Barack Obama is the 44th president of the United States of America. First elected in 2008, Obama became the first African-American president in U.S. history. His presidency ends Jan. 20, 2017.
The White House switchboard is no longer taking your messages to the president
It's unclear if or when the White House comments line might reopen.
Donald Trump signs executive order to withdraw from TPP
Donald Trump fulfilled this campaign promise.
Donald Trump's inaugural cake wasn't just a copy of Obama's—it was also fake
The cake was made of Styrofoam.
This is the last bill Obama signed before Trump took office
Obama protects technology innovation program.
Here's how the @POTUS transition on Twitter will work
If you're confused about how Twitter is handling the @POTUS transition, here's what you need to know.