'We're all shaken by it', says Obama on Ottawa shooting

US President Barack Obama has condemned deadly shootings in Canada and offered assistance in the wake of the attacks in Ottawa that left one soldier dead.

Watch: Obama greets people on Diwali

US President Barack Obama greeted Hindus, Jains, Sikhs and Buddhists across the world on the occasion of Diwali, saying it was a chance to remember that even in the midst of darkness, light will ultimately prevail.

Man arrested after jumping White House fence, causing lockdown

A man jumped the White House fence on Wednesday and was attacked by Secret Service dogs before being arrested, a Secret Service spokesman said.

White House says immigration plans not final yet

The White House today cautioned against making assumptions about President Barack Obama's changes to US immigration rules based on a new federal contract proposal from the Homeland Security Department to buy enough supplies to make as many as 34 million immigrant work permits and residency cards over the next five years.

US, Canada air defenses on alert after Canada shooting

US and Canadian air defenses were put on heightened alert Wednesday following a shooting in Canada`s parliament, and the American embassy in Ottawa was placed on lockdown, officials said.

Obama thanks Australia for Iraq coalition help

President Barack Obama thanked Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott for his country`s "significant" support in the coalition fighting against the Islamic State jihadist group in Iraq, the White House said Wednesday.

North Korea says Kim Jong Un freed US detainee at Obama's request

North Korea said today that "criminal" US detainee Jeffrey Fowle was freed on the orders of leader Kim Jong-Un following "repeated requests" from President Barack Obama.

Mr President, don't touch my girlfriend: Chicago voter tells Barack Obama!
Mr President, don't touch my girlfriend: Chicago voter tells Barack Obama!

US President Barack Obama might have got many am unpleasant reactions from world leaders while discussing significant topics like Ukraine crisis or China's South China Sea issues.

Three US girls attempting to join IS detained in Germany
Three US girls attempting to join IS detained in Germany

Three American teenage girls, who were on their way to Syria allegedly to join the Islamic State terror group, were detained in Germany and sent back to the US, FBI officials said.

US to funnel travelers from Ebola-hit region through 5 airports

The United States ratcheted up its safeguards against Ebola on Tuesday, requiring travelers from three countries at the center of an epidemic in West Africa to fly into one of five major airports conducting enhanced screening for the virus.

Obama to welcome Ebola coordinator to White House

President Barack Obama on Wednesday will welcome his new Ebola policy chief Ron Klain to the White House, a source there said.

When Barack Obama was told: "Mr President, don't touch my girlfriend"

Let's be clear: It was a joke. It unfolded while Obama cast an early ballot on Monday in Chicago.

Freed Vietnam dissident heads to US

Vietnam has freed a leading dissident whose case was raised by US President Barack Obama, and he was due to arrive Tuesday in the United States, an American official said.

US only country that can galvanize the world community against ISIL, Ebola: Obama

President Barack Obama has said the United States is the only country to galvanize the world community for any major crisis, referring to the formation of two broad international coalition against ISIL and Ebola.

Obama casts his vote for 2014 midterm elections early in Chicago

President Barack Obama has cast his vote early for the 2014 midterm elections.

Obama praises Supreme Court's gay marriage orders

President Barack Obama says the US Supreme Court's recent gay marriage orders may have the biggest impact of any ruling of his presidency.

Obama, Erdogan promise to intensify IS fight in Syria

US President Barack Obama called his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan and they pledged to step up the fight against the Islamic State group in Syria, the White House said on Sunday.

Ebola difficult to catch, don't give into 'hysteria', says Obama
Ebola difficult to catch, don't give into 'hysteria', says Obama

Telling Americans to avoid giving in to the 'hysteria' generated by the deadly Ebola virus, US President Barack Obama dished out a placatory weekly address, convincing his countrymen that they knew how to fight the disease and it hadn't reached to an extent of 'epidemic or outbreak' in US.

US, China in `candid exchanges` ahead of Obama trip

US Secretary of State John Kerry and a top Chinese official had "candid exchanges" over several contentious issues dogging relations between Washington and Beijing, an American diplomat said Saturday.

Obama gives calming message, says US prepared for Ebola

US President Barack Obama delivered a calming message to Americans Saturday following the alarm sparked by the first two Ebola infections in the country, and said the nation is "prepared" to ward off an outbreak of the virus."