Jul 10, 2014 — The president wants the money to deal with the thousands of minors from Central America who have crossed into the U.S. Republicans said they want some policy changes; Democrats aren't opposed.
Jul 9, 2014 — His remarks in Dallas followed a meeting with faith leaders and local officials, including Gov. Rick Perry, to discuss the large number of unaccompanied minors at the border.
Jul 8, 2014 — The money is almost twice the amount that officials had previously suggested would be requested from Congress. It comes amid a surge of children and teenagers who have crossed the border illegally.
Jun 13, 2014 — The president said any action in Iraq will be "targeted and precise" but must be accompanied by political action by Iraqis. The comments come as extremists seized control of parts of Iraq.
Jun 3, 2014 — President Obama said that regardless of the circumstances of the Army sergeant's capture by the Afghan Taliban, "we still get an American soldier back if he's held in captivity."
Jun 3, 2014 — His comments in Europe come amid simmering tensions with Russia over its actions in Ukraine.
May 28, 2014 — From his focus on peace instead of war to his praise for the U.S. stance in Ukraine, the president took a different tone Wednesday than he did in his 2009 commencement speech at the military academy.
May 4, 2014 — The president's punchlines spared no one, least of all himself, at the annual schmooze fest for political bigwigs and Hollywood A-listers.
Mar 3, 2014 — The current crisis in Ukraine has echoes of 2008 when Russian troops intervened in a breakaway region in Georgia. In that instance, the West threatened to punish Russia but took little action.
Dec 4, 2013 — Obama, who has been criticized in recent weeks over the flawed rollout of HealthCare.gov, steered the conversation Wednesday back to the economy. His remarks on inequality follow similar comments the pope made last week.