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With Russia exerting its influence over parts of Ukraine, the White House on Thursday issued a stern admonition to Moscow to refrain from "provocative actions" that could plunge the region into deeper chaos.
President Obama has admitted to smoking weed and cigarettes in years past, but he's never puffed on an electronic cigarette.
Tuesday brought a fresh reminder that the more-than-decade-long conflict in Afghanistan will not conclude on U.S. terms, with the Obama administration revealing it’s planning for a complete withdrawal from the troubled country at the end of the year.
The White House said Saturday it is closely monitoring events in Ukraine and said it would work with Russia to support a "unified" nation amid concerns the country could split in two.
The Obama administration on Friday called for quick implementation of an agreement between Ukraine's president and the opposition to end violence, yet warned the deal was fragile and that it could prove difficult to persuade hard-line protesters to lay down their weapons.
President Obama spoke with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, on Friday afternoon to discuss the violence in Ukraine and the recent deal to begin de-escalating the situation there.
For very different reasons, Chinese government officials and the White House press corps both raised objections to President Obama's meeting Friday with the Dalai Lama.
The White House declined an opportunity Tuesday to jump on a stinging United Nations report documenting mass crimes against humanity by the regime in North Korea, despite its past criticisms of Pyongyang.
The family of the lone known U.S. prisoner of war says it's "cautiously optimistic" about reported renewed efforts by President Barack Obama's administration to win his freedom.