Barack Obama


  • WASHINGTON, Sept 26- The Obama administration urged the international community Friday to view outbreaks of Ebola, MERS and other deadly diseases as global security threats that require broad and rapid responses to protect the safety of populations and economies.

  • Modi in America: India's top man goes on tour Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 10:23 AM ET
    India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi comes out of a meeting room to receive his Bhutanese counterpart, Tshering Tobgay, before the start of their bilateral meeting in New Delhi.

    The Indian prime minister is being welcomed by corporate executives, Indian Americans and, most importantly, Barack Obama.

  • Special Ops grill bitcoin for its terror fight Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 10:20 AM ET

    The U.S. military hosted a meeting Monday to find out if so-called cryptocurrencies are being used by U.S. adversaries around the world.

  • Cramer: Obama hawk on Russia     Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 9:10 AM ET

    As stocks look to recover losses, CNBC's Jim Cramer and David Faber discuss how Ukraine and Russia are impacting global markets. Cramer says President Obama has been the strongest against Russia.

  • BEIRUT, Sept 26- Al Qaeda's affiliate in Syria, the Nusra Front, is facing mounting pressure from its own members to reconcile with its rival Islamic State and confront a common enemy after U.S.-led air strikes hit both groups this week.

  • *Medicaid expansion key part of Obama's healthcare reform. Up to a dozen states, including several led by Republicans, could move forward with plans to expand coverage under Medicaid after the November elections. Texas Governor Rick Perry once said expanding Medicaid would be similar to "adding a thousand people to the Titanic."

  • On Thursday, Norwegian oil firm Statoil said it will postpone its 40,000 barrels-a-day Corner project for at least three years, possibly indefinitely. While a handful of other projects have also been delayed or canceled this year, due in part to rising costs, Statoil is the first company to explicitly cite "limited pipeline access" as a reason.

  • Attorney General Eric Holder to resign Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 4:55 PM ET
    President Barack Obama stands with Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. who announced his resignation today, September 25, 2014 in Washington.

    President Barack Obama announced the resignation of Attorney General Eric Holder.

  • No decision on next AG: Javers     Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 4:36 PM ET

    President Obama has announced U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is stepping down, and CNBC's Eamon Javers provides insight to the process to confirming the next AG.

  • Pres. Obama: Holder's done superb job     Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 4:31 PM ET

    In announcing U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder's resignation, President Obama outlines his success over his time in office.

  • President Obama announces U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is stepping down, saying he has served in the Justice Department for parts of 6 presidential administrations.

  • US & allies bomb oil refineries     Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 3:15 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood reports the U.S. and its allies are bombing oil refineries in Syria to cut of financing and fuel to ISIS.

  • NEW YORK/ BEIRUT, Sept 25- French fighter jets struck Islamic State targets in Iraq on Thursday and the United States hit them in Syria, as a U.S.-led coalition to fight the militants gained momentum with an announcement that Britain would join.

  • President Obama calls for more action on Ebola Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 11:38 AM ET

    President Barack Obama said in a speech in the United Nations that more funding and awareness is needed, NBC News reports.

  • White House: Personnel announcement scheduled     Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 11:13 AM ET

    U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is expected to announce he will step down at an announcement with President Obama at 4:30 this afternoon, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • AG Eric Holder to step down: Report     Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 10:50 AM ET

    According to NBC's Pete Williams, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has plans to announce later today he will step down, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • A new test for Obama: Bringing nations together Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 10:24 AM ET
    President Barack Obama speaks at the 69th United Nations General Assembly on Sept. 24, 2014.

    Wrangling support against extremists will require every bit of the talent for outreach that Barack Obama's supporters have long seen in him.

  • India launches campaign to boost manufacturing Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 7:01 AM ET

    The "Make in India" campaign, complete with a slick web page and a logo depicting a prowling lion, is as much an advertisement as a promise to streamline bureaucracy and become more investor friendly. He portrayed India as offering democratic values, a demographic dividend of a growing and youthful population and strong demand.

  • India's Modi looks to big US welcome, mended ties Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 2:06 AM ET

    NEW DELHI— When India's prime minister visits the United States this week, he'll see a welcome normally reserved for rock stars— a sold-out appearance at Madison Square Garden.

  • Obama's ISIS plan still unclear: Pro     Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 7:32 PM ET

    Andrew Tabler, Senior Fellow, Program on Arab Politics at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, discusses President Obama's address at the U.N. General Assembly.