WHITE HOUSE

  • Barack Obama wears a sparkly tiara 4 hours 25 minutes ago

    US President Barack Obama wore a sparkly tiara with girl scouts who attended the annual White House science fair. The photo was taken in May but the White House photographer released it as a special Christmas treat. ...
  • Sony Pictures Entertainment to release 'The Interview' on Christmas 16 hours 11 minutes ago

    Sony Pictures Entertainment will release 'The Interview' at limited number of theaters on Christmas Day after the White House welcome the decision. So far over 200 independently-owned theaters have agreed to show the film. Sources say the number could go up to 300. ...
  • CIA misled public on torture of 9/11 attack detainees: US report December 10, 2014

    The CIA misled the White House and public about its torture of detainees after the September 11 attacks and acted more brutally and pervasively than it acknowledged, a US Senate report said on Tuesday, drawing calls to prosecute American officials. ...
  • Can't recall such enthusiastic gathering outside White House: Indo-US analyst September 30, 2014

    As Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets US President Barack Obama in Washington's White House a good number of Indian-Americans have gathered outside the presidential house to catch a glimpse of PM. ...
  • Indian-Americans wait outside White House to catch a glimpse of PM Modi September 30, 2014

    An good number on Indian-Americans are waiting outside the White House to catch a glimpse of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. US President Barack Obama has hosted a private dinner for the PM. ...
  • Indian-Americans treat performers outside White House with samosas September 30, 2014

    As US President Barack Obama hosts private dinner for PM Narendra Modi, the people performing outside White House were treated with Indian delicacies like Samosa and vada. ...
  • Festival-like ambience outside White House as Obama hosts dinner for Modi September 30, 2014

    Indian Americans thronged White House ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's meeting with US President Barack Obama. They danced, they sang, they reveled as they waited to have a glimpse of their PM. ...
  • Watch: Gujaratis perform Garba outside White House as they wait to catch Modi's glimpse September 30, 2014

    While US President Barack Obama hosted private dinner for PM Narendra Modi, garba dancers performed outside the White House as they waited to get a glimpse of Modi. ...
  • World View: US shutdown ends, is the relief only temporary? October 18, 2013

    The US Senate overwhelmingly approved a deal on Wednesday to end a political crisis that partially shut down the federal government and brought the world's biggest economy to the edge of a debt default that could have threatened financial calamity. ...
  • Syria allows UN to inspect chemical attack sites; US questions credibility August 26, 2013

    Days after an alleged chemical attack left over thousands of people dead in Syria, the government has agreed to allow United Nations officials to inspect the site of the attack on Monday. However, the White House has now said that the offer has come too late for it to...
  • US didn't request Greenwald's detention in spite of having prior knowledge August 20, 2013

    The White House has confirmed that although it did have prior knowledge about the detention of Guardian journalist Glenn Greenwald's partner David Miranda at London's Heathrow Airport, it did not request his detention. Greenwald has broken most of the stories for 'The Guardian' about the US's secret surveillance programmes based...
  • 'The Butler': Movie on a man who served White House for 34 years August 16, 2013

    Forest WhitakerOprah starrer 'The Butler' is inspired from a man who has served the White House for 34 years. Eugene Allen has served eight US Presidents and bore witness to some of the most powerful figures and tumultuous times in the US history. ...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews 'DDay', 'Ship of Theseus', 'White House Down' July 20, 2013

    This week CNNIBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand reviewed Rishi Kapoor starrer 'DDay', 'Ship of Theseus' and 'White House Down'. He also spoke to the newcomers on their journey so far. ...
  • Watch: Obama jokes about himself at White House dinner April 28, 2013

    US President Barack Obama was at his funniest best at the White House Correspondents Dinner. While poking fun at himself, he spoke about getting bangs like First Lady Michelle Obama. ...
  • US: Americans will be hard hit from forced spending cuts March 3, 2013

    It is the first day of forced spending cuts after US President Barack Obama signed the order on Saturday. The result of a failed alternative by Congress and the White House and the blame game by all parties means the average American will be hard hit. ...
  • US: Barack Obama clicked while skeet shooting February 3, 2013

    The White House on Saturday released a photo of US President Barack Obama shooting at clay targets at Camp David. In the Interview, Obama admitted to skeet shooting which was viewed by critics as an attempt to sympathise with hunters, even as he pushes for tougher gun laws. The President...
  • Watch: 5 old challenges that Barack Obama faces as US President November 8, 2012

    As US President Barack Obama returns to Washington, he has little time to savour his reelection to the White House. The fiscal cliff is among some of the biggest challenges ahead for the reelected President. Here is a look at the five old challenges that Obama faces as the US...
  • Race for White House: Barack Obama vs Mitt Romney October 4, 2012

    US Presidential elections contenders Mitt Romney and Barack Obama came face to face in a debate on Wednesday. While Republican Mitt Romney attacked President Barack Obama on his economic record, jobs and the fiscal deficit, the Democrat insisted he's fighting for America's middle class. ...
  • White House and Obama's little beer secret August 26, 2012

    It's called the White House Honey Ale and it's the secret beer of the White House, and now, everyone wants the secret to be let out. ...
  • Obama's address on terrorism, outsourcing and Iran January 25, 2012

    US President Barack Obama listed out the achievements of his first term, topping that list the improved state of the economy and the end of the America's most wanted terrorist Osama bin Laden. ...
  • 10 years: 100 million child brides worldwide November 16, 2011

    UN started a campaign to mobilise 150000 teenagers in the US to file a petition the White House to fight against child marriages worldwide. ...
  • Jubilant crowds celebrate outside White House May 2, 2011

    As the news of Osama bin Laden's death spread, jubilant crowds gathered outside the White House waving the American flag and chanting USA, USA to celebrate the incident. ...
  • Barack Obama at his funny best May 4, 2010

    The commanderinchief became the comedianinchief at the annual White House Correspondents Dinner. ...
  • Special: Manmohan Singh meets President Barack Obama November 25, 2009

    The PM wants a partnership based on principles and pragmatism with the US. ...
  • Obama's China visit may affect IndiaUS talks: exdiplomat November 25, 2009

    PM Manmohan Singh is on a fourday visit to the US. ...
  • Watch: US General demands more troops in Afghanistan September 23, 2009

    Obama will review the Afghan war to decide over the troops requirement. ...
  • Watch: Obama in a light vein May 11, 2009

    Washington: US President Barack Obama showed his comic side at the annual White House Correspondents' dinner. ...
  • Cyber criminals ride piggyback on swine flu scare May 5, 2009

    New Delhi: As the world battles Swine flu the world wide web is coming in handy, but the cyber universe is abuzz not just with tips and tricks on how to combat it, but even cons. ...
  • Watch: White house selling hard for stimulus bill February 10, 2009

    President Obama's first big challenge in office is proving to be Herculean. The Senate is yet to pass his economic stimulus plan. The White House is selling hard but republicans still don't seem convinced. ...
  • Quitting smoking is hard: Barack Obama February 4, 2009

    Washington: CNN's Anderson Cooper sat down with President Barack Obama Tuesday in the White House for a oneonone interview. After all the hardhitting political questions, he asked the President if he's fallen off the smoking wagon. ...