The US President said the practice is overused and has the potential for devastating psychological consequences
Richard Tanne's debut combines the soft summer light of Chicago with hard-hitting assesment of political issues
Just as it was young voters who helped Mr Obama win Iowa eight years ago, so they are likely to be critical to the fortunes of Mr Sanders
Barack Obama and Michelle have two daughters Malia, 17, and Sasha, 14.
President Obama remarks the the deep political divides in the United States.
Mr Obama said he wanted to look to America's future, not just the next 12 months
The speech was released on Medium by the White House ten minutes before he spoke
Mr Obama will say the US has a positive future - despite threats from terrorism and inequality
White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough promised on Sunday that the Obama Administration would close the prison for good
Obama is battling the lame-duck stigma that any President faces in the twilight of their time in office
The President described Mr Hamo's story of fleeing Syria in 2013 and battling stomach cancer in Turkey as 'inspirational'
President Obama has two Portuguese Water Dogs, Sunny and Bo
While Obama has been seen by some as a peaceful leader, he has escalated America's drone wars and sold huge amounts of weapons
State Department spokesman says: 'We have consistently made clear that we will not accept [North Korea] as a nuclear state'
Lobbying group backed by Michael Bloomberg has shifted from the idea gun control is a losing issue in local elections
Tearful president fixes reducing gun deaths as one of the priorities of his last year in office