Obama has reached the end of his consequential eight-year presidency.
As the nation’s first African-American commander in chief and his wife
prepare to leave the White House behind, Yahoo News takes you through
his two terms — the exultation over the raid that killed Osama bin
Laden, the heartbreak of the massacre of children in Newtown, Conn., the
tumultuous implementation of the Affordable Care Act, the controversial
Iran nuclear deal, the outreach to Cuba, and many other signal moments
are also many quiet, behind-the-scenes snapshots, family time with
first lady Michelle Obama and daughters Sasha and Malia, and the
unforgettable photo of the little boy who asked to touch the president’s
hair. Through triumph and tragedy, these are some of the moments that
exemplified the Obama era. (Olivier Knox/Yahoo News)
(Photos: Pete Souza/The White House, Larry Downing/Reuters, Pete Souza/The White House, John Gress/Reuters)
Because portrait sessions are serious business! Kevin Spacey, Ryan Gosling, Jena Malone and Matthew Ryan Hoge pose for photos (and take a few themselves) to promote The United States of Leland at Sundance. January 18, 2003 (HQ)
Injured Vietnamese receive aid as they lie on the street after a bomb explosion outside the U.S. Embassy in Saigon, Vietnam, March 30, 1965. At least two Americans and several Vietnamese were killed in the bombing
“John Lewis has great history as a civil rights fighter,” Brown said on CNN. “As a young man, he was one of the guys out there who was leading the parades during the (Martin Luther) King (Jr.) era. So, we all respect his history. But then I hear him crying the blues about Mr. Trump and saying he’s an illegitimate president, I take offense to that. If it’s illegitimate, why is he going on?”
IDF enters 'new era' with operational Arrow-3 missile defense system - 18 January 2017
The IDF on Wednesday received the operational Arrow-3 anti-ballistic missile interceptor, in a move that the Defense Ministry described as bringing the military into a “new era” of missile defense. In a formal ceremony on Wednesday morning, the ministry’s Israel Missile Defense Organization (IMDO) division transferred the operational system to the IDF. “The Arrow-3 development program, one of the joint programs between Israel and the United States, was exceptionally co-managed by the US Missile Defense Agency and IMDO,” the ministry said in a statement.
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