Obama to Reassure Asian Allies

President Barack Obama begins a weeklong trip to Asia next Tuesday, in a bid to reassure allies in the region. Obama will travel to Japan, South Korea, Malaysia and the Philippines. China is not on the itinerary, but with its efforts to control parts of the East and South China Sea, Beijing is on the minds of Obama and the allies he is visiting. U.S. military cuts are making regional partners ...

Former White House chef to dish details at NCC about serving three presidents

Former White House chef talks about serving three presidents. (Both Clinton and George W. Bush loved Pennsylvania Dutch chicken pot pie.) He'll speak at a NCC dinner. Former White House chef John Moeller will provide an intimate, insider's view of serving three presidents and their families during his guest appearance at Northampton Community College on April 25.

Obama to meet Djibouti President on May 5

President Barack Obama will hold talks next month with President Ismail Omar Guelleh of Djibouti, a key counterterrorism partner for US forces tracking extremists in Africa. The White House said the May 5 meeting at the White House would highlight the role of Djibouti, which hosts a US Horn of Africa counterterrorism task force, in protecting regional security and preventing conflict. "The ...