U.S. President Trump cancels Britain trip, blames predecessor for poor London embassy deal

U.S. President Donald Trump canceled a trip to London scheduled for next month to open a new embassy, saying he did not want to endorse what he understood was an Obama-era decision to move out of the old one. The cancellation is a further blow to relations between the allies. More than a year into… Read More U.S. President Trump cancels Britain trip, blames predecessor for poor London embassy deal

President Obama gives Kanye West some advice on his presidential ambition

President Obama gave some advice on running for president to Kanye West on Saturday while speaking at a DNC fundraiser in San Francisco where the rapper performed. “A little bit later you’re going to hear from a guy who I hear has been talking about launching a potential political career,” Obama said to the crowd… Read More President Obama gives Kanye West some advice on his presidential ambition

President Obama nominates openly gay man to lead the Army

President Barack Obama on Friday nominated Eric K. Fanning to be secretary of the Army, which could make him the first openly gay secretary of a U.S. military branch. The U.S. Senate must confirm Fanning before he can lead the Army. “Eric brings many years of proven experience and exceptional leadership to this new role,”… Read More President Obama nominates openly gay man to lead the Army

Lawmakers react to the renaming of Mt. McKinley

The Obama administration’s decision to rename North America’s highest summit from Mount McKinley to its traditional Native American name, Denali, has divided lawmakers along geographical lines. Many lawmakers from McKinley’s home state of Ohio were furious with the announcement Sunday, while Alaskan legislators welcomed the decision, which reverts the mountain back to its original name… Read More Lawmakers react to the renaming of Mt. McKinley

President Obama plans to rename the highest mountain in U.S.A

To hear the White House describe Alaska, the state has become the canary in the climate change coal mine, complete with raging wildfires, accelerating ice melt in the arctic, vanishing glaciers and whole villages forced to relocate away from rising seas. President Barack Obama will carry that urgent message to Alaska this week in the… Read More President Obama plans to rename the highest mountain in U.S.A