Twenty House and Senate members will accompany President Obama on this week's trip to Africa, according to White House officials, the latest sign of the White House's effort to build a closer rapport with Congress.
Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi will join President Obama in a news conference Friday at the White House after their private meeting.
Obama will have a busy April meeting with world leaders
President Obama called Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday to congratulate him on winning his country's election Tuesday.
In an interview Monday with VICE, President Obama spoke of changing American attitudes on issues ranging from climate change to marijuana decriminalization.
President Obama tells Grammy viewers Sunday night when it comes to rape, “It’s not okay – and it has to stop."
The White House is taking on climate skeptics directly this year, by seating in the first lady's box a scientist who's studied sea level rise.
The White House estimated that the cost of the program would be about $60 billion over 10 years.
The president acknowledged in an interview that the United States relied too much on the Iraqi army to meet the threat.
More details have been released about the mission and purpose of the Obama library.