Climate change: These pictures show how global warming is altering Alaska
Climate change: These pictures show how global warming is altering Alaska

It seems the effects of climate change are moving a bit faster than expected in Alaska. 

White House wins enough Senate support for Iran deal

US President Barack Obama on Wednesday earned sufficient congressional backing to ensure the international deal to roll back Iran`s nuclear program goes into effect, when a 34th senator announced her support for the accord.

Obama tours glacier to highlight march of climate change
Obama tours glacier to highlight march of climate change

US President Barack Obama viewed Alaska's Exit Glacier, in a bid to drive home the impact climate change is already having on America.

Nawaz Sharif may have accepted Obama's invitation: White House

 The US believes that Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has accepted US President Barack Obama's invitation to meet him at the White House later next month to discuss a lot of important issues.

Ex-CIA chief wants US to rope in al-Qaeda to take on ISIS

 A former top military general who headed the CIA has suggested to the Obama Administration to rope in jihadists from al-Qaeda to take on the dreaded ISIS which has threatened America with another 9/11-style attack.

Kerry warns of refugee crisis due to climate change

"Seismic changes" in temperatures and sea levels could create waves of refugees forced to abandon traditional homes and fight for food and water, US Secretary of State John Kerry has said as he sought commitment from the international community to address the challenge posed by climate change.

Obama has not finalised post-presidential plans: White House
Obama has not finalised post-presidential plans: White House

President Barack Obama has made no final decisions about what he will do after leaving office, the White House said on Monday, following comments by Columbia University`s president that he looked forward to welcoming Obama back to campus in 2017.

We're not acting fast enough on global warming: Barack Obama in Alaska
We're not acting fast enough on global warming: Barack Obama in Alaska

Addressing a Arctic climate change conference in Alaska, Barack Obama made an urgent plea to the world to identify the dangers of global warming.

Climate change defining threat of century: Barack Obama
Climate change defining threat of century: Barack Obama

US President Barack Obama warned on Monday that climate change is no longer a problem of the future, but rather a challenge for now and one that will define the next century.

Barack Obama offended by attacks on Jews who back Iran deal

US President Barack Obama said people who attack Jews who support the Iran nuclear deal are like African-Americans who differ with him on policy and then conclude he's "not black enough."

Barack Obama mulling options for closing Guantanamo prison: White House

The White House is considering a "wide array" of options for closing the US military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, spokesman Josh Earnest said on Monday, declining to rule out executive action as an option. 

Scores more Hillary Clinton e-mails retroactively classified: Official

 Around 150 more of the e-mails that former US secretary of state Hillary Clinton kept on a private server have been retroactively deemed classified, the State Department said Monday.

North America's tallest mountain Mount McKinley to be renamed Denali
North America's tallest mountain Mount McKinley to be renamed Denali

Mount McKinley, the tallest of North America's mountains, is officially being renamed Denali, the White House has said, on the eve of President Barack Obama's historic visit to Alaska.

US considering sanctions over Chinese cyber theft: Report

The White House is considering applying sanctions against companies and individuals in China it believes have benefited from Chinese hacking of US trade secrets, the Washington Post reported on Sunday.

Tallest mountain in North America renamed: White House

 Mount McKinley, the tallest of North America`s mountains, is officially being renamed Denali, the White House said Sunday, on the eve of President Barack Obama`s historic visit to Alaska.

Barack Obama invites Pak PM Nawaz Sharif to White House on October 22
Barack Obama invites Pak PM Nawaz Sharif to White House on October 22

US President Barack Obama has invited Pakistan`s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to visit Washington October 22, the White House said in a statement Sunday.

Iran nuclear deal now backed by 31 US senators

US Senator Jeff Merkley, a Democrat from Oregon, said on Sunday he would support the nuclear deal with Iran, moving President Barack Obama a step closer to having sufficient backing to ensure the deal stands.

Obama invites Sharif to White House in October: Susan Rice

President Barack Obama has invited Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for a meeting at the White House in October, US National Security Advisor Susan Rice said on Sunday.

Barack Obama visits federal prison in trailer of 'Fixing The System'
Barack Obama visits federal prison in trailer of 'Fixing The System'

 The first trailer of HBO-Vice's new documentary, "Fixing the System", shows US President Barack Obama visiting a federal prison and meeting several of the inmates.

US NSA Susan Rice holds wide ranging talks with Chinese officials

Ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping's State visit to the White House next month, US National Security Advisor Susan Rice has held wide ranging talks with her counterparts in Beijing, her spokesman said on Saturday.