President Barack Obama

Charred windows and walls of the artist's collective Ghost Ship. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

President Obama issues statement on Oakland fatal fire

President Barack Obama issued a statement Monday morning on the warehouse fire…

 

Board of Education President Matt Haney. (S.F. Examiner file photo)

President Obama endorses SF school board candidate

Board of Education President Matt Haney received the endorsement of President Barack…

 

President Barack Obama, flanked by Defense Secretary Ash Carter, left, and Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford, makes a statement on Afghanistan from the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, July 6, 2016. The president said the U.S. will leave 8,400 troops in Afghanistan when he completes his term, down slightly from the current number but well up from the 5,500 he announced previously, arguing America's interests depend on helping Afghanistan's struggling government fight continuing threats from the Taliban and others. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Obama to slow pace of Afghanistan troop withdrawal

WASHINGTON — The U.S. will slow the pace of its troop drawdown…

 

Gerson Quinteron of Washington, yells during a demonstration on immigration at the Supreme Court in Washington, Thursday, June 23, 2016. A tie vote by the Supreme Court is blocking President Barack Obama's immigration plan that sought to shield millions living in the U.S. illegally from deportation. The justices' one-sentence opinion effectively kills the plan for the duration of Obama's presidency. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Immigrant rights groups disappointed but not defeated by Supreme Court ruling

Several California immigrants' rights groups said Thursday they were disappointed but not…

Gerson Quinteron of Washington, yells during a demonstration on immigration at the Supreme Court in Washington, Thursday, June 23, 2016. A tie vote by the Supreme Court is blocking President Barack Obama's immigration plan that sought to shield millions living in the U.S. illegally from deportation. The justices' one-sentence opinion effectively kills the plan for the duration of Obama's presidency. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
President Barack Obama walks with Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., down the Colonnade of the White House in Washington, Thursday, June 9, 2016. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Facing calls from Dems to quit, Sanders sits down with Obama

WASHINGTON — With pressure growing for him to quit the presidential race,…

President Barack Obama walks with Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., down the Colonnade of the White House in Washington, Thursday, June 9, 2016. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Cuonzo Martin shouldn’t be back next season if it turns out he knew of his assistant’s misbehavior and didn’t act. (Jeff Chiu/2014 AP)

If he knew and didn’t tell, Martin must go

Know this: If Cuonzo Martin failed to urgently address a glaring red…

Cuonzo Martin shouldn’t be back next season if it turns out he knew of his assistant’s misbehavior and didn’t act. (Jeff Chiu/2014 AP)
Federal appeals court judge Merrick Garland, receives applauds from President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden as he is introduced as Obama's nominee for the Supreme Court during an announcement in the Rose Garden of the White House, in Washington, Wednesday, March 16, 2016. Garland, 63, is the chief judge for the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, a court whose influence over federal policy and national security matters has made it a proving ground for potential Supreme Court justices. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Obama nominates Judge Merrick Garland to Supreme Court

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama nominated appeals court judge Merrick Garland to…

Federal appeals court judge Merrick Garland, receives applauds from President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden as he is introduced as Obama's nominee for the Supreme Court during an announcement in the Rose Garden of the White House, in Washington, Wednesday, March 16, 2016. Garland, 63, is the chief judge for the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, a court whose influence over federal policy and national security matters has made it a proving ground for potential Supreme Court justices. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
President Barack Obama, accompanied by Vice President Joe Biden and Defense Secretary Ash Carter, speaks in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016, to  discuss the detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The Obama administration released its long-awaited plan to close the detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and transfer remaining detainees to a facility in the United States. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Obama: Guantanamo Bay undermines security, must be closed

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Tuesday proposed to "once and for…

President Barack Obama, accompanied by Vice President Joe Biden and Defense Secretary Ash Carter, speaks in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016, to  discuss the detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The Obama administration released its long-awaited plan to close the detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and transfer remaining detainees to a facility in the United States. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
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President Obama asks Congress for $125M for Caltrain electrification

President Barack Obama has asked Congress for $125 million in the fiscal…

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President Barack Obama demonstrates his jumpshot behind Steve Kerr during a ceremony on Thursday in the East Room of the White House, where the president honored the 2015 NBA Champion Golden State Warriors. (Carolyn Kaster/AP)

Obama riffs with Kerr as Warriors celebrated in nation’s capitol

WASHINGTON — A basketball enthusiast, President Barack Obama applauded the Warriors on…

President Barack Obama demonstrates his jumpshot behind Steve Kerr during a ceremony on Thursday in the East Room of the White House, where the president honored the 2015 NBA Champion Golden State Warriors. (Carolyn Kaster/AP)

Obama explores unilateral steps on guns

HONOLULU — President Barack Obama is looking for ways to keep guns…

A Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015 photo from files showing Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, during a press conference at the Lebanese foreign ministry in Beirut, Lebanon. (Bilal Hussein/AP)

Obama Iran deal gains Democratic backing heading toward vote

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's nuclear deal with Iran is picking up…

A Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015 photo from files showing Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, during a press conference at the Lebanese foreign ministry in Beirut, Lebanon. (Bilal Hussein/AP)
Secretary of State John Kerry buttons his jacket as he and Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz, left, arrive for a classified briefing for all House members on Capitol Hill, in Washington on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

Republican lawmakers challenge Obama on Iran nuclear deal

WASHINGTON — Backed by Israel, Republicans on Wednesday forcefully challenged President Barack…

Secretary of State John Kerry buttons his jacket as he and Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz, left, arrive for a classified briefing for all House members on Capitol Hill, in Washington on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
United States' Carli Lloyd (10) celebrates with teammate Ali Krieger (11) after scoring on a penalty kick against Germany in the Women's World Cup semifinal on Tuesday. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP)

Lloyd pushes U.S. past favored Germany for berth in Cup final

MONTREAL — Carli Lloyd remembers putting the ball on its spot and…

United States' Carli Lloyd (10) celebrates with teammate Ali Krieger (11) after scoring on a penalty kick against Germany in the Women's World Cup semifinal on Tuesday. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP)
President Barack Obama waves as he boards Air Force One, Friday, June 19, 2015, at Los Angeles International Airport, en route to San Francisco. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok)

Obama packs Maron podcast, S.F. visit into busy Friday

President Barack Obama is going to have a very, very busy day…

President Barack Obama waves as he boards Air Force One, Friday, June 19, 2015, at Los Angeles International Airport, en route to San Francisco. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok)
In this Monday, June 2, 2014, file photo, singer Prince watches the fourth round match of the French Open tennis tournament between Spain's Rafael Nadal and Serbia's Dusan Lajovic at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris.  (Michel Spingler/AP)

Prince, Stevie Wonder play secret show for Obamas

As their time in the White House draws to a close, President…

In this Monday, June 2, 2014, file photo, singer Prince watches the fourth round match of the French Open tennis tournament between Spain's Rafael Nadal and Serbia's Dusan Lajovic at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris.  (Michel Spingler/AP)
Evan Vucci/APPresident Barack Obama stands in front of members of the 2014 World Series champion Giants during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House on Thursday.

Obama honors World Series champion San Francisco Giants

WASHINGTON — Visits to the White House have become as routine as…

Evan Vucci/APPresident Barack Obama stands in front of members of the 2014 World Series champion Giants during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House on Thursday.
Evan Vucci/AP PhotoPresident Barack Obama smiles as he signs an executive order promoting private sector cybersecurity information sharing during a summit on cybersecurity and consumer protection

Obama asks help dealing with cybersecurity 'wild West'

PALO ALTO — Cyberspace is the new "wild West," President Barack Obama…

Evan Vucci/AP PhotoPresident Barack Obama smiles as he signs an executive order promoting private sector cybersecurity information sharing during a summit on cybersecurity and consumer protection
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Obama lauds 'embarrassment of riches' in Los Angeles sports

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says he may be resentful as a…

Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP PhotoPresident Barack Obama
Carolyn Kaster/AP PhotoPresident Barack Obama speaks during a news conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington

Obama cautions that change may be slow to come to Cuba

Tempering his historic Cuba policy shift with a dose of realism, President…

Carolyn Kaster/AP PhotoPresident Barack Obama speaks during a news conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington