Feb 28, 2014 — "Any violation of Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity would be deeply destabilizing," President Obama said, urging Russia not to intervene and calling for an end to the recent violence.
Dec 10, 2013 — President Obama shook hands Tuesday with Cuban leader Raul Castro, a move that led to speculation about the future of ties between the two Cold War-era foes. But one expert says none of the issues separating the U.S. and Cuba will be resolved by a handshake alone.
Nov 27, 2013 — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has emerged as one of the loudest international critics of the nuclear deal with Iran. It's just his latest clash with President Obama.
Nov 1, 2013 — After focus groups and polls indicated that replacing the vice president with Hillary Clinton wouldn't boost the president's re-election effort, the idea was dropped. Former White House Chief of Staff William Daley says the campaign was simply doing "due diligence."
Oct 1, 2013 — In his interview with President Obama on Monday, NPR's Steve Inskeep says some of the president's remarks were reminiscent of what he said in 2011 during the debt ceiling crisis. One stark difference, however, was the president's firmness. "Absolutely I will not negotiate," the president said.
Sep 6, 2013 — Republicans invented the term "Obamacare" as a way to denigrate the Affordable Care Act. NPR's hosts and reporters now commonly use the term, prompting the ire of some listeners. Is NPR "letting Fox drive the narrative," as one wrote?
Jul 31, 2013 — Also: an excerpt from George R.R. Martin's upcoming novella; a plea from the OED; a new short story from Adam Johnson.
Jun 28, 2013 — Before leaving Senegal, Obama recalled that his first act of political activism was inspired by Nelson Mandela and the anti-apartheid movement.
Jun 19, 2013 — Obama also defended his administration's surveillance programs, saying they've struck the right balance between security and privacy.
Jun 12, 2013 — For the first time since 2005, Gallup's polling shows Bush's "favorable" rating exceeding his "unfavorable" number. The polling firm says it's normal for Americans' opinions of former presidents to improve over time.