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On final day, Obama blasts Congress on Gitmo, commutes drug sentences

US President Barack Obama used his final day in office to blast Congress for leaving him with unfinished business in closing the military prison at Guantanamo Bay and to commute the sentences of 330 people serving prison terms on drug charges.

Obama: Journalists should show "tenacity" with next administration

US President Barack Obama thanks and praises reporters for the way that they covered his eight-year tenure, saying that he hoped the media would continue to bring a critical eye to the coverage of the White House.

Obama and Ban joke about retirement plans during UN luncheon

US President Barack Obama and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon saluted each other and shared retirement jokes Tuesday at a luncheon marking the last time both leaders would participate in the UN General Assembly in their current roles.

Nigerian president apologizes for plagiarizing Obama's 2008 speech

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has apologized for stealing several lines from US President Barack Obama's 2008 election victory speech in Chicago, a spokesman said Saturday.