12/05/13 11:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Thursday that President Barack Obama briefly lived with an uncle who faced deportation from the United States, correcting its previous statements that the president had never met Onyango Obama. The 69-year-old, Kenyan-born half-brother of Obama's...
12/05/13 10:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Counting himself among the millions influenced by Nelson Mandela, President Barack Obama on Thursday mourned the death of the anti-apartheid icon with whom he shares the distinction of being his nation's first black president. "He no longer belongs to us. He belongs to the...
12/05/13 09:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama marked the end of Hanukkah with not one, but two receptions at the White House on Thursday. He noted a rare quirk in the calendar that overlapped Thanksgiving and the start of the eight-day Jewish holiday. At the first gathering, Obama recognized...
12/05/13 09:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has offered his condolences to South African President Jacob Zuma (ZOO'-muh) on the death of the Nelson Mandela, the country's former president. The White House says Obama shared with Zuma how profoundly Mandela's example of moral courage, kindness and...
12/05/13 07:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is defending the National Security Agency, saying it does a very good job of not engaging in domestic surveillance. He was responding to a Washington Post report Thursday that the agency tracks locations of nearly 5 billion cellphones every day...
12/05/13 05:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Silver could take on a whole new meaning when it comes to car shopping. With more older drivers on the road, the federal government is contemplating a "silver car" rating system that will help identify which cars better protect elderly drivers and passengers in a crash....
By Lisa Ruhl | 12/05/13 05:38 PM
Democratic members of Congress urged President Obama to take action on immigration reform by sending him a letter Thursday asking to expand the deferred action program.
12/05/13 05:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Obama: Mandela achieved more than could be expected of any man; he lives for the ages.
12/05/13 05:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Obama to speak from White House on Nelson Mandela.
By Associated Press | 12/05/13 03:46 PM
South Africa's president says Nelson Mandela has died.
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