With global anxiety rising, President Barack Obama is searching for bolder, swifter signals from Europe that it will contain its financial mess and keep it from torpedoing the U.S. economy and his re-election chances along with it.
CHICAGO (AP) -- With global anxiety rising, President Barack Obama is searching for bolder, swifter signals from Europe that it will contain its financial mess and keep it from torpedoing the U.S. economy and his re-election chances along with it....
Washington (AFP) - Barack Obama said America is turning the page on years of war and economic hardship Tuesday, in a populist-tinged State of the Union address that will set the terms for the battle to succeed him.
BOSTON (AP) — The bombs that blew up seconds apart at the finish line of one of the world's most storied races left the streets spattered with blood and glass, three dead, more than 140 wounded and maimed and gaping questions of who chose to attack at the Boston Marathon and why.
New Delhi (AFP) - Barack Obama will become the first US president to be chief guest at India's Republic Day parade on Monday, a day after hailing a new era of friendship between the world's biggest democracies.
President Barack Obama held a historic first meeting Thursday morning with Pope Francis at the Vatican, on the fourth day of his week-long trip through Europe. The two world leaders smiled and greeted each other with a handshake, according to a White House pool report of the meeting. "Wonderful meeting you," Obama said, according to the pool report. "Thank you sir, thank you." "It is a great honor. I'm a great admirer," he added. "Thank you so much for receiving me."
Amesbury (United Kingdom) (AFP) - President Barack Obama sought solace Friday at the mystical, prehistoric English monument of Stonehenge, relaxing after stressful days confronting Russia and rising jihadism in the Middle East.
By James Kwak
Helene Cooper of the New York Times wrote a “news analysis” story saying that the challenge for President Obama is this:
“Is he willing to try to administer the disagreeable medicine that could help the economy mend over the long term, even if that means damaging his chances for re-election?”
The problem, she goes on to say in the next paragraph, is that the economy is in bad shape: