All posts tagged "White House"

  • President Barack Obama looks at reporters during a news conference in the East Room of the White House, Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014, in Washington. Obama is telling Americans who voted for change: "I hear you." The president said the Republican victories Tuesday in the midterm elections are a sign they want Washington "to get the job done."   (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
    White House picks Calif. site for meeting with Asian leaders

    HONOLULU (AP) — The White House says leaders from Southeast Asia will gather in California in mid-February for their association’s first summit in the United States. President Barack Obama had announced in Malaysia last month that the...

    • Posted December 30, 2015
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  • Chinese President Xi Jinping and President Barack Obama toast during a State Dinner, Friday, Sept. 25, 2015, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
    China’s Xi calls state visit ‘unforgettable’

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest developments from the state visit that President Barack Obama is hosting for Chinese President Xi Jinping. All times local: 8:30 p.m. It’s time for the dinner toasts at Friday’s lavish state dinner...

    • Posted September 25, 2015
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  • President Barack Obama, right, and first lady  Michelle Obama wait for the arrival of Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan for a State Dinner at the White House in Washington, Friday, Sept. 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
    Michelle Obama chooses Vera Wang gown for China State Dinner

    WASHINGTON (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama chose a dress by a Chinese-American designer for Friday’s White House dinner for Chinese President Xi Jinping. Mrs. Obama wore a custom-made black, off-the-shoulder mermaid gown by Vera Wang Collection...

    • Posted September 25, 2015
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    Korean American leadership conference to be held in White House

    By Christine Ha A two-day Korean American leadership conference will open inside the White House starting Oct. 23, according to the Council of Korean Americans. Participants will include notable Koreans in politics, finance, social services and culture....

    • Posted August 17, 2015
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    Top Chef Kristen Kish attends LGBT Pride Month reception at the White House

    Top Chef winner Kristen Kish, center, and her girlfriend Jacqueline Westbrook, right, pose for photos during a reception to celebrate LGBT Pride Month in the East Room of the White House, on Wednesday, June 24,...

    • Posted June 25, 2015
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  • President Barack Obama speaks in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Doug Mills, Pool)
    White House: North Korea is different from Cuba

    (Yonhap) — The United States has no intention of seeking the kind of diplomatic engagement it pursued with Cuba in dealing with North Korea because Pyongyang has nuclear and missile programs, the White House said Thursday. “Our...

    • Posted December 19, 2014
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  • First lady Michelle Obama, second from right, joined by her daughters Sasha Obama, left, and Malia Obama, waves to the press after welcoming the Official White House Christmas Tree to the White House in Washington, Friday, Nov. 28, 2014. This year’s White House Christmas Tree, which will be on display in the Blue Room, is a White Fir grown by Chris Botek, a second generation Christmas tree farmer from Crystal Spring Tree Farm in Lehighton, Penn. Dogs Bo and Sunny also participated. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
    Official Christmas tree arrives at White House

    WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at the White House now that the official tree has arrived. A horse-drawn wagon hauled the 20-foot white fir up the driveway to the North Portico...

    • Posted November 28, 2014
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