Barack Obama

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Obamas Unveil Design, Goals for New Presidential Library

The former president and first lady envision the Obama Presidential Center as a "hub for the community."

President Donald Trump looks on during a joint press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the White House on March 17, 2017, in Washington, D.C.

Trump Policies Hamper U.S. Ability to Meet Paris Climate Goals

A transition away from fossil fuels could boost the world economy by $19 trillion.

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Obamas Ink Mammoth Book Deals with Penguin Random House

The former president and first lady signed book deals that reportedly total nearly $65 million.

President Donald Trump signs H.J. Res. 38, disapproving the Stream Protection Rule on February 16, 2017, in Washington, D.C. He is surrounded by coal miners and opponents of the original rule.

Trump Removes Obama-Era Regulation on Coal Industry

It is the administration's second repeal this week of climate regulation that was created by the last administration.

President Donald Trump speaks during a listening session with the Retail Industry Leaders Association and member company chief executive officers in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on February 15, 2017, in Washington, D.C.

Trump Signs First Major Rollback of Obama-Era Climate Regulations

The president did say that for every new regulation, he'd remove at least two.

President Donald J. Trump speaks to Democratic and Republican Senators about his Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch in the White House on February 9, 2017.

Trump Named as Defendant in Landmark Federal Climate Suit

Aji Piper, 16, plaintiff: “I am hopeful that our case will reverse or prevent all damage our current president may inflict."

The border wall on July 6, 2012, in Nogales, Arizona. President Donald Trump wants to expand this wall, which currently separates Guadalupe García de Rayos from her husband and two children after she was deported yesterday (February 8).

ICE Deports Mexican Mom, Separates Her From Children

"No one, no one, should go to through the pain of packing [their mother’s] suitcase," said Guadalupe García de Rayos's 14-year-old daughter.

Former President Barack Obama holds the last news conference of his presidency in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House January 18, 2017, in Washington, D.C.

Republicans Begin to Repeal Obama's Environmental Legacy

Goodbye, stream protection from coal mining and the disclosure of extraction companies' payments to foreign entities.

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How Your Faves Really Feel About the #Inauguration

The Obamas' departure from the White House and Donald Trump's first day as president compelled many entertainers of color to speak their minds on social media. They didn't hold back.

U.S. President Barack Obama walks out of the White House before boarding Marine One and departing to Louisiana August 23, 2016, in Washington, DC. Obama will survey historic flooding that has damaged more almost 70,000 homes and killed at least 13 people.

President Obama Commutes More Sentences, Twitter Says #FreeEmAll

Will the president use his last days in office to free all political prisoners?

President Barack Obama waves to local people cheering for him after attending a service event for Martin Luther King Jr. Day at the Jobs Have Priority Naylor Road Family Shelter January 16, 2017, in Washington, D.C.

President Obama Transfers Half a Billion Into Climate Fund

The $500 million will help developing nations brace for and adapt to climate change.

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President Obama Ends 'Wet Foot, Dry Foot' Policy for Cuban Immigrants

The decades-old policy allowed most Cuban immigrants to remain in the U.S., regardless of how they entered the country.

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If You Only Watch One Moment From President Obama's Farewell Speech, Make It This One

“When minority groups voice discontent, they’re not just engaging in reverse racism or practicing political correctness. When they wage peaceful protest, they’re not demanding special treatment but the equal treatment that our founders promised.”

President Barack Obama walks to Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House on January 7, 2017, in Washington, D.C.

President Obama Urges Trump to Support Clean Energy in Academic Journal

"We have long known, on the basis of a massive scientific record, that the urgency of acting to mitigate climate change is real and cannot be ignored."

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Key and Peele Bring Back President Obama, Luther for Gloriously Angry Farewell

"I got my eye on you, p****-grabber!" Luther warned the incoming president.

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WATCH: President Obama Describes His 'Toughest Day' in Office in New Promo

History will air "The 44th President: In His Own Words," on January 15.

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WATCH: 'SNL' Honors Obama with 'Christmas in Hollis' Parody

Keenan Thompson, Leslie Jones and musical guest Chance the Rapper dropped bars in "Jingle Barack."

U.S. President Barack Obama walks out of the White House before boarding Marine One and departing to Louisiana August 23, 2016, in Washington, DC. Obama will survey historic flooding that has damaged more almost 70,000 homes and killed at least 13 people.

Faith Leaders Press President Obama to Pardon Immigrants, Nonviolent Offenders

PICO National Network: “Responding in this moment means raising our voices in support of vulnerable families and pushing President Obama to use his powers to protect those who will be most impacted when he leaves office.”

This Pollster Says Racist Backlash Following Obama Presidency Was a Given

Cornell Belcher: “There is a transfer of power that’s going to happen, and the question is, is it going to be peaceful or is it going to be one that destroys us?”

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President Barack Obama Addresses Trump, Racism on 'The Daily Show'

The president also explains why you should sign up for Obamacare while you still can.