×
Breaking News apps
Find out first with the Breaking News app
Download our free app for Android, Windows Phone, and more

Sony cyberattack 2014

White House National Security Council spokesman: 'The government of North Korea has a long history of denying responsibility for destructive and provocative actions. If the North Korean government wants to help, they can admit their culpability and compensate Sony for the damages this attack caused' - @Reuters

51 WHOA!

Sony cyberattack 2014

US stands by assertion that North Korean government was behind Sony hack after country's denial, White House National Security Council spokesman says - @Reuters

52 WHOA!

Sony cyberattack 2014

Report: Government agencies presented White House with list of options to respond to North Korean hack on Sony, officials say - @cnnbrk

43 WHOA!

The White House, Washington, DC, US

Photo: Marine One flies over National Christmas Tree to land at White House to pick up Obamas leaving on Hawaii vacation - @markknoller

35 WHOA!

White House

White House press secretary on decision to call on only women during President Obama's press conference: 'there are many women from a variety of news organizations who day-in and day-out do the hard work of covering the president ... As the questioner list started to come together, we realized that we had a unique opportunity to highlight that fact at the president's closely-watched, end of the year news conference' - @NBCNews

End of alert
29 WHOA!

politics

President Obama: 'America knows how to solve problems, and when we work together we can't be stopped' - live video

End of alert
23 WHOA!

Sony cyberattack 2014

President Obama says there is no indication North Korea worked with anyone else in Sony cyber attack - live video

End of alert
32 WHOA!

US-Cuba relations

President Obama says Cuba is still a regime that oppresses its people, doesn't 'expect overnight changes' - live video

End of alert
16 WHOA!

Sony cyberattack 2014

President Obama says he thinks Sony made a mistake in not releasing 'The Interview' - live video

End of alert
126 WHOA!

politics

President Obama says, 'I want to work with this new Congress to get things done' - @TheFix

15 WHOA!

Obama 2nd term nominations

Editor's note: Avril Haines was nominated by President Obama to become the State Department legal adviser, but was appointed to CIA position before confirmation, reporter Zeke Miller says. The role of national security adviser does not require Senate confirmation. - Stephanie

15 WHOA!

Obama 2nd term nominations

Update: President Obama names Avril Haines as deputy national security adviser; will replace Antony Blinken, who was confirmed as deputy secretary of state - statement

End of alert
12 WHOA!

Obama 2nd term nominations

Report: CIA's 2nd in command Avril D. Haines to become deputy to national security adviser Susan Rice, officials say; would succeed Antony Blinken - @washingtonpost

16 WHOA!

Egypt

White House: President Obama spoke with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to discuss bilateral relationship; Obama expressed condolences to people for recent terrorist attacks as well as concern about mass trials and imprisoned journalists - statement

End of alert
16 WHOA!

Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

White House: President Obama spoke with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, 'commended' steps taken to govern inclusively, build front against Islamic State - statement

End of alert
13 WHOA!

Ukraine, Russia political crisis

More: President Obama says Russia sanctions bill gives administration 'additional authorities that could be utilized, if circumstances warranted' - statement

End of alert
19 WHOA!

Barack Obama

White House announces President Obama will hold end-of-year news conference Friday afternoon - @dsupervilleap

11 WHOA!

US-Cuba relations

White House press secretary says he 'wouldn't rule out a visit from President Castro' after President Obama announced US will 'normalize' relationship with Cuba, but says nothing currently being planned - @peterbakernyt

26 WHOA!

United States Secret Service

White House indicates Homeland Security report on Secret Service will be released today - @petermaercbs

13 WHOA!

Ukraine, Russia political crisis

On Russia sanctions bill, White House press secretary repeats President Obama will sign, but will not impose sanctions immediately; they 'could be utilized if warranted' - @MajorCBS

13 WHOA!