| Francois Hollande will call for urgency in the war against Islamic State in a diplomatic visit to the White House on Tuesday, but he will also attempt to smooth ruffled feathers over his next diplomatic stop.
| President Barack Obama launched a defense on Friday of a signature Pacific trade pact kept largely under wraps and said the public would get its say before legislators in each country debate the full details.
| Attorney General Loretta Lynch said Tuesday that President Barack Obama's public comments appearing to prejudge the outcome of Justice Department investigations, don't affect the decisions in those inquiries.
| Speaking to young Native Americans, President Barack Obama applauded athletic apparel company, Adidas, for a new initiative to help high schools nationwide drop Native American mascots, and hinted the Washington Redskins should follow suit.
| As President Obama heads to Roseburg, Oregon for closed-door visits with families of the victims of last week's shootings at Umpqua Community College, the White House is considering wading once more into the politically-fraught issue of gun control.
| President Barack Obama slammed Russian President Vladimir Putin, Friday for his strategy in Syria, saying his support for the Assad regime does not act in the interest of the majority of the Syrian people.
| Hopes of a lasting peace between China and the US over cybersecurity were fading in Washington ahead of a crunch dinner between presidents Barack Obama and Xi Jinping on Thursday that is aimed at smoothing out their growing tensions.