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Pres. Obama was slammed by critics after saying, "We don't have a strategy yet," on Syrian airstrikes. In an interview with Wolf Blitzer, White House press secretary Josh Earnest follows up and explains what the President was trying to say.
In a speech before the American Legion, President Obama details how his administration will rectify shortfalls in caring for veterans - even as a new report slams the VA for its deadly wait lists. CNN's Jim Acosta reports.
In a lengthy news conference with reporters Wednesday, President Obama defended Israel's right to defend itself against rocket attacks from Hamas, saying he had no sympathy for the group classified as a terrorist organization by the U.S.
He does, however, have "great sympathy" for the ordinary people struggling in Gaza, he said, as he laid out the U.S. goals to end the violence.
After accusing Russia of sending more weapons to separatists and violating an arms ban treaty, the United States is slapping Russia with more sanctions. Michelle Kosinski takes a look at the new sanctions President Obama laid out Tuesday.
Jim Acosta reports that President Obama is set to attend West Coast fundraisers despite the crises in Gaza and Ukraine.
CNN's Jim Acosta looks at how the President spent Memorial Day weekend.
Weeks after CNN broke the story of deadly wait times at VA hospitals, President Barack Obama claimed that his administration has improved services for veterans, from job opportunities to VA funding. CNN's Tom Foreman investigates.
Scorching heat and stronger hurricanes, floods and fires, torrential downpours and droughts: The White House is warning in a brand new report that the effects of climate change are here and only getting worse. CNN's Brian Todd investigates the report.
President Obama continues his tour of East Asia as the U.S. "pivots" to focus on the region. But one country is not laying out the red carpet for the President - and instead escalated tensions by conducting live-fire exercises. North Korea loves saber-rattling, but how powerful is their military? Here's a look at all the firepower they have stockpiled.