- Both President Obama and Eric Holder shed tears during an event Friday for the retiring Attorney General which was capped by Aretha Franklin singing “America the Beautiful.” - President Obama issued a statement eulogizing Leonard Nimoy, who died on Friday. Why does the actor's portrayal of a pointy-eared science officer resonate so strongly with the president? - President Obama issued a statement eulogizing Leonard Nimoy, who died on Friday. Why does the actor's portrayal of a pointy-eared science officer resonate so strongly with the president? - President Barack Obama will visit South Carolina for the first time since winning the states Democratic presidential primary in 2008. Click to Continue » - According to White House spokesperson Josh Earnest, US President Obama will host Afghan delegation headed by President Ashraf Ghani for meetings and working lunch at the White House on Tuesday, March 24. - US President Barack Obama condemned what he called the "brutal" and "vicious" murder of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, a fierce critic of President Vladimir Putin who was shot dead in Moscow on Friday. "We call upon the Russian government to conduct a prompt, impartial and transparent investigation into the circumstances of his murder and ensure that those responsible for this vicious ... - CHICAGO (AP) — President Barack Obama calls late White Sox great Minnie Minoso "one of the most dominant and dynamic players of the 1950s." - President Obama is among those paying tribute to Leonard Nimoy, the Star Trek actor who has died aged 83, saying: "I loved Spock." - WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Friday that the world has made "extraordinary strides in driving back Ebola" because of the efforts of the U.S., Liberia and other partners but both he and Liberia's leader said more must be done to combat the disease. - President Obama has not supported Congress in getting clarity from the FCC on net neutrality, the chairman of the House Oversight Committee tells CNBC.