The White House

It’s been a chaotic first 30 days for President Trump and his administration. Here’s a look at some of the president’s more controversial decisions and statements in February. TRUMP SIGNS EXECUTIVE ORDER FOR HCBUs: President Trump on Tuesday signed an executive order that commits to a request by the United Negro College Fund that Trump move […]

President Barack Obama held a day of action at the White House on Friday.

Four of the “Final Five” Olympic gymnasts represented at the White House on Thursday (Sept. 29). Laurie Hernandez, Aly Raisman, Simone Biles and Madison Kocian joined the 2016 U.S. Olympic and Paralympic teams being honored by President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama for their success in the Rio Olympic Games. Unfortunately, teammate Gabby Douglas was […]

90-year-old Opal Lee is walking to D.C to urge the US Congress to make Juneteenth a National Day of Observance, before President Obama leaves office. “I started my walk September 1st. I started out thinking I need to see President Obama and ask him why. In all of the eight years he’s been in office he hasn’t […]

getty image: First Lady Michelle Obama will host the 2016 Kids’ “State Dinner,” welcoming the 56 winners of this year’s Healthy Lunchtime Challenge. The aspiring young chefs and a parent or guardian will join the First Lady for a healthy lunch, featuring a selection of the winning recipes, and a performance by Walt Disney World […]

Today marked the very first United State of Women Summit at The White House led by President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama. As expected, the event attracted some of the most powerful, educated and elegant ladies in the country as they gathered to talk about worldwide women’s equality and other women-related topics. The […]

The Secret Service says the White House has returned to normal operations after being placed on lockdown early Monday afternoon. Secret Service spokesman Robert Hoback says someone at about 12:15 p.m. threw a metal object over the north fence along Pennsylvania Avenue and was arrested without incident. Hoback did not identify the person, though a […]

President Barack Obama paid tribute Wednesday to Ray Charles and the late singer-songwriter’s unmistakable “singular sound” that the president said continues to influence generations of musicians. Obama noted that Charles grew up in the segregated South, his early years colored by poverty and tragedy. But, the president said, Charles had two things working in his […]

“At the White House, our digital strategy centers around meeting people where they are. This decentralized approach, in response to the proliferation of social media, aims to provide the American people with a multitude of ways to engage with their government. Today, we're excited to announce that this push is continuing, with the debut of the White House’s Official Story on Snapchat."

White House photographer Pete Souza has been photographing President Barack Obama throughout his administration, and when it comes to picking photos for his “Year in…