Barack Obama

44th president of the United States

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Barack Hussein Obama II is an American attorney and politician who served as the 44th president of the United States from 2009 to 2017. A member of the Democratic Party, he was the first African American to be elected to the presidency. He previously served as a U.S. senator from Illinois from 2005 to 2008 and an Illinois state senator from 1997 to 2004.

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U.S. President Donald Trump stepped up a series of attacks on automakers on Wednesday for not backing his administration's plan to roll back Obama-era fuel..
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Documentary explores impact of globalization, centering on a closed Ohio plant that reopens under Chinese management
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It would be “appropriate” for Russia to rejoin the G7 and make it G8 again, US President Donald Trump told reporters ahead of the group’s summit in France...
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But the worker in question is American, not Chinese, and is finding life very different under new management after billionaire "Chairman Cao" swept into town to..
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Hail storm kills more than 11,000 birds in Montana, Alaska notches its warmest month on record as climate shifts, and more
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Gun protests planned against Walmart stores, Tiger Woods faces huge task at the BMW Championship and more things to start your weekend right.
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Their partnership is the stuff of buddy-movie lore, but those who saw it up close described a more difficult, complicated dynamic.
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Lawyers for Gregory B. Craig said their client never intended to deceive Justice Department officials about his work on behalf of Ukraine’s government.
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The former president encourages reading Toni Morrison's "transcendent" books
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The move comes as a reversal after Trump vowed to maintain Obama-era protections during his first month in office
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The former president recommended new books by Téa Obreht and Colson Whitehead, as well as well-known works by Hilary Mantel and Toni Morrison.
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If successful, Trump Tower's new address would be: "725 President Barack H. Obama Avenue, New York, NY 10022"
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The petition requests that "the stretch of Fifth Avenue between 56th and 57th Streets be renamed 'President Barack H. Obama Avenue.'"
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LOS ANGELES: A coalition of 22 US states and seven cities on Tuesday sued President Donald Trump’s administration to block it from easing restrictions on..
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Mr. Trump railed against China, President Obama, the lawsuits he’s facing, and, as always, his media coverage.
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Twenty-two states, including New York and California, and seven cities on Tuesday sued to challenge the Environmental Protection Agency's replacement of the..
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The legal fight over how to regulate coal-burning plants could ultimately determine how much leverage the government has to fight global warming.
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The Trump White House is reportedly reviewing a Labor Department rule that would give states the power to force people to pass a drug test before they can..
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