Ross Colvin

Obama, Medvedev urge Senate to ratify arms treaty

US President Barack Obama used the international stage on Saturday to press his Republican opponents in Congress to ratify a new nuclear arms deal.

Obama signs historic Wall Street overhaul into law

President Barack Obama signed into law on Wednesday the most comprehensive financial regulatory overhaul since the Great Depression.

Capped BP Gulf well under scrutiny

The cap on BP's stricken Gulf of Mexico oil well appeared to hold on Friday, but officials have intensified monitoring.

World leaders meet on nuclear terrorism threat

US President Barack Obama, who is hosting the 47-nation summit, says nuclear terrorism is the single biggest threat to global security.

Obama vows to fight on after tough year

United States President Barack Obama pushed job creation to the top of his agenda on Wednesday and promised not to abandon his healthcare overhaul.

US spy chief in spotlight after botched plane attack

US intelligence chief Admiral Dennis Blair faced tough questions about his future on Wednesday as the Obama administration fended off criticism.

Obama accepts peace prize, defends ‘just wars’

The US must uphold moral standards when waging wars that are necessary and justified, Barack Obama said as he accepted the Nobel Peace Prize.

White House mulls site for Guantánamo detainees

The Obama administration is close to selecting a location on US soil to house some detainees from the American military prison at Guantánamo Bay.

Obama to tap Bernanke for second term as Fed chief

US President Barack Obama will nominate Ben Bernanke to a second term as chairperson of the Federal Reserve on Tuesday.

Obama looks to Mubarak for help in Mideast peace

Barack Obama, looking to kickstart the stalled Middle East peace process, will hold talks on Tuesday with Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak.

Obama calls for new beginning between US, Muslims

President Barack Obama sought a ''new beginning'' between the United States and the Muslim world on Thursday.

Obama Cairo speech aims to mend rift with Muslims

US President Barack Obama was in Egypt on Thursday to deliver an address that will be crucial to his efforts to repair US ties with the Muslim world.

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