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Obama: jobless rise "sobering", looking at options (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

U.S. President Barack Obama on Friday listed a range of fresh options being considered by the White House to spur growth after “sobering” news that unemployment spiked to a 26 1/2-year peak last month.

Japan to tell Obama more time needed on bases: report (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Japanese Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama is to tell U.S. President Barack Obama next week he needs more time to review the relocation of a U.S. Marine base, a newspaper said on Thursday of an issue that is straining ties.

Obama Makes Final Pitch in N.J. (Fox News)

President makes a last-minute appearance for Gov. Corzine in race that may foreshadow next year’s elections • Taxes Key in N.J

Obama tempers economic news with caution on jobs (AP via Yahoo! News)

President Barack Obama on Saturday tempered excitement about a growing economy with a sober outlook that more people will lose their jobs. He called that a heartbreaking reality and cautioned that even a burst of upbeat news “does not mean there won’t be difficult days ahead.”

Long-running 'Family Feud,' host O'Hurley get lift from changes …

Other changes include a set makeover and video profiles of the competing families, intended to make viewers feel more invested in the contestants, according to the show. A new Wii version of the game was just released

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CAPITAL CULTURE: Obama a tough critic — of himself (AP via Yahoo! News)

“I wish that we had come back with better news from Copenhagen,” President Barack Obama said a few weeks ago after an unsuccessful trip across the ocean to try to snag the 2016 Summer Olympics for Chicago.

Obama asks Spain to pass message to Cuba: report (AFP via Yahoo! News)

US President Barack Obama asked Spain to send a message to Cuba urging its president Raul Castro to step up efforts to improve relations with Washington, a Madrid newspaper reported Sunday.

Obama asked Spain to deliver message to Cuba: report (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

U.S. President Barack Obama asked Spain to send Cuba a message about reform when he met Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero earlier this month, the newspaper El Pais reported on Sunday.

AP says artist made up story about Obama poster (AP via Yahoo! News)

In court papers filed by The Associated Press, the news organization said Shepard Fairey concocted the story that he was mistaken about which photo he used to create the famous Obama HOPE poster and disputed his contention that he has not personally profited from the iconic red, white and blue image.