Obama's Final Days As President

President Obama's days as commander in chief are numbered, but that hasn't stopped him from making some last-minute moves.


Obama Commutes His Last Batch Of Federal Sentences

By Matt Picht | January 19, 2017

President Obama has commuted sentences for another group of federal inmates, bringing his total commutation count to 1,715.

Obama's Parting Letter To The American People

Obama's Parting Letter To The American People

By Sabrina Russello | January 19, 2017

In true President Obama fashion, the letter focuses on hope, optimism and change.

President Obama's Last Press Conference Was Full Of Worry

By Stephanie Liebergen | January 18, 2017

After covering foreign and domestic policy issues, President Obama shared what issues he's worried about moving forward.

Obama Gives $500M To Green Climate Fund Before Trump Takes Office

By Ryan Biek | January 18, 2017

The international organization helps developing countries implement clean energy technologies.

President Obama Commutes Chelsea Manning's Prison Sentence

By Matt Picht | January 17, 2017

Obama's act of clemency means Manning will be out of prison in a few months, rather than in 2045.

The Obamas Donated Malia And Sasha's Old Swingset To A Family Shelter

The Obamas Donated Malia And Sasha's Old Swingset To A Family Shelter

By Danielle Dieterich | January 17, 2017

"Malia and Sasha's Castle" has a new home at Jobs Have Priority Naylor Road Family Shelter.

These New Monuments Make Us Remember Some Dark Parts Of US History

By Lindsey Pulse | January 13, 2017

Obama says the monuments are meant to preserve critical moments in our nation's past.

Obama Ends Policy Making It Easier For Cubans To Immigrate To The US

By Grant Suneson | January 12, 2017

With the end of the "wet foot/dry foot" policy, Cuban immigrants will no longer have preferential treatment.

Obama Surprises Biden With Presidential Medal Of Freedom

By Lauren Stephenson | January 12, 2017

Vice President Joe Biden, visibly touched, said he "had no inkling."

Chelsea Manning On Obama's Commutation 'Short List'

Chelsea Manning On Obama's Commutation 'Short List'

By Jake Jones | January 11, 2017

A Justice Department source told NBC News that Chelsea Manning is on President Obama's "short list" of commutations in his final days of presidency.

Thousands Of Obama Supporters Give 44th President A Chi-Town Send-Off

By Cody LaGrow | January 11, 2017

More than 18,000 people gathered at a Chicago venue to watch President Barack Obama's farewell address.

Obama Took Time From His Last Days In Office To Be In A Wedding

Obama Took Time From His Last Days In Office To Be In A Wedding

By Danielle Dieterich | January 11, 2017

Marvin Nicholson and Helen Pajcic both worked on the Obama campaign and for his administration.

Obama Has A Job Waiting For Him As Spotify's 'President Of Playlists'

By Briana Koeneman | January 10, 2017

Spotify posted a job listing for a "president of playlists." And it's pretty clear who the ideal candidate would be.

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