US President Barack Obama has apologized for the burning of
copies of the Koran on a US base in Afghanistan as the White
House seeks to quell spiraling furore among Afghans while
also staving off Republican criticism at home.
President Barack Obama, in an abrupt policy shift aimed at
quelling an election-year firestorm, has announced that
religious employers would not be required to offer free birth
control to workers and the onus would instead be put on
US President Barack Obama is determined to implement a
controversial new rule on contraceptives in a way that
ensures women have access to birth control while also seeking
to allay concerns of opponents of the measure, the White
US President Barack Obama, rolling out a new defence strategy
to shrink the country's armed forces at a time of tight
budgets at home, has pledged to maintain the United States as
the world's dominant military power.
A U.S. judge has found sufficient evidence that an Idaho man
allegedly opened fire on the White House on a late November
evening in a bid to assassinate President Barack Obama,
ordering that he be held pending an indictment and
questioning whether he may have a "Messianic complex".
US President Barack Obama saluted returning troops returning
from Iraq on Wednesday, declaring that the nearly nine-year
conflict is ending honorably, "not with a final battle, but
with a final march toward home".