President Obama Honors Mel Brooks, Others In Arts & HumanitiesObama paid tribute to comedian Mel Brooks, Chef Jose Andres, NPR interviewer Terry Gross and others at a White House ceremony celebrating "creators who give every piece of themselves to their craft"
After Crude Language Flap, Philippine President Meets With ObamaThe brief meeting took a little sting out of the soured relations caused by Duterte's intemperate language in referring to Obama earlier this week.
Philippine President Curses Obama; White House Cancels MeetingPhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte expressed regret Tuesday over his foul-mouthed remark while referring to President Barack Obama,
Obama: Kaepernick 'Cares About Some Real, Legitimate Issues'President Obama says San Francisco 49ers' Colin Kaepernick's refusal to stand for national anthem is the athlete's "constitutional right."
At Lake Tahoe, Obama Links Conservation To Climate ChangeStanding beneath the forest-green peaks of the Sierra Nevada, President Barack Obama drew a connection Wednesday between conservation efforts and stopping global warming, describing the two environmental challenges as inseparably linked.
Pres. Obama Touting Conservation In Lake Tahoe VisitIn Nevada on Wednesday, President Barack Obama plans to visit Lake Tahoe and speak at a summit dedicated to the iconic lake's preservation.
Pres. Obama Commutes 35-Year Prison Sentence Of San Leandro ManPresident Barack Obama on Tuesday commuted the sentences of 111 people convicted of nonviolent drug offenses, including the prison term of a man from the East Bay.
Pres. Obama Gives 360° VR Yosemite Tour For Park Service's 100th BirthdayIn a new project with National Geographic, Barack Obama becomes the first sitting U.S. president to project himself into virtual reality - in this case, a 360-degree representation of Yosemite National Park.
Obama Commutes 20-Year Drug Sentence For Fairfield ManA Fairfield man convicted of stealing materials for making methamphetamine from his Vacaville employer over 16 years ago was one of 214 inmates granted a commuted sentence by President Barack Obama Wednesday.
Obama Points To Russia In DNC Email HackingPresident Barack Obama's decision to identify Russia as almost certainly the culprit in hacking the Democratic National Committee and releasing politically embarrassing emails fits his administration's new penchant for openly blaming foreign governments for such break-ins.
Pres. Obama Urges Americans To Tamp Down Inflammatory Rhetoric"We as a nation have to be loud and clear that nothing justifies attacks on law enforcement," the president said.
President Obama Declares Stonewall Inn A National MonumentAs SF Pride arrives in the Bay Area, President Obama created the first national monument to gay rights, designating the iconic Stonewall Inn in Manhattan where the modern gay rights movement took root nearly five decades ago...