REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT ON COMMUTATIONS OF PRISON SENTENCES

THE PRESIDENT:  Well, this has been an extraordinary lunch that I've had a chance to have here with some extraordinary people.  As all of...

Police Officer Shot at U.S. Capitol, Shooter Caught

WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. Capitol Police officer was shot Monday at the Capitol Visitor Center complex, and the shooter was taken into custody,...

Obama and Family Attend Easter Service at Historic VA Church

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — President Barack Obama and the first family attended Easter service at a historic black church that traces its origins...

Buenos Aires State Dinner: The Obamas Do the Tango

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Less than 24 hours in Buenos Aires, and Barack Obama is already doing the tango. The president and first lady...

Building a Bridge

President Barack Obama, Cuban President Raul Castro, and members of the first family pause during a moment of silence before the start of an...

Aftermath of the Groveland Four – Justice Denied

A White woman crying rape. That was all it took for four African-American young men, Samuel Shepherd, Walter Irvin, Ernest Thomas and Charles Greenlee...

Black Women’s Roundtable Emphasizes: “Get Out and Vote”

(Updated March 24, 2016)  Hundreds of Black women and girls from around the United States recently convened at a national summit that gave them...

D.C. Leaders Cautiously Supportive of Garland’s Confirmation

District leaders appear to be cautiously supportive of President Obama's selection of the chief judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals-District of Columbia Circuit to the...

SCOTUS Nominee Faces More Challenges Ahead

When President Barack Obama chose Federal Appellate Judge Merrick Garland, 63, for the Supreme Court of the United States, he passed over candidates of...

In Cuba, Obama Recalls Long Struggle in U.S. to Confront Racism

WASHINGTON – Speaking in moving, personal terms, President Obama credited the Civil Rights Movement in the United States for his election as the nation’s...

7 GOP Senators Once Moved in Favor of Man Obama Nominated

Exasperated by a long-running fight over judicial nominees, a Republican senator pleaded with his colleagues to confirm Merrick Garland to the U.S. Court of...

REMARKS BY THE FIRST LADY AND SOLEDAD O’BRIEN DURING A GIRLS’ EDUCATION DISCUSSION WITH...

(Fabrica de Arte-Havana, Cuba-10:52 A.M. CST)------ O’BRIEN:  So hi, everyone.  Me llamo Soledad, and I’m a journalist.  And my mother is Cuban, and grew up...