By Roberta Rampton

Obama highlights climate progress at home before journey overseas

By Roberta Rampton HONOLULU (Reuters) - Preserving natural places will help the world adapt to warming temperatures, U.S. President Barack Obama said on Wednesday as he began a 10-day trip to stress the urgency of...

Thursday, September 1, 2016, 11:39 AM

Obama highlights climate progress at home before journey overseas

By Roberta Rampton HONOLULU (Reuters) - Preserving natural places will help the world adapt to warming temperatures, U.S. President Barack Obama said on Wednesday as he began a 10-day trip to stress the urgency of...

Thursday, September 1, 2016, 11:39 AM

Obama highlights climate progress at home before journey overseas

By Roberta Rampton HONOLULU (Reuters) - Preserving natural places will help the world adapt to warming temperatures, U.S. President Barack Obama said on Wednesday as he began a 10-day trip to stress the urgency of...

Thursday, September 1, 2016, 11:39 AM

Obama to highlight climate issues at home before journey overseas

By Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama on Wednesday embarked on a 10-day trip where he will stress the urgency of curbing climate change and try to achieve some final agreements with world leaders at a...

Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 8:07 PM

Obama to highlight climate issues at home before journey overseas

By Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama on Wednesday embarked on a 10-day trip where he will stress the urgency of curbing climate change and try to achieve some final agreements with world leaders at a...

Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 8:05 PM

Obama to highlight climate issues at home before journey overseas

By Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama on Wednesday embarked on a 10-day trip where he will stress the urgency of curbing climate change and try to achieve some final agreements with world leaders at a...

Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 8:05 PM

Climate change looms large in Obama's final trip to Asia

By Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON (Reuters) - When President Barack Obama sets out this week to meet world leaders in China and Laos during his final presidential trip to Asia, he will make an unusual stop along the way. With time running out for...

Monday, August 29, 2016, 9:20 PM

Climate change looms large in Obama's final trip to Asia

By Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON (Reuters) - When President Barack Obama sets out this week to meet world leaders in China and Laos during his final presidential trip to Asia, he will make an unusual stop along the way. With time running out for...

Monday, August 29, 2016, 9:19 PM

Obama expands Hawaii marine reserve in final push on climate

By Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama will dramatically expand the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument off the coast of Hawaii on Friday, the White House said, an action that will ban commercial fishing from more than 582,...

Friday, August 26, 2016, 11:33 AM

Obama to showcase TPP after trade deal demonized in campaign

By Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON (Reuters) - During a visit from Singapore's prime minister on Tuesday, President Barack Obama will extol the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal and commit to getting the deal done, a top White House official said on Friday,...

Friday, July 29, 2016, 9:26 PM

Obama slams suggestion of Muslim test in wake of Nice attack

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Friday, July 15, 2016, 4:10 PM

Obama responds to critics in conversation on race and police

By Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama on Thursday responded to critics who charged he has not done enough to show support for law enforcement officers after two years of protests against incidents of violence by police...

Thursday, July 14, 2016, 8:08 PM

Obama concerned over longer term global growth after Brexit

By Roberta Rampton OTTAWA (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama said on Wednesday he expects the world economy will be steady in the short run after Britain's decision to leave the European Union but expressed concern about longer term global growth...

Thursday, June 30, 2016, 6:31 AM

Obama concerned over longer term global growth after Brexit

By Roberta Rampton OTTAWA (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama said on Wednesday he expects the world economy will be steady in the short run after Britain's decision to leave the European Union but expressed concern about longer term global growth...

Thursday, June 30, 2016, 6:31 AM

Obama: Trump's rhetoric is xenophobic, not populist

By Roberta Rampton OTTAWA (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama is tired of hearing Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump described as a populist. The Democratic leader, who has made no secret of his dislike for the wealthy businessman's...

Thursday, June 30, 2016, 5:43 AM

Obama concerned over longer term global growth after Brexit

By Roberta Rampton OTTAWA (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama said on Wednesday he expects the world economy will be steady in the short run after Britain's decision to leave the European Union but expressed concern about longer term global growth...

Thursday, June 30, 2016, 1:52 AM

Obama concerned over longer term global growth after Brexit

By Roberta Rampton OTTAWA (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama said on Wednesday he expects the world economy will be steady in the short run after Britain's decision to leave the European Union but expressed concern about longer term global growth...

Thursday, June 30, 2016, 1:52 AM

Brexit crisis tops off rough stretch in Obama's push for legacy

By Roberta Rampton SEATTLE (Reuters) - The financial and political fallout from Britain's vote to leave the European Union has added to a string of setbacks for President Barack Obama as he works to burnish his legacy before his presidency ends...

Saturday, June 25, 2016, 9:07 PM

Brexit crisis tops off rough stretch in Obama's push for legacy

By Roberta Rampton SEATTLE (Reuters) - The financial and political fallout from Britain's vote to leave the European Union has added to a string of setbacks for President Barack Obama as he works to burnish his legacy before his presidency ends...

Saturday, June 25, 2016, 9:07 PM

Obama tries to limit fallout from British EU exit vote

By Roberta Rampton PALO ALTO, Calif. (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama on Friday tried to limit the fallout from Britain's vote to leave the European Union, which threatens to harm the U.S. economic recovery, derail his trade agenda and distract U.S....

Saturday, June 25, 2016, 8:53 PM