Barack Obama took office as the first African-American president of the United States of America in January 2009.
Barack Obama was the 44th president of the US. After a four-year term, he was re-elected in 2012. In 2009, the same year he took office, he received the Nobel Peace Prize. DW covered Obama's election campaigns and the main issues related to his presidency at home and abroad. This is a collection of DW's content on the former president.
The court gave President Donald Trump a victory by upholding his policy that blocks many transgender people from serving in the military. It lifts lower court rulings that barred the policy from taking effect.
The US Secret Service intercepted potentially explosive packages sent to Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton. It's too early to focus on details, but not to conclude they come as no surprise in the wake of Trump's behavior.
Thousands of Americans and many foreign dignitaries paid their respects to the late John McCain in a week of remembrance that was capped with a service at Washington's National Cathedral. Why was he so revered?
John McCain's farewell letter to the US has been released. It comes as President Trump, bowing to pressure, ordered the US flag above the White House returned to half mast in honor of the late senator.