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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.