Georgia Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene introduces six articles of impeachment against newly-inaugurated President of the United States Joe Biden, alleging an "abuse of power" when Biden served as Barack Obama's Vice President.
NASA announces the discovery of preserved organic matter in an ancient lake bed on Mars by its Curiosity rover. It has not been determined if the matter was potentially related to past life on Mars or not.
The President of the United States Barack Obama announces plans to close the Guantanamo Bay detention camp in Cuba. Obama made similar statements during his first presidential campaign in 2007 and had previously stated that the camp would be closed by 2010.
US President Barack Obama says the United States has "increasing confidence" that the missile that shot down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 came from Russian separatists in Ukraine - and that Russia bears responsibility for the crisis.
Suspected insurgents detonate a motorcycle bomb in Mueang Yala District, southern Thailand, killing one person and wounding 20, one day ahead of the United States President Barack Obama’s visit to the country. [https:--www.washingtonpost.com-world-asia_pacific-motorcycle-bomb-kills-1-wounds-20-in-southern-thailand-ahead-of-obamas-visit-2012-11-16-f9903d6e-306f-11e2-af17-67abba0676e2_story.html (Washington Post)] [http:--www.bangkokpost.com-breakingnews-321727-yala-bomb-attack-kills-one ("Bangkok Post")]date=August 2019
A poll of six countries, taken by the Brookings Institution, an American think tank, indicates that the popularity of the President of the United States Barack Obama has dropped significantly in the Arab World since "A New Beginning".
Prime Minister of the United Kingdom David Cameron gifts President of the United States Barack Obama a painting, "Twenty First Century City", by graffiti artist Ben Eine, while Obama gifts Cameron a signed lithograph, "Column with Speed Lines", by Edward Ruscha.