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Obama to vow greenhouse emissions cuts in Denmark (AP via Yahoo! News)

Putting his prestige on the line, President Barack Obama will personally commit the U.S. to a goal of substantially cutting greenhouse gases at next month’s Copenhagen climate summit. He will insist America is ready to tackle global warming despite resistance in Congress over higher costs for businesses and homeowners.

Obama to plead US case at global warming summit (AP via Yahoo! News)

Putting his prestige on the line, President Barack Obama will personally commit the U.S. to a goal of substantially cutting greenhouse gases at next month’s Copenhagen climate summit, insisting America is ready to tackle global warming despite intense disagreement in Congress.

Obama vows renewed ties with Asia (CNN)

Touting himself as America’s “first Pacific president,” President Obama called on his own connections with Asia on Saturday as he pledged a renewed engagement with Asia Pacific nations based on “an enduring and revitalized alliance between the United States and Japan.”

Obama seeks equal partnership in Asia (AP via Yahoo! News)

President Barack Obama pressed on with his mission to repair America’s global standing, telling Asians he was determined to engage them as equal partners in the economy, diplomacy and security.

Mrs. Obama: health overhaul will help older women (AP via Yahoo! News)

First lady Michelle Obama sought to assure older women on Friday that efforts to overhaul health care won’t undercut the benefits they receive through Medicare, saying her husband considers the government-run program a “sacred part of America’s social safety net.”

Obama set to launch debut Asia mission (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Barack Obama leaves on his debut presidential tour of Asia Thursday seeking to revive America’s prestige as a regional power, on a trip much heavier on symbolism than diplomatic substance.

Obama to address worst US unemployment rate since 1983 (AFP via Yahoo! News)

President Barack Obama is to address America’s jobs crisis in a speech at 1630 GMT after the US unemployment rate jumped past the symbolic 10 percent barrier, the White House said Friday.

Little fanfare for anniversary of Obama’s election (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Wednesday marks one year since Barack Obama was elected America’s first black president swept to power on a promise of change, but it will be just another day for the US leader battling a deep recession and two wars.

Obama warns Afghan president: Time for new chapter (AP via Yahoo! News)

President Barack Obama greeted Hamid Karzai’s election victory with as much admonishment as praise on Monday, pointedly advising America’s partner in war he must make more serious efforts to end corruption in Afghanistan’s government and prepare his nation to ultimately defend itself.

Obama to Afghan president: Time for a new chapter (AP via Yahoo! News)

President Barack Obama welcomed Afghan President Hamid Karzai’s election with as much admonishment as praise, telling America’s partner in war that he expects a more serious effort to end corruption in his government and ready his nation to ultimately defend itself.