Barack Obama will next week launch a fightback against escalating troubles, heralding a battle which could write the fate of his administration.
US supreme court nominee's past comments catch up with her, writes Chris McGreal.
President Barack Obama launched a landmark Middle East trip on Wednesday, but earned a swift rebuke from Osama bin Laden in a stinging new audiotape.
United States President Barack Obama on Thursday aims to grab back the initiative in a riotous debate unleashed by his order to shut Guantánamo Bay.
Chris McGreal speaks to Americans about Barack Obama's first 100 days as president .
Barack Obama on Wednesday will mark the 100th day of his presidency after a whirlwind start in which he has signalled a new approach.
A narrow majority of Americans back the president's decision to release Bush administration torture memos amid high approval ratings.
Diplomats from the world's biggest greenhouse polluters meet in the US on Monday in a forum aimed at getting a UN agreement to curb global warming.
Barack Obama was meant to sweep into town looking unassailable. Instead he arrives beleaguered, with an awful lot to prove.
The reason for invading Afghanistan seemed like a good idea at the time. Simon Jenkins reports.