White House lifts 40-year-old ban on cameras during public tours
White House lifts 40-year-old ban on cameras during public tours

 The White House lifted a 40-year-old ban on taking photos during public tours of the executive mansion on Wednesday and invited visitors to share their shots on Twitter using #WhiteHouseTour.

Hillary Clinton struggled to fit in with Obama's White House, emails show
Hillary Clinton struggled to fit in with Obama's White House, emails show

Hillary Clinton struggled to fit into the government of President Barack Obama after being appointed Secretary of State in 2009, according to emails released by the State Department on Tuesday.

US Republican Chris Christie launches 2016 bid, promises straight talk

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie launched an uphill run for the Republican presidential nomination on Tuesday with his trademark brashness, offering up his blunt talk and willingness to tackle tough issues as the cure for Washington dysfunction.

Obama interviews David Attenborough on climate change

US President Barack Obama has lamented the slow progress in combating the threat posed by climate change as he discussed global warming and pressing environmental issues with celebrated British naturalist Sir David Attenborough.

White House lit up in `Pride` colours to celebrate same sex marriage ruling
White House lit up in `Pride` colours to celebrate same sex marriage ruling

 The White House was lit up in rainbow colours on Friday night in celebration of the Supreme Court`s decision to lift same sex marriage bans across the country.

White House lit in rainbow colours after Supreme Court ruling
White House lit in rainbow colours after Supreme Court ruling

The White House is lit up in rainbow colours in commemoration of the Supreme Court's ruling to legalize same-sex marriage.

White House condemns attacks in Tunisia, France, Kuwait

The White House condemned "heinous attacks" Friday in France, Kuwait and Tunisia, expressing solidarity and efforts to "fight the scourge of terrorism."

Putin calls Obama to discuss Ukraine, IS group: White House

Russian President Vladimir Putin called his US counterpart Barack Obama on Thursday to discuss the conflict in Ukraine, the Islamic State group`s advances and a deal on Iran`s nuclear program.

Rousseff visit `turns page` on spy row: White House

The White House expressed hope Thursday that Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff`s visit to Washington next week will help both sides overcome a "turbulent patch" caused by US spying revelations.

Palestinian moves against Israel at ICC `counterproductive`: White House

The White House on Thursday said efforts to have Israel charged with war crimes at the International Criminal Court were "counterproductive" and would be opposed by Washington.

Democrats launch frontal attack against Bobby Jindal
Democrats launch frontal attack against Bobby Jindal

 Immediately after announcing his candidacy for US presidentship, Bobby Jindal, the first ever Indian-American to run for White House, faced a frontal attack by Democrats today, who poked fun at his presidency run and termed his record as Governor "dismal".

Obama to host Nigeria`s Buhari on July 20: White House
Obama to host Nigeria`s Buhari on July 20: White House

 US President Barack Obama will welcome his Nigerian counterpart to Washington next month, the White House announced Thursday, a symbolic show of solidarity after the country`s first ever democratic transition.

President Barack Obama heckled at White House LGBT event
President Barack Obama heckled at White House LGBT event

US President Barack Obama was heckled during a White House event honoring LGBT Pride Month by an activist protesting his administration's policies on deportation of LGBT immigrants.

Obama heckled at White House gay pride event

US President Barack Obama would normally expect a warm welcome from gay rights activists, particularly in his own home at the White House, but that was not the case Wednesday.

Obama admits government let down hostage families
Obama admits government let down hostage families

US President Barack Obama admitted his administration had sometimes not done enough for the relatives of hostages held abroad, as he took steps Wednesday to address poor government coordination.

Obama clears the way for hostages' families to pay ransom
Obama clears the way for hostages' families to pay ransom

President Barack Obama is clearing the way for families of US hostages to pay ransom to terror groups without fear of prosecution, as the White House seeks to address criticism from those whose loved ones have been killed in captivity.

Barack Obama hosts annual Ramadan Iftar at White House
Barack Obama hosts annual Ramadan Iftar at White House

US President Barack Obama has said Americans stand united in rejecting the targeting of any religious group as he opened the White House to Muslim Americans for a traditional Iftar dinner during the holy month of Ramadan.

Republican presidential hopefuls offer new insight on faith

 The 2016 Republican hopefuls are offering new insight into how faith would guide their decisions in the White House.

Billionaire investor Icahn says 'no' to Trump''s Treasury offer
Billionaire investor Icahn says 'no' to Trump''s Treasury offer

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn said thanks but no thanks when real estate mogul turned Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump floated his name for US Treasury secretary.

US must reckon with gun violence, race issues: Obama

 As a shocked America mourned the killing of nine people in a historic black church, President Barack Obama said the US must eventually reckon with all too frequent mass shootings and gun violence.