The U.S. state of Hawaii enacts a law permitting officials to ignore multiple attempts by the same person to view the birth certificate of President of the United States Barack Obama.
U.S. President Barack Obama and the First Family begin their three-day visit to Havana, Cuba, to mark the end of 54 years of tensions in Cuba–United States relations. Obama is the first sitting U.S. president to visit the country since Calvin Coolidge in 1928.
President Barack Obama orders new sanctions against North Korea in response to 'illicit' nuclear, missile tests.
U.S. President Barack Obama signs an executive order declaring Venezuela a national security threat to the U.S.
United States President Barack Obama praises U.S. troops and reflects on the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan during his annual Christmas message from Hawaii.
Confidence in President Barack Obama drops below 50%, its lowest level in 19 months as Americans worry over broad government surveillance and other controversies.
U.S. President Barack Obama meets Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and senior royals at the start of a three-day state visit to the United Kingdom.
In response to persistent accusations by potential Republican primary candidate Donald Trump and others, President of the United States Barack Obama releases his long-form birth certificate, certifying his birth in the state of Hawaii.
The Supreme Court in the U.S. state of Illinois rules that Rahm Emanuel, former Chief of Staff to President of the United States Barack Obama, is eligible to run for Mayor of Chicago.
U.S. President Barack Obama, in his first visit to Afghanistan as commander in chief, meets with Afghan President Hamid Karzai and speaks to American troops deployed there.
A White House spokesman says U.S. President Barack Obama is "troubled" by the cyber attacks and wants "some answers".