Tag: Barack Obama

staffDecember 27, 2017

Obama warns on harmful social media use

Former US President Barack Obama has warned against the irresponsible use of social media, in a rare interview since stepping ...

staffJune 24, 2017

Trump accuses Obama of inaction over Russia meddling claim

President Donald Trump has accused his predecessor Barack Obama of inaction over alleged Russian interference in the US election. Mr ...

staffMay 8, 2017

Obama challenges lawmakers to show ‘courage’ on healthcare

Former President Barack Obama challenged lawmakers to show “political courage” on healthcare in his acceptance speech for the Profile in ...

staffMarch 29, 2017

House votes to let ISPs sell-off customers’ browsing history

Five days after the Senate narrowly gave its approval, the House on Tuesday also voted to approve legislation making it ...

staffMarch 28, 2017

Trump to rewrite environmental laws

White House plans to overhaul environmental regulations Tuesday will be rooted in science and sound economic policy, supporters said, though ...

staffMarch 16, 2017

GOP healthcare bill passes House Budget Committee

The House Budget Committee on Thursday narrowly voted to advance the American Health Care Act with three conservatives joining Democrats’ ...

staffFebruary 17, 2017

Historians rank Obama at No. 12 in survey of greatest U.S. presidents

A survey of nearly 100 historians and presidential scholars from across the United States has rated Barack Obama as one ...

staffJanuary 21, 2017

National Park Service apologizes for tweets showing poor inaugural turnout

The official Twitter account of the National Park Service was restored after briefly shutting down when a staff member retweeted ...

staffJanuary 19, 2017

Obama talks Russia, Trump, future at final press briefing

For the last time, President Barack Obama on Wednesday stood at the White House podium and took a variety of ...

staffJanuary 17, 2017

Obama commutes 209 more sentences, including Chelsea Manning’s

President Barack Obama on Tuesday commuted the sentences of 209 more U.S. prisoners and pardoned 64 others outright. The additional ...