US President Barack Obama

  • Obama announces steps to push for Guantanamo's closure May 24, 2013

    United States President Barack Obama announced steps to push for the close of Guantanamo detention center. Obama had repeatedly vowed to close the camp during his 2008 presidential campaign. ...
  • Watch: Obama lets an 8-year-old take his place as April Fool's joke April 2, 2013

    US President Barack Obama did not pass a chance to play a prank on April Fool's day. Obama called for a press statement and let an 8-year-old take his place! ...
  • US President meets Hu Jintao in China November 18, 2009

    US President Barack Obama and Chinese President Hu Jintao have emerged to a few common conclusions after their meeting in Beijing. But there were some sensitive issues that were subtly conveyed to each other. ...
  • Yummy controversy! Obama fried chicken in vogue April 6, 2009

    Two fast-food restaurants in New York City have drawn fire for renaming their establishments "Obama Fried Chicken." Critics say the namings promote racist stereotypes. CNN's Ellyn Marks has the story. ...
  • Obama to appear on Jay leno show on Friday March 20, 2009

    President Obama will become the first sitting president to appear on a late-night T-V show on Friday night. ...
  • Watch: Obama wants the White House to be 'wired' January 24, 2009

    It is President Obama's dream -- a "wired" White House -- where he can sit in front of his computer, and hear directly from the people.Carol Costello reports. ...
  • Watch: Obama makes headline news across the globe January 21, 2009

    Obama's historical inauguration has naturally become a headline splashed across newspapers around the world. ...