White House says no justification for Texas shooting

The White House on Monday said there could be no justification for a fatal attack on an anti-Muslim group`s meeting in Texas.

Yoga fever reaches Capitol Hill in US

After the White House and Pentagon and mushrooming of several studios across the nation, Yoga has conquered the last bastion in the US - the Congress.

Michelle Obama to appear for last time on David Letterman's show

Michelle Obama will appear on the `Late Show With David Letterman` for the last time, before the host takes his leave from the CBS late-night program on May 20.

Obama invites Indian-origin immigrant for Abe State Dinner

An undocumented Indian origin-immigrant has attended the State Dinner hosted by US President Barack Obama at the White House for visiting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

Obama hosts glitzy state dinner for Japan PM

A presidential haiku, sashimi salads and a red carpet awaited Japan`s Shinzo Abe at the White House Tuesday, as Barack Obama offered the prime minister a grand welcome.

Obama, Abe look to counter China`s pull

 President Barack Obama hosts Japan`s prime minister at the White House Tuesday, hoping to hammer out a bumper Pacific trade deal and cement an alliance given new relevance by China`s rise.

Obama, Abe look to counter China`s pull

 President Barack Obama hosts Japan`s prime minister at the White House Tuesday, hoping to hammer out a bumper Pacific trade deal and cement an alliance given new relevance by China`s rise.

Barack Obama's 'unclassified emails' hacked by Russians, says report
Barack Obama's 'unclassified emails' hacked by Russians, says report

In what is being considered as more 'worrisome and intrusive' than reported, US President Barack Obama's unclassified emails were hacked by Russian elements last year, said a report in the New York Times.

Christie's wife quits Wall Street job amid speculation he will seek White House

Mary Pat Christie, the wife of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, resigned from her Wall Street job, his spokesman confirmed, as her husband contemplates a run for the White House in 2016.

Al-Qaeda leaders hiding in Af-Pak region remains a concern: US

The US has said top al-Qaeda leaders hiding in the Af-Pak region continue to be a concern and local authorities have limited willpower and capabilities to act against the terrorist outfit.

White House hackers `Russian speakers`: Researchers

 Hackers who penetrated the State Department and White House computer networks in recent months were "Russian speakers," security researchers said Wednesday.

Streets near White House closed over suspicious package: Report

 Streets around the White House were shut down because a suspicious package, the Washington Post reported on Wednesday. 

White House says 'job is not done' in Yemen

Yemen remains unstable and much more work needs to be done in the region, despite a declared halt to the Saudi-led bombing campaign in the country, the White House said on Wednesday.

White House avoids calling Armenian deaths `genocide`

The White House avoided referring to the mass World War I killings of Armenians as genocide Tuesday, as a diplomatic row raged ahead of the tragedy`s 100th anniversary.

US slams `brutal` purported massacre of Ethiopian Christians by IS

The White House on Sunday condemned the reported execution of 30 Ethiopian Christians in Libya as "brutal mass murder," following a video released by the Islamic State militants claiming the killings.

With two years left, Obama getting tough on critics

Just as Congress is hitting something of a bipartisan stride on such issues as Medicare, Iran and trade, President Barack Obama and his White House team have decided to go after their Republican critics, picking fights and scornfully calling them out by name.

Obama to host Gulf leaders in May

US President Barack Obama will welcome the six leaders of the Gulf Cooperation Council kingdoms in mid-May for talks on Iran`s nuclear program and the conflicts in Yemen, Iraq and Syria.

Barack Obama backs taking Cuba off terror list: White House
Barack Obama backs taking Cuba off terror list: White House

US President Barack Obama has agreed to take Cuba off a list of state sponsors of terrorism, the White House said Tuesday, a key step toward normalizing ties.

Obama hails progress in fight against Islamic State in Iraq

President Barack Obama hosted Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi at the White House on Tuesday and hailed the US-backed Iraqi forces` progress against the Islamic State group.