President Barack Obama

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during the launch of a nonprofit group, My Brother's Keeper Alliance at Lehman College in the Bronx borough on May 4, 2015 in New York City.   (Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

University Of Chicago To Get Obama Library, President And First Lady Announce

President Barack and First Lady Michelle Obama announced officially Tuesday that the future Obama presidential library will be coming to Chicago.

05/12/2015

An employee rings up sales at a cash register at a  Walmart in the Crenshaw district of Los Angeles on Black Friday, November 29, 2013. US stocks Friday moved higher in a holiday-shortened session following better eurozone economic data and positive early assessments of "Black Friday" shopping traffic by some leading retailers.    AFP PHOTO / Robyn Beck

CBS News/New York Times Poll: Most Americans Think Economy Is In Bad Shape

More than 50 percent of Americans said the economy is in poor shape in a new CBS News/New York Times poll released Tuesday.

05/05/2015

President Barack Obama makes a statement at the White House after a deal was reached on Iran's nuclear program.   (Photo credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Sources: Obama Library Coming To Chicago Despite Columbia’s NYC Bid

President Barack Obama’s future library will apparently be coming to Chicago, despite a bid from Columbia University to bring the library to New York, according to sources in Chicago.

04/30/2015

Vice President Joe Biden swears in Loretta Lynch as U.S. attorney general  at the Justice Department on April 27, 2015. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Loretta Lynch Sworn In As New US Attorney General

Lynch was sworn in as the nation’s 83rd attorney general Monday at a Justice Department ceremony, with Vice President Joe Biden presiding.

04/27/2015

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Obama Says He Takes Full Responsibility For Deaths Of Hostages In U.S. Strike

Two hostages held by al Qaeda and two Americans working with the terror group were killed in U.S. counterterrorism operations earlier this year, the White House said Thursday.

04/23/2015

U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York Loretta Lynch testifies during her confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee January 28, 2015 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. If confirmed by the full Senate Ms. Lynch will succeed Eric Holder as the next U.S. Attorney General.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Senate Confirms Loretta Lynch As Attorney General

Loretta Lynch has won confirmation to serve as the nation’s attorney general, ending months of delay.

04/23/2015

Governor Andrew M Cuomo is greeted as he arrives at Jose Marti International Airport. Governor Andrew M Cuomo, Legislative Leaders and Industry Representatives are spending two days in Cuba as part of a New York State Trade Mission. (Credit: Gov. Andrew Cuomo's Office)

Gov. Andrew Cuomo Meets With Top Officials In Cuba

Monday Marked Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s first day on his official trip to Cuba, in which he became the first American governor to visit the island nation since the recent thaw in relations with the ruling communist regime.

04/20/2015

President Barack Obama (Photo by Andrew Harrer-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama Calls Coach K, Auriemma To Congratulate Them On Winning Titles

President Barack Obama has congratulated the Duke men’s and University of Connecticut women’s teams on winning the NCAA basketball championships.

04/08/2015

US President Barack Obama signs a Memorandum of Disapproval regarding S.J. Res. 8, a joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval of the rule submitted by the National Labor Relations Board relating to representation case procedures, at the White House in Washington, DC, March 31, 2015. AFP PHOTO/JIM WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Emission Cuts Ordered By Obama May Not Survive Beyond End Of His Presidency

The 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.

04/01/2015

President Barack Obama, left, sits beside his brother-in-law, Craig Robinson, while attending the NCAA Tournament first round game featuring Princeton on March 21, 2015 in College Park, Maryland. Obama's niece, Leslie Robinson, plays for Princeton. (Photo by MIchael Reynolds-Pool/Getty Images)

Threat Against Obama Niece Prompts Security Hike At Princeton-Maryland NCAA Tourney Game

On Saturday, President Obama attended Princeton’s 80-70 victory over Wisconsin-Green Bay in the first round, inevitably drawing attention to his niece, freshman forward Leslie Robinson.

03/24/2015

GOP Rep. Ed Whitfield of Kentucky (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

GOP Lawmaker Targets Obama Climate Plan

House Republicans targeted a key element of President Obama’s strategy for fighting climate change, releasing a bill to delay the Obama administration’s plan to limit carbon pollution.

03/24/2015

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivers a speech, on March 18, 2015, at the Wailing Wall in Jerusalem following his party Likud's victory in Israel's general election. (THOMAS COEX/AFP/Getty Images)

White House Gives Cold Shoulder To Netanyahu’s Attempt To Make Nice

It was a stunning about face from Israel’s prime minister intended to repair relations with the United States. Only it didn’t work.

03/19/2015

President Barack Obama  (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama Goes Out On A Limb, Predicts Kentucky Will Win NCAA Tournament

President Barack Obama is predicting that Kentucky will remain undefeated and take home the title in the NCAA Tournament.

03/18/2015

President Barack Obama announced a plan to normalize U.S.-Cuba relations on Wednesday, Dec. 17. (Credit: CBS2)

Cuba Travel Services Offering First Direct Charter Flights Since Lifted Travel Ban

Cuba Travel Services said it is offering the first regularly scheduled direct charter flights since President Barack Obama restored diplomatic relations.

03/14/2015

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2 Dead Skunks Found With ‘Obama Stinks’ Sign In Fairfield, Conn.

Police in Fairfield, Connecticut, are investigating the discovery of two dead skunks with a sign reading “Obama Stinks.”

03/10/2015

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