Obama unveils $500 million gun violence package

President Barack Obama on Wednesday launched the most sweeping effort to curb U.S. gun violence in nearly two decades…

Obama reviews gun violence proposals

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[en] President Barack Obama could reveal the details of how the U.S. will address gun violence as early as Wednesday, while New York’s lawmakers agreed to pass the toughest gun control law in the nation and dared other states to do the same…

Biden to send gun proposals to Obama by Tuesday

Recommendations on curbing U.S. gun violence will go to President Barack Obama by Tuesday, days before the president’s second term begins…

Obama returns as US fiscal deadline days away

President Barack Obama was cutting short his holiday and returning to Washington on Thursday as no deal appeared in sight to avoid the year-end “fiscal cliff” of higher taxes and deep spending cuts…

Time magazine’s ‘Person of the Year’: President Obama

President Barack Obama has been named Time magazine’s “Person of the Year” for 2012…

Stances softening in search of US fiscal deal

Both President Barack Obama and Congress’ most powerful Republican are making significant concessions just two weeks before the economy-threatening “fiscal cliff” is due to kick in…

Explaning school shooting to children

A psychiatrist advises parents how to explain the tragedy to children…

Obama speaks to Connecticut governor

President Barack Obama spoke to Connecticut’s governor Friday and expressed condolences to those who lost loved ones in the elementary school shooting…

New insurance fee in health overhaul law

Your medical plan is facing an unexpected new fee. It’s to help cover people with pre-existing conditions under President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul…

Republicans’ new fiscal offer

Republicans in the House of Representatives proposed a new 10-year, $2.2 trillion blueprint for avoiding the looming “fiscal cliff.”…

Hillary Clinton sleeps during Obama speech in Myanmar

There’s nothing more embarrassing than falling asleep on the job, especially if your boss is the president of the United States…

Despite Myanmar reforms, much remains to be done

The nation’s warp-speed revolution is fragile. Its nascent transition has already been bloody. And much unfinished business remains: from repealing harsh laws…

Romney blames Obama win on ‘gifts’ to supporters

Republican presidential challenger Mitt Romney says President Barack Obama won re-election last week because of the “gifts” Obama had provided to blacks, Hispanics and young voters…

Obama: Immigration reform to start early 2013

President Barack Obama says America must “seize the moment” to seek an overhaul of the immigration system and he expects that work to start soon after his inauguration for a second term…

Woman fired for Obama comments on Facebook

A California woman has been fired and reported to the Secret Service for her President Barack Obama racial slur and assassination comment on Facebook…

Obama holds firm to tax hike on rich

President Barack Obama said Friday he won’t accept any approach to federal deficit reduction that doesn’t ask the wealthy to pay more in taxes…

Obama’s victory & the economy

America’s decision to re-elect President Barack Obama over Mitt Romney will affect all that and other elements of the U.S. economy and financial system…

Obama is told: Avoid ‘fiscal cliff’

So what’s the first thing you’d do for the economy if you were president? The Associated Press posed that question to more than a dozen leading economists…

Obama re-election analysis

Obama spoke to thousands of cheering supporters in his hometown of Chicago, praising Romney and declaring his optimism for the next four years…

Obama wins second term

President Barack Obama has been re-elected to a second term, defeating Republican Mitt Romney in a hard-fought race in which the economy was the dominant issue…

Last day of campaigning

President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney stormed into the final day of campaigning before Election Day, once again visiting the toughest battleground state of all – Ohio…

Obama & GOP critic visit storm victims together

President Barack Obama joined one of his top Republican critics to visit victims of superstorm Sandy on Wednesday, giving Americans a high-profile display of presidential leadership…

Storm cancels campaigns

Obama is canceled a third straight day of campaigning, calling off appearances scheduled Wednesday in Ohio, the most important of the battleground states…

Tight presidential race in Ohio

With just over a week to go until Election Day, the latest poll shows an even tighter race in one key battleground state…

Obama & Romney on the issues (III)

A look at where Democratic President Barack Obama and Republican presidential rival Mitt Romney stand on a selection of issues, in brief…

Obama & Romney on the issues (I)

A look at where Democratic President Barack Obama and Republican presidential rival Mitt Romney stand on a selection of issues…

Obama and Romney push for female voters

President Barack Obama on Wednesday ridiculed challenger Mitt Romney’s debate description of receiving “binders full of women”…

Presidential debates on China policy

Policy on China coming to the Presidential debates…

Obama arrives in Bay Area for fundraising visit

Obama will appear at a fundraiser at the InterContinental Hotel on Howard Street before heading to the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium for a dinner, rally and concert…

Obama blocks Chinese purchase of US wind farms

President Barack Obama is revoking a Chinese company’s purchase of four wind farm projects in the vicinity of a U.S. naval facility’s restricted airspace…