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Obama criticized for 'latte salute' in New York City (Video)

President Barack Obama gave a less-than-formal salute when he stepped off Marine One Tuesday and now he is getting some criticism for the action. But he's not the first president to draw criticism.

Wednesday - 09/24/2014, 09:25am EDT

Tags: President Barack Obama, latte salute

Special Olympian, Obama share hug on stage (Video)

President Barack Obama honored Special Olympians Thursday at the White House and one of the most touching moments from the day came during an embrace the commander in chief shared with an audience member.

Friday - 08/01/2014, 10:59am EDT

Tags: special olympics, President Barack Obama, Tim Harris, hug, White House, Sarah Beth Hensley

Intelligence officials react to NSA curbs

"Measured and thoughtful" is how Director of National Intelligence James Clapper describes the changes in U.S. intelligence gathering that President Barack Obama has ordered.

Friday - 01/17/2014, 02:12pm EST

Tags: James Clapper, nsa, President Barack Obama

Spending stumbling block to budget deal

Senate Republicans and Democrats hit an impasse Sunday over spending in their last-ditch struggle to avoid an economy-jarring default in just four days and end a partial government shutdown that's entering its third week.

Sunday - 10/13/2013, 09:43pm EDT

Tags: government shutdown, President Barack Obama, Harry Reid, mitch mcconnell, Senate

Government doors closed, but workers may get paid

Their government has failed to keep the doors open and has told federal workers to stay off the job as the political parties fight over spending and health care in austere times.

Saturday - 10/05/2013, 06:32pm EDT

Tags: government shutdown, chuck hagel, President Barack Obama, Congress, furlough

Accused White House shooter will accept plea deal

An Idaho man charged with trying to assassinate President Barack Obama by shooting an assault rifle at the White House will accept a plea deal.

Monday - 09/16/2013, 01:55pm EDT

Tags: President Barack Obama, White House, Oscar Ramiro Ortega-Hernandez

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