President Obama laid a wreath at the World War I memorial at Flanders Field on Wednesday, noting the war that tore apart Europe still echoes in conflicts 100 years later.
President Barack Obama
Sept. 24 Photo Brief: Beaujolais grape harvest begins, landslides in Philippines, UN General Assembly
The United Nations General Assembly continues in New York, monsoon rains cause landslides in the Philippines, refugees protest in Hong Kong and more in today’s daily brief.
On his first official visit to South Africa, U.S. President Barack Obama met the family of ailing former South African president Nelson Mandela on Saturday. Obama had reportedly wished to meet with Mandela himself, but the anti-apartheid hero has been in critical condition in a Pretoria hospital due to a lung infection. Outside the hospital and across the country, South Africans have been praying, leaving messages and lighting candles for their ill former president.
May 16 Photo Brief: Cannes film festival gets underway, rocket attacks in Syria, Texas recovers from tornadoes, the Museum of Modern Art gets wet
Texas assesses the damage after being hit with tornadoes, the stars come out as the Cannes Film Festival gets underway, Free Syrian Army fighters fire rockets at president loyalist troops, the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York opens the “Rain Room” and more in today’s daily brief.
Five living U.S. presidents met in Dallas for the dedication of the George W. Bush Presidential Center.
March 20 Photo Brief: A collection of Lindsay Lohan mugshots, President Obama visits Israel and tigers in London get a new home
President Barack Obama gets a warm welcome in Israel, London zoo builds a new enclosure for it’s Sumatran tigers,
a trip down memory lane with Lindsay Lohan’s various police mugshots and more in today’s daily brief.
With Election Day less than a week away, U.S. President Barack Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney have both intensified their campaigning efforts in the 2012 election’s key battleground states.
After some initial confusion from this morning’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling, the centerpiece of President’s Obama health care overhaul law has been upheld, which will require most Americans to purchase health insurance by 2014 or be subjected to a fine. The photos below present a timeline between August 2009 when President Obama began holding town hall meetings to discuss health insurance reform and today’s Supreme Court ruling.
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Baltimore Sun video editor Christopher T. Assaf visits the Oval Office after winning the Photography – Sports Action category in the White House News Photographer Association’s ‘Eyes of History’ contest.