The White House's latest tenant invited over Architectural Digest magazine for a rare and personal look at his version of the Oval Office.
Biden says he knew he had a lot on the line during his 31-hour dash to Tel Aviv. Now he'll follow that with an Oval Office speech to push for foreign spending, another gamble he can't afford to lose.
For all the formality of an Oval Office address, the partial shutdown is no closer to being over, and Democrats and Republicans are living in very different worlds when it comes to immigration policy.
Roughly half of HBCUs have a freshman class where three-quarters of the students are from low-income backgrounds, while just 1 percent of non-HBCUs serve as high a percentage of low-income students.
"When your team loses, everybody gets deflated, and it's hard and it's challenging," the president said. "I think it's a healthy thing for the Democratic Party to go through some reflection."
Using a rare Oval Office address, the president called last week's deadly San Bernardino shooting "an act of terrorism" and outlined how the U.S. is working to combat the growing threat from ISIS.
"The threat from terrorism is real, but we will overcome it," Obama said, aiming to calm American anxiety over the danger posed by the Islamic State. He warned Americans not to give in to fear.
The president will address the nation Sunday night at 8 p.m. with an update on the recent mass shooting in California — and the issue of terrorism more broadly.