By Charlie Spiering | 12/10/13 06:39 PM
Before his speech at Nelson Mandela's funeral in Johannesburg, South Africa on Tuesday, President Obama shook hands with Raul Castro. Watch the video above.
By Meghashyam Mali | 12/10/13 06:16 PM
President Obama on Tuesday hailed the Senate vote confirming Rep. Mel Watt, D-N.C., to head the Federal Housing Finance Agency, calling him the “right regulator” to prevent another housing crisis. “Seven months ago, I nominated Mel to lead the agency charged with looking out for...
By Charlie Spiering | 12/10/13 02:29 PM
Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., addressed President Obama's controversial handshake with Cuban leader Raul Castro on Tuesday during Nelson Mandela's funeral. "If he was going to shake his hand, he should have asked him about those basic freedoms Mandela was associated with that are denied in Cuba,"...
12/10/13 01:08 PM
A Texas woman and former actress pleaded guilty Tuesday to sending ricin-laced letters to President Obama and New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg, under a deal that her attorney has said would cap prison time at 18 years.
By Meghashyam Mali | 12/10/13 12:52 PM
President Obama on Tuesday hailed anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela as a “giant of history who moved a nation toward justice, and in the process moved billions around the world” at a memorial service in South Africa for the departed world leader. Obama praised Mandela as “the last great...
By Ashe Schow | 12/10/13 12:52 PM
President Obama shared a laugh with Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt and British Prime Minister David Cameron during the memorial service for former South African President Nelson Mandela Tuesday. The three then took a “selfie” photo together. (Roberto Schmidt/AFP photo)...
By Meghashyam Mali | 12/10/13 12:44 PM
President Obama on Tuesday was caught taking a “seflie” during the memorial service for Nelson Mandela in Johannesburg, South Africa. Obama, British Prime Minister David Cameron and Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt were caught snapping the picture during the event. The three...
By Charlie Spiering | 12/10/13 07:29 AM
President Obama added a personal touch to his remarks at Nelson Mandela's funeral in Johannesburg on Tuesday. Obama explained that Mandela's death should prompt everyone to reflect on his legacy.
By Brian Hughes | 12/10/13 07:23 AM
Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday will announce $100 million in government spending on mental health services, trumpeting the investment during a meeting with family members of victims from the massacre in Newtown, Conn.
By Meghashyam Mali | 12/10/13 07:20 AM
President Obama on Tuesday shook hands with Cuban President Raul Castro, the first high-level interaction between leaders of the two nations in over a decade.
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