Read: President Obama's Parting Letter To American PeopleOn the day before he officially leaves office as the 44th president of the United States, Barack Obama penned a thank you letter to the American people.
United States Slaps Sanctions On Russia For Election Hacking; Russia Closes School, Vacation HousePresident Barack Obama has imposed sanctions on Russian officials and intelligence services in retaliation for Russia's interference in the U.S. presidential election by hacking American political sites and email accounts.
Obama Honors Victims Of 9/11 Attacks At Pentagon Memorial ServicePresident Barack Obama spoke at a memorial service at the Pentagon Sunday morning, saying the nation will never forget the lives of those killed in the Sept. 11 attacks.
Obama Moves To Strengthen Gun Control Laws, Mandates Background ChecksObama moved to require all gun sellers to register as dealers and to run background checks on all prospective purchasers, aiming to curb a scourge of gun violence despite opposition to new gun laws in Congress.
Big Win For Obama On Iran Nuke Deal As Senate Dems Amass Enough VotesDemocratic Sen. Barbara Mikulski of Maryland became the crucial 34th vote in favor of the agreement.
President Obama On Charleston Church Massacre: This Doesn't Happen In Other Advanced CountriesFollowing the arrest of a white man Thursday in connection with the slayings of nine people, including the pastor, at a prayer meeting inside a historic black church in downtown Charleston,President Obama delivered remarks on the shooting touching about gun violence in the United States.
President Obama Hails Iran Framework As 'Historic' UnderstandingPresident Barack Obama heralded a framework nuclear understanding with Iran as a "historic'' agreement and warned Congress Thursday against taking action that could upend work toward a final deal.
Emission Cuts Ordered By Obama May Not Survive Beyond End Of His PresidencyThe United States put forth its contribution Tuesday to a global climate treaty, relying entirely on a set of emission cuts ordered by President Barack Obama that may not survive beyond the end of his presidency.
STEM Education & Why President Obama Has Made It An Educational PriorityInnovation drives the U.S. economy, and employees with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills have become a hot commodity in post-recession America.
Appeals Court: Obama Administration Must Release Targeted 'Drones' Killings MemoA federal appeals court says President Barack Obama's administration must publicly disclose its legal justification for using drones to kill U.S. citizens suspected of terrorism overseas.
Obama Announces 2-Year Extension For Canceled Health PlansWarding off the specter of election-year health insurance cancellations, the Obama administration Wednesday announced a two-year extension for individual policies that don't meet requirements of the new health care law.
The Top 13 'Talkers' Of 2013Of all the stories that made headlines this year, these kept you talking for days. It was difficult to limit this list to 13, but we did our best. We hope you enjoy taking a look back of some of the events that we were glued to over the past 12 months.

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