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Ellen DeGeneres, Magic Johnson, Nick Jonas Among Celebs at Obama's 55th Birthday Party at the White House
President Barack Obama celebrated his 55th birthday Friday night with a star-studded, blowout birthday bash at the White House. Although the hand-picked guest list was not released in advance, and the majority of guests did not confirm they were attending, nor post anything on social media about
Republican National Convention 2016: Fact-Checking Donald Trump and Other Speakers
Donald Trump took to the stage at the Republican National Convention Thursday night and offered a stinging indictment of his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton as well as the legacy of the Obama administration. He made several claims about both, so ABC News decided to fact-check them, as well as the
Benghazi Committee Report: What to Know
The House Select Committee on Benghazi released its 800-page report Tuesday on the 2012 attacks in Libya that left four Americans dead, wrapping up its two-year, $7 million investigation. The report did not challenge the main conclusions of previous investigations, and includes new findings about
How Obama's Vietnam Visit Became About China
President Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry are in Vietnam this week for a trip the White House says is aimed at rebalancing its interests in the Asia-Pacific region and expanding revitalized commercial relations with the country. But just as soon as the president made good on that and
What the 'Serial' Podcast Revealed About Ex-Taliban Captive Bowe Bergdahl
We've reached the final and 11th episode of the second season of the most popular podcast in America, "Serial." This season intricately explored the high-profile case of U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. He left his outpost in Afghanistan and was held captive by the Taliban for five years until his
President Obama Grim as He Receives News of Brussels Terror Attacks in White House Photo
In this White House photo, President Barack Obama is grim as he receives an update on this morning's terror attacks in Brussels, Belgium. The president can be seen listening intently as he puts business on hold while on a historic visit to Cuba . He is flanked by National Security Advisor Susan E.
North Korea Missile Launch 'Strongly Condemned' by United Nations Security Council
North Korea 's long-range missile launch has been "strongly" and unanimously condemned by members of the United Nations Security Council today. During an emergency meeting over the launch today, council members "restated their intent to develop significant" new sanctions against North Korea for
North Korea Successfully Launches Long-Range Missile, U.S. Officials Confirm
US officials say North Korea has successfully launched a long-range missile, apparently into space, and condemned the move as another provocation from the country. "U.S. Strategic Command systems detected and tracked what we assess was a North Korean missile launch into space" said a statement from
White House: No Indication San Bernardino Shooters Were 'Part of a Broader Terrorist Cell'
The FBI has no indication the San Bernardino shooters were part of a larger terrorist cell, according to a readout of a briefing attended by President Obama today. The White House shared photos of a Situation Room meeting from this morning attended by the president and his national security team.
President Obama: Overcoming Fear 'Most Powerful Tool' to Fight ISIS
The “most powerful tool” to fight ISIS is to prevent the group's recent terror attacks in Paris from injecting fear in communities or governments around the world, President Obama said Sunday during his trip to Malaysia . “We do not succumb to fear,” Obama said during a news conference closing out