US President Barack Obama's heavily armoured limousine is known as "The Beast" and for good reason: it's designed to be as tough as a tank and about as heavy.
Beaming before an exultant sea of people, President Barack Obama has revelled in his distant Irish ancestry, offering spirited thanks from tens of millions of Americans who trace connections to Ireland.
Forcefully stepping into an explosive Middle East debate, President Barack Obama has endorsed a key Palestinian demand for the borders of its future state and prodded Israel to accept that it can never have a truly peaceful nation based on "permanent occupation."
President Barack Obama says he has decided not to release death photos of terrorist Osama bin Laden because their graphic nature could incite violence and create national security risks for the United States.
Until this week, Hawaii officials said they wouldn't release original birth records for anyone, under any circumstances. Even if it was President Barack Obama.
Yielding to political opposition, the Obama administration gave up on Monday on trying avowed 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four alleged henchmen in civilian federal court in New York and will prosecute them instead before military commissions.
No longer the fresh voice of change, President Barack Obama embarked on a bid for re-election on Monday by asking a divided, anxious electorate to let him finish the job he won in 2008.
Defending the first war launched on his watch, President Barack Obama has declared that the United States intervened in Libya to prevent a slaughter of civilians that would have stained the world's conscience and "been a betrayal of who we are."
President Barack Obama says the United States favours the ouster of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi, but the international military effort has a more limited goal of establishing a no-fly zone over Libya and protecting civilians against massacre by forces loyal to the longtime ruler.
President Barack Obama has approved the resumption of military trials for detainees at the US prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, ending a two-year ban.
President Barack Obama warned Libya's leaders that the US and its Nato allies are still considering military options in response to what he called "unacceptable" violence perpetrated by supporters of Moammar Gadhafi.
The White House reverberated like a long-ago basement sound studio in Detroit as the likes of John Legend, Seal, Jamie Foxx, Nick Jonas and Sheryl Crowe channelled their inner Motown before Michelle and Barack Obama.
Humbled by elections at home, President Barack Obama yesterday endured a sobering test of his power abroad as well, unable to close a trade deal with South Korea and thrown on the defensive about America's approach to global economic worries.
Deepening America's stake in Asian power politics, President Barack Obama has endorsed India's bid to become a permanent member of the UN Security Council, hoping to elevate the nation of a billion people to "its rightful place in the world" alongside an assertive China.
United States President Barack Obama entered office declaring one of his goals was to restore America's reputation among its allies and friends and to change the somewhat isolationist foreign policy of his conservative predecessor.
President Barack Obama said the sweeping Republican takeover in the House of Representatives was a humbling episode and he was at fault.
US President Barack Obama and Iranian leader Mahmoud Ahmadinejad have traded heated remarks on the emotional subject of the September 11 terrorist attacks, and hopes for a quick resumption of talks on Iran's suspect nuclear program appeared to fade.
United States President Barack Obama labelled it a "moment of opportunity"; Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said on Wednesday at the Council on Foreign Relations in Washington, "Both sides and both leaders recognise there may not ever be another chance."
There is a sense that American anger with the British oil company BP is behind the campaign being promoted by some senators and congressmen to try to link the company with the release from imprisonment of one of the convicted Lockerbie bombers, the Libyan Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed al-Megrahi.