Former President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle returned to the White House on Wednesday to unveil their portraits. Traditionally, the current president hosts his predecessor for the ceremony but Donald Trump decided to give it a skip
Joe Biden recently added Willow, a green-eyed tabby from Pennsylvania to the White House family, the first feline tenant since President George W Bush's controversially named India. Here's a look at the other presidential pets in America
Nawaaz Ahmed on new book Radiant Fugitives and finding his place as a gay Indian-American Muslim in a polarised world
Nawaaz Ahmed talks about his debut novel, homosexuality, Islamophobia, and how the personal is political and the political, personal.
HBO docuseries on Barack Obama is an assiduously constructed study on former US president's clash of identities
Obama: In Pursuit of a More Perfect Union has no qualms scrutinizing former US president's cultural authenticity as a Black leader, his political idealism, and his defiant diplomacy in the face of racial inequity.
Picking Klain, who had also played a central role in the economic recovery plan under Obama, underscores the importance the Biden administration will place on the COVID response
Former White House officials urge Trump administration to commencement ‘post-election transition process’
The call from the Centre for Presidential Transition advisory board comes as the General Services Administration has yet to formally recognise Joe Biden as the president-elect
Donald Trump orders ‘total declassification’ of documents related to alleged Russian interference in 2016 presidential polls
The documents mentioned Hillary Clinton’s purported plan to tie Trump to Russia as ‘means of distracting the public from her use of a private email server’
Cyber attackers had hacked into the Twitter accounts of high profile users, including Barack Obama, Joe Biden and Jeff Bezos, in a purported Bitcoin scam.
NASA planted the seeds for a commercial program, starting a competition for companies to send cargo to the International Space Station.
US Election 2020: Joe Biden continues virtual campaign from home during lockdown as worries over fundraising, digital presence pile up
Joe Biden has no foreseeable plans to resume in-person campaigning amid a pandemic that is testing whether a national presidential election can be won by a candidate communicating almost entirely from home
'Response to coronavirus crisis has been anemic, spotty': Barack Obama slams Donald Trump's handling of pandemic in leaked call
Former President Barack Obama described President Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic as chaotic in a conference call with former members of his administration
Joe Biden wins South Carolina primary with African-American community’s support; aims for nationwide Super Tuesday
Joe Biden scored a thundering victory in South Carolina’s Democratic primary on Saturday, riding a wave of African American support and ending progressive rival Bernie Sanders' winning streak
Chinook, Apache helicopters to participate in Republic Day flypast for first time; IAF tableau to showcase five aircraft, missile systems
Newly-inducted stealth attack helicopter Apache and transport chopper Chinook will take part in the Republic Day flypast for the first time, while a model of Rafale jet will be showcased as part of the IAF's tableau
Lacks of funds forces Julián Castro to drop out of 2020 presidential race; rising Democrat star was first to call for Trump’s impeachment
Former Obama housing secretary Julián Castro, the only Latino in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary race, ended his campaign Thursday after a yearlong run in which he pushed his rivals on immigration and took big swings in debates but struggled to break through with voters
The first-ever Indian American to be included in the portrait gallery, Nooyi said it sends the message to the people that the US is a great country to make your future in.
Cokie Roberts, the daughter of politicians and a pioneering journalist died on Tuesday of complications from breast cancer. She was 75.
Twenty-two US states, seven cities sue Donald Trump administration for dismantling environmental regulations
A coalition of 22 US states and seven cities on Tuesday sued Donald Trump's administration to block it from easing restrictions on coal-burning power plants.
American, 33, who was deported to El Salvador two years ago returns home; ‘We’re whole again, we’re a family’, says his wife
A 33-year-old father of two American-born children was allowed to return to the US on Monday, two years after being deported to El Salvador. Jose Escobar was welcomed at Houston's Bush Intercontinental Airport by a group of supporters. In February 2017, shortly after Trump took office and widened the priorities for detaining and deporting immigrants without authorization, Escobar was arrested during what was supposed to be a routine ICE check-in.
'US was built by immigrants': Donald Trump pitches himself to Hispanic voters as pro-migrants ahead of 2020 presidential bid
US President Donald Trump pitched himself to Hispanic voters on Thursday during an interview with the US Spanish-language network. 'I love immigrants,' Trump said, when presenter Jose Diaz-Balart asked the President about his administration's policies on child separation, the DACA program and his 'zero-tolerance' border plans. He also said he believes 2020 Hispanic voters will appreciate his strong stances on Venezuela and Cuba.
Plan to revoke H-4 visas, granted to spouses of H-1B holders, yet to take final shape; rule-making process not complete yet
The decision of the US administration under Donald Trump to rescind work authorisation for H-4 visa holders is not final yet.