- United States President Barack Obama halts the trials of detainees at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base's detention camp.
- United States President Barack Obama will close Guantanamo Bay Naval Base's detention camp within one year and bans torture.
- Plans for a Chicago-based presidential library in honour of the former U.S. President Obama are revealed.
- Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte tells U.S. President Barack Obama to "go to hell" after the United States refuses to sell some weapons to his country, while also acknowledging the cooperation of Russia and China.
- United States President Barack Obama ends the American arms embargo with Vietnam during his visit in the country.