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In first major test, Obama overrules new team

09/03/2013 1:17am
For President Barack Obama's new foreign policy advisers, the first test of their willingness to undertake military action wound up being a stark lesson in the president's ability to overrule them all.

Kerry says chem weapons attacks number in 'teens'

09/03/2013 4:46pm
The Obama administration is now saying that the number of chemical weapons attacks by Syrian government forces is in the "teens" and that rebels put the number even higher.

Obama to meet with Xi, Hollande in Russia

09/03/2013 5:35pm
The White House says President Barack Obama will meet privately this week with Chinese President Xi Jinping (shee jihn-peeng) and French President Francois Hollande (frahn-SWAH' oh-LAWND').