Obama to host Jordan's King at White House

US President Barack Obama will host King Abdullah II of Jordan at the White House Dec 5 to discuss issues of the Middle East, the White House said Wednesday.

US House Republicans sue over 'Obamacare'
US House Republicans sue over 'Obamacare'

US House Republicans filed a lawsuit against President Barack Obama's administration today over his signature health care law and unilateral actions they say amount to an abuse of executive authority.

Barack Obama accepts PM Modi's invite, to be chief guest at Republic Day celebrations
Barack Obama accepts PM Modi's invite, to be chief guest at Republic Day celebrations

In a major diplomatic victory for the NDA government and a massive boost to Indo-American ties, US President Barack Obama on Friday accepted Prime Minister Narendra Modi's invite to be the chief guest at India's 66th Republic Day Parade on January 26 next year.

Woman with gun outside White House arrested after Obama's immigration speech
Woman with gun outside White House arrested after Obama's immigration speech

A 23-year-old woman was arrested by US Secret Service on Thursday night for carrying a gun shortly after President Barack Obama concluded his speech on immigration.

White House disappointed as TVs snub Obama speech

The White House admitted Thursday it was disappointed that leading US television networks -- ABC, NBC and CBS -- have decided to snub President Barack Obama`s prime-time address on immigration.

Barack Obama provides legal status to five million illegal immigrants
Barack Obama provides legal status to five million illegal immigrants

US President Barack Obama today used his executive power to announce a series of administrative measures to provide legal status to more than five million illegal immigrants in the country, including those from India.

Armed man detained near White House

A man near the White House has been arrested after a rifle was found in his car.

Barack Obama likely to introduce immigration reforms today

US President Barack Obama is expected to unveil his plans for immigration reform in an address to the nation on Thursday.

US Secret Service 'fell short' protecting White House

The agency charged with protecting President Barack Obama and his family admitted on Wednesday that an "inexcusable" series of failures had allowed a disturbed veteran to storm the White House.

US review of IS video confirms American's death

The White House says a review of a new Islamic State video confirms the death of US aid worker Peter Kassig.

White House says appalled by murder of Peter Kassig, if confirmed

US intelligence is trying to ascertain the authenticity of a video purportedly showing the murder of US citizen Peter Kassig by the dreaded IS militant group, which if true is appalling, the White House on Sunday said.

Guru Nanak birth anniversary celebrated at White House

 The White House recently celebrated the 545th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev by inviting members of the Sikh community from across the US and hosted a 'langar' for them.

White House intruder review reveals string of blunders: Report

An internal review of the security lapses that allowed an intruder to scale a fence and enter the White House has revealed a string of Secret Service blunders, reports said on Friday.

Nurses voice Ebola concerns at Washington protest

Several dozen nurses at a Washington hospital have demonstrated outside the White House, saying they are woefully ill-prepared to handle an Ebola case.

Indian-American named new White House LGBT liasion

Washington: Indian-American Aditi Hardikar has been appointed to a key White House position to liaison with the LGBT as well as the Asian American and Pacific Islanders communities, an official said.

Indian-American Aditi Hardikar named new White House LGBT liasion

 Indian-American Aditi Hardikar has been appointed to a key White House position to liaison with the LGBT as well as the Asian American and Pacific Islanders communities, an official said.

US `very concerned` at eastern Ukraine military buildup

The White House expressed grave concern Sunday at reports of Russian military reinforcements in eastern Ukraine, warning that any separatist efforts to seize more territory would be a "blatant violation" of a ceasefire agreement.

Jeb's 2016 Presidential race evenly split: George W Bush

Former President George W Bush on Sunday said that the odds of his brother and former Florida Governor Jeb Bush running for the White House in 2016 are evenly split.

Obama to nominate Loretta Lynch as new Attorney General

US President Barack Obama has decided to nominate Loretta Lynch as his new Attorney General, the White House has said.

White House and Republican leadership spar on immigration

Within days of Republicans gaining hold of the US Congress, the White House and Grand Old Party leadership appeared to be headed for confrontation over the crucial immigration reforms.