President Obama speaks during Monday's awards dinner for Syracuse University's Toner Prize for Excellence in Political Reporting at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington.
President Obama introduces Merrick Garland as his Supreme Court nominee Wednesday at the White House. Garland, 63, is currently chief judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
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President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama, shown here in September, will deliver keynote addresses at the SXSW Interactive and Music festivals, respectively.
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A U.S. Air Force MQ-1B Predator unmanned aerial vehicle, carrying a Hellfire missile, lands at a secret air base after flying a mission in the Persian Gulf region on Jan. 7.
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Activists with People For the American Way demonstrate outside the Supreme Court on Monday, calling on Congress to give consideration to whomever President Obama nominates to replace Antonin Scalia.
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Kim Davis (left) holds her hands in the air with attorney Mat Staver (center) and her husband, Joe Davis, after she was released from jail. She was jailed for her refusal to grant same-sex-marriage licenses.
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President Obama delivers the 2015 State of the Union address. Only about 40 percent of State of the Union requests get through Congress. For Obama, it's been even lower.
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William Gordon, left, helps Steve Wrona as he looks at guns while visiting the K&W Gunworks store in Delray Beach, Fla., on Tuesday, the day President Obama announced executive action on guns.
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