Barack Obama

The historic gate of the famous Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Dreamstime
July 03, 2018 - 12:46 pm
By Laura Jarrett and Clare Foran, CNN (CNN) -- The Trump administration is planning to rescind a set of Obama-era policies that promote using race to achieve diversity in schools, a source familiar with the plans tells CNN. While the decision does not change current US law on affirmative action, it...
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an Army soldier, right, and a Marine stand in front of the gates that separate the Cuban side from the Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base
AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa
June 07, 2018 - 9:41 pm
By Ben Fox, Associated Press GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba (AP) — A new dining hall for guards at the Guantanamo Bay detention center has a shimmering view of the Caribbean and a lifespan of 20 years. Barracks scheduled to start getting built next year are meant to last five decades. And the...
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Michelle and Barack Obama
AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File
May 21, 2018 - 2:20 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Barack and Michelle Obama are getting into the television business with Monday's announcement that they had signed a multi-year deal with Netflix. The former president and first lady have formed their own production company, Higher Ground Productions, for the material. In announcing...
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The distinctive Amy Sherald painting of the former first lady, unveiled at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery last month
CNN/Pool
March 28, 2018 - 2:10 pm
(CNN) -- They may have passed a $1.3 trillion deficit-busting spending bill last week, but lawmakers have found at least one area to cut back: oil paintings. Republican Sen. Bill Cassidy's wish has come true, with President Donald Trump signing his Eliminating Government-Funded Oil-Painting -- or...
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