Obama attributes wildfires to climate change

(Associated Press)

President Barack Obama says a wildfire that has burned nearly 400 square miles in the north-central part of Washington state, along with blazes in other Western areas, can be attributed to climate change.


Obama signs order protecting federal LGBT workers

President Obama held a signing ceremony for an executive order that will prohibit employment discrimination against LGBT workers by the federal government and its contracting agencies.


Obama pledges justice in visit to Dutch embassy

(J. Scott Applewhite / Associated Press)

President Barack Obama paid tribute Tuesday to the nearly 200 citizens of the Netherlands who died when a Malaysia Airlines flight was shot down in Ukraine, visiting the Netherlands Embassy in Washington and pledging unity during a phone call with the Dutch leader.


Obama on fundraising trip to West Coast

(Associated Press)

Amid a swirl of foreign and border challenges, President Barack Obama is embarking on the one mission that has regularly proved a winner for him — raising money for his fellow Democrats.

Obama announces $100 million expansion of ‘My Brother’s Keeper’

President Obama announced more private investments aimed at improving the lives of young men of color