (credit: Gabriella Demczuk/Getty Images)

Congress Sends Homeland Security Bill To Obama Without Conditions

The House on Tuesday voted 257-167 for the measure that Obama is expected to sign. Without action, funding for the department would have expired Friday at midnight.

03/03/2015

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