In his final press conference, the outgoing president defends the press corps that President-elect Donald Trump likes to bash.
President Obama offered a reminder of the racist history behind some U.S. voting restrictions.
The South Carolina governor differs sharply with the president-elect on a range of issues, including the importance of the United Nations.
The top 15 weather events in the U.S. last year, led by Hurricane Matthew, caused 138 deaths and $46 billion in direct costs.
Rep. Tom Price, Trump's pick for health secretary, was not specific about what the Republicans' replace plan would entail.
Trump's choice to run the Environmental Protection Agency insisted that his "personal opinion" was "immaterial" to his job.
Earth sweltered under the hottest temps in modern times for a third year in a row, raising concerns about the pace of climate change.
About 69 percent of U.S. adults believe the president-elect's Twitter-happy fingers could cause major unintended consequences.
Approximately 1.8 million people flocked to Washington for President Obama's first inauguration in 2009.
The president spoke about his controversial decision to commute the sentence of the WikiLeaks source.
The president-elect's inaugural address will be closely tracked by markets that have pinned hopes on his agenda.
The former president, 92, has been admitted to the intensive care unit at a Houston hospital.
Donald Trump's choice to be the U.S. ambassador to the U.N. backs a decision sure to be controversial.
The president-elect's threats to firms manufacturing in Mexico could eventually cost thousands of American jobs.
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, an Iraq War veteran, made a fact-finding mission to the capital, Damascus.
Wilbur Ross reveals during his Senate confirmation hearing that he let go one of his household staff over a lack of documentation.
President-elect Donald Trump has yet to take the oath of office, but he already picked his reelection slogan.
The $200 billion issue's level varies as you cross the country, with Louisiana topping the undesirable list.
Most folks in the former steel town of Mingo Junction, Ohio, are registered Democrats but many voted Republican.
Steve Mnuchin's role as a bank owner who foreclosed on thousands of customers’ homes despite a federal bailout will face intense scrutiny.
The NSA whistleblower's residence permit has been extended for three more years, according to a spokesperson.
According to national exit polls, 80 percent of self-described evangelicals voted for Trump.
Rep. Tom Price is grilled by senators about his health care investments and Obamacare repeal.
Some view the president-elect's Twitter tirades as purely instinctive, while others see them as the work of a master manipulator.
Yahoo's Lisa Belkin continues her discussion with neighbor Chris Fresiello about Donald Trump and the election.
The former president, 92, "has responded very well to treatments" after experiencing breathing problems, a spokesman says.
Cabinet nominee Betsy DeVos indicates she is open to radically re-framing the government's role in education.
Gen. James Cartwright was convicted of lying to the FBI as it probed a leak about efforts to sabotage Iran's nuclear program.
The advocacy group points to basic policy principles that will continue to be key for Americans 50 and older.
In 2015, the president-elect told a radio host that he had met the Russian president, saying he "got along with him great."
She is accused of knowingly aiding and abetting her husband, Omar Mateen, and misleading police.
Repeal of the ACA would mean many uninsured Americans and skyrocketing premiums for private insurance.
Wilbur Ross, who specialized in turning around troubled companies, eliminated a large number of American jobs as part of that effort.
Russia's president says the Obama administration is trying to "undermine the legitimacy of the president-elect."
In suspending their hunt for the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777, officials end the most expensive, complex search in aviation history.
From Beyoncé to Bob Dylan, the event has never been short of A-listers to welcome a new president — until this year.
Officials played down any link between the operation and NATO concerns over Norway's Arctic neighbor.
President-elect Trump lashed out at critics in the intelligence community and Democrats who are vowing to skip his swearing-in ceremony.