- President Obama's decision to protect Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge from oil exploration and drilling is the latest example of how the president using his executive toolkit to try to get out in front of a Congress allied against him. After last autumn's midterm elections put Republicans in control of both houses of Congress, there was some thought that the apparent mandate for change ... - President Obama’s rosy assessment of the U.S. war effort against ISIS terrorists in his State of the Union address Tuesday night continues to draw sharp rejoinders from prominent Republicans and some foreign policy experts who believe the president is misleading the public. The latest to weigh in on Thursday was Rep. Mac Thornberry of Texas, the new chair of the House Armed Services Committee ... - President Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi apparently hit it off last fall during a Modi visit to Washington – with Obama even giving his guest a spontaneous tour of the Martin Luther King Jr. memorial. Now it is Modi's turn to host Obama. Arriving Sunday, Obama will be the first American head of state to visit India more than once, and the first to be guest of honor at India’s ... - President Obama arrived in India Sunday to showcase a deepening relationship with the country with hopes to lay the ground work for future agreements. - President Obama used his State of the Union address to urge Americans not to fear terrorists: “We lead best, when we don’t let our fears blind us to the opportunities... - President Obama will cut short his three-day trip to India to travel to Saudi Arabia to pay respects after the death of King Abdullah, U.S. and Indian officials said Saturday, hours before the U.S. president was to depart for New Delhi. - President Obama sat for interviews Thursday with three YouTube stars, including GloZell, who is best known for getting in a tub with cereal and milk. Conservative media jumped on Obama for demeaning his office. - US President Barack Obama and India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi broke the deadlock on a long-stalled nuclear pact Sunday as they hailed a new era of friendship between the world's two largest democracies. After greeting Obama with a bear hug as he stepped off Air Force One, Modi then trumpeted the "chemistry" with his fellow leader on the first of a three-day visit to the Indian capital ... - President Obama has cancelled the end of his trip to India to fly to Saudi Arabia in the wake of the death of the country's king, a top Indian official said. - President Obama is cutting short his trip to India in order to make a short trip to Saudi Arabia to pay respects to the family of the late king.