Barack Obama

(Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Health Insurance Sign-Ups Coming To Shopping Malls

The Obama administration will promote health insurance coverage at shopping malls starting on Black Friday and continuing through the busiest shopping days of the holiday season, officials announced Wednesday. They said more than 462,000 people selected a private insurance plan in the first week of 2015 enrollment through the online marketplace HealthCare.gov.

18 hours ago

WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 20: U.S. President Barack Obama announces executive actions on U.S. immigration policy during a nationally televised address from the White House, November 20, 2014 in Washington, DC. Obama outlined a plan on Thursday to ease the threat of deportation for about 4.7 million undocumented immigrants. (Photo by Jim Bourg-Pool/Getty Images)

President Obama’s Immigration Plan Draws Cheers, Criticism Across US

Thousands of immigrant-rights activists, families and elected officials cheered across the country as President Barack Obama announced on television his plan for relief from deportations for about 5 million people.

11/21/2014

California Governor Jerry Brown listens while US President Barack Obama meets with locals at the San Luis Water Facility February 14, 2014 in Firebaugh, California. Obama is visiting the Fresno area where he will speak with members of the community and tour drought effected areas. (Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

California Gov. Jerry Brown Backs President Obama’s Immigration Order

Brown said in a statement that the president “stepped up for hard-working families across America” in the face of Washington gridlock.

11/20/2014

US President Barack Obama waves while exiting Air Force One on arrival in Los Angeles, California on October 9, 2014. (credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama To Swing By California In Fundraising Tour

President Barack Obama is on a three-day fundraising swing through California and what he says at some of his stops will be anybody’s guess.

10/10/2014

Predator Drone (credit: General Atomics/Getty Images)

Emotional Toll Taxes Military Drone Operators Too

President Barack Obama has assured Americans he opposes sending U.S. ground troops to crush Islamic extremists in Iraq and Syria — well aware the country is not ready to return to the battlefield with its war wounded still recovering from a decade of conflict.

09/29/2014

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 31:  (L-R) Cast members Robin Williams and Arian Moayed take a curtain call during the opening night of "Bengal Tiger At The Baghdad Zoo" at the Richard Rodgers Theatre on March 31, 2011 in New York City.  (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Robin Williams;Arian Moayed

Robin Williams: Reaction To Actor, Comedian’s Apparent Suicide

Reaction to the apparent suicide of actor and comedian Robin Williams has been pouring in throughout the day. Here’s a look at some of what’s been said.

08/11/2014

File (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Poll: Obama Health Law Is A Tale Of 2 Americas

President Barack Obama’s health care law has become a tale of two Americas.

08/05/2014

US President Barack Obama speaks at the annual White House Correspondent's Association Gala at the Washington Hilton hotel May 3, 2014 in Washington, DC. Photo by Olivier Douliery/ABACAUSA.COM

Pres. Obama Flying To Calif. Tuesday For Democratic Fundraisers

President Barack Obama is flying into California on Tuesday for a pair of Democratic fundraisers in Silicon Valley and the Los Angeles area.

07/22/2014

U.S. Citizens Head To The Polls To Vote In Presidential Election

November Congressional Races Become Intraparty Showdowns Under California Rules

California’s revamped primary system, approved by voters in 2010, allows the top two candidates regardless of political affiliation to advance to the general election. The idea is to fight polarization by making them appeal to a wider pool of voters.

07/07/2014

File (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Obama To Pitch Immigration At Citizenship Ceremony

President Barack Obama plans to highlight a positive side of the immigration debate by presiding over an Independence Day citizenship ceremony for service members who signed up to defend the U.S. even though they weren’t American citizens.

07/04/2014

Credit: Covered California

Federal Watchdog Report: California Health Exchange Has Problems With Verification

California’s marketplace for buying individual health insurance often failed to verify important personal information and resolve discrepancies in applications, a critical process in determining if people are eligible for taxpayer subsidies, a federal watchdog said Tuesday.

07/01/2014

GUANTANAMO BAY, CUBA - OCTOBER 28: (EDITORS NOTE: Image has been reviewed by U.S. Military prior to transmission) A group of detainees kneels during an early morning Islamic prayer in their camp at the U.S. military prison for 'enemy combatants' on October 28, 2009 in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

GOP Lawmakers: Prisoner Exchange With Taliban Violated Law

Two Republican lawmakers on Saturday accused President Barack Obama of breaking the law by approving the release of five Afghan detainees held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in exchange for a U.S. soldier believed held by Islamist insurgents for five years.

05/31/2014

more