Obama welcomes Chancellor Merkel on the first state visit of a European leader during his term. But tensions challenge the 'indispensable' alliance between the US and Germany.
In an address at a state banquet last night, President Obama highlighted the strength and substance of the bond the US and the Britain share.
A member of the Streb Extreme Action Company breaks through a framed panel of mock glass during ground breaking ceremonies for a new Whitney Museum, in New York. The nine-story, metal-clad building, which will include a series of asymmetrical rooftops for outdoor exhibitions facing the High Line and the nearby Hudson River, is designed by Italian architect Renzo Piano and will nearly double the museum's current gallery space.
President Obama, on a three-day state visit to London, is stressing what he and Prime Minister Cameron call an 'essential relationship' between the UK and the US.
President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron participate in a joint news conference at Lancaster House in London on May 25.
London bomb threat: a bomb threat made by an Irish extremist group forced London police to seal off the mall leading up to Buckingham Palace.
Lady Diana Spencer, engaged at the time to Prince Charles, is hounded by the media at her flat in Coleherne Court in 1980. From the moment she entered royal life, Diana was the object of insatiable public scrutiny.