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North Korea nuclear program

White House: President Obama, China's Xi agree that North Korea's planned ballistic missile test would represent a provocative, destabilizing action - Reuters

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North Korea nuclear program

White House: President Obama, China's Xi agreed, in phone conversation, to coordinate efforts to respond to North Korea's Jan. 6 nuclear test - Reuters

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Syrian civil war

With Syria's Assad regime poised to retake Aleppo from rebels, White House calls it a 'setback'; says a terrible humanitarian situation poised to get worse - @margbrennan

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Syrian civil war

White House says it 'welcomes' offer by Saudi Arabia to ramp up military commitments in Syria; Press Secretary Josh Earnest won't say if that involves taking up troop offer - @margbrennan

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White House (Executive Office of the President of the United States)

Upcoming: President Obama will deliver a statement on the economy and the January jobs report from the White House at 12:30 pm ET.

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Zika virus outbreak 2016

United States agrees to work with Colombia on Zika virus research and vaccine development, White House says - Reuters

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Syrian civil war

White House press secretary says he wouldn't rule out using airlifts to distribute food aid to those starving in besieged areas of Syria, but no plans yet - @margbrennan

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Libyan crisis (2011-present)

White House says if there is need to take unilateral action in Libya to protect American people, President Obama will not hesitate to do so - Reuters

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Takata air bag investigation

Senators Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., Ed Markey, D-Mass., sent letter to President Obama's administration to expand Takata airbag recall following death in December 2015 - New York Times

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White House (Executive Office of the President of the United States)

White House issues veto threats against bills HR 1675 on investment regulations

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Syrian civil war

White House says Secretary of State John Kerry will use Syria conference on Thursday in London to announce 'significant new contributions' to Syrian relief efforts - @markknoller

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North Korea

White House: US is confident the international community would regard any satellite launch by North Korea as an irresponsible, provocative act - Reuters

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Barack Obama

President Obama will seek an extra $1.1 billion to pay for drug treatment for people addicted to opioid medications and heroin, White House says - USA Today

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White House (Executive Office of the President of the United States)

Photo: President Obama, Vice President meet with the Cancer Moonshot Task Force - White House

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White House (Executive Office of the President of the United States)

White House: President Obama will meet with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Paul Ryan tomorrow, then host Ryan for lunch - @peterbakernyt

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Puerto Rico financial crisis

White House: President Obama likely to discuss international trade, Puerto Rico's fiscal crisis when he meets with House Speaker Paul Ryan, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell - Reuters

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White House (Executive Office of the President of the United States)

President Obama says he'll seek $4 billion in 2017 budget to help students learn computer skills - AP

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White House (Executive Office of the President of the United States)

White House: President Obama to host Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos on Feb. 4, Italian President Sergio Mattarella on Feb. 8

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US East Coast blizzard, January 2016

White House: East Coast blizzard delayed talks with Israel to expand military alliance but US officials to travel to Tel Aviv early next week - @margbrennan

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White House (Executive Office of the President of the United States)

President Obama's legislative affairs chief Katie Beirne Fallon stepping down, replaced by Amy Rosenbaum says White House - @DavidNakamura

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