Obama camp hopeful Roberts will tilt tie by justices over immigration plan

Apr 19, 2016

Obama camp hopeful Roberts will tilt tie by justices over immigration plan

The Supreme Court appeared divided between its liberal and conservative justices Monday over President Barack Obama’s immigration programs that could affect millions of people who are in the country illegally. The administration’s best hope for a favorable ruling after 90 minutes of arguments at ...

Truman's grandson hopes Obama will meet A-bomb survivors

Apr 14, 2016

Truman's grandson hopes Obama will meet A-bomb survivors

The eldest grandson of former U.S. President Harry Truman, who ordered the 1945 atomic bombings of Japan, welcomed Wednesday the possibility of a visit by President Barack Obama to Hiroshima in May and expressed hope he will meet with survivors of the attacks. “I ...

Despite troubling signs, Obama says Islamic State on defensive

Apr 14, 2016

Despite troubling signs, Obama says Islamic State on defensive

President Barack Obama claimed progress Wednesday in the U.S.-led fight against the Islamic State group, even as political turmoil in Iraq and renewed violence in Syria threatened to jeopardize hard-fought gains. During a rare presidential visit to CIA headquarters, Obama said it had been ...

Nagasaki mayor asks Obama to visit atomic-bombed city

Apr 13, 2016

Nagasaki mayor asks Obama to visit atomic-bombed city

Nagasaki Mayor Tomihisa Taue on Wednesday said he handed a letter to U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy during a meeting in Tokyo, urging President Barack Obama to visit the atomic-bombed city when he comes to Japan to attend the Group of Seven summit ...