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AP Exclusive: Obama aunt anguished by separation (AP via Yahoo! News)

President Barack Obama’s aunt buried her face in her hands and sobbed as she described her anguish that she no longer has contact with him and his family after the revelation she had been living illegally for years in the United States in public housing.

Obama ‘realism’ faces Afghan test (Politico via Yahoo! News)

As President Barack Obama prepares to make the case for sending more troops to Afghanistan, some allies are urging him to return to a line of argument little heard since the Bush years: the United States has a moral obligation to protect the Afghan people, particularly women, from the Taliban.

Obama administration closely monitoring Dubai debt outlook (McClatchy Newspapers via Yahoo! News)

WASHINGTON_ The Obama administration said Friday that it’s carefully watching developments in a looming debt default by the Persian Gulf emirate of Dubai, whose efforts to fend off creditors sent stocks skidding in the United States and around the globe amid fears of new bank losses.

Obama sends hajj, Eid greetings to Muslims (AFP via Yahoo! News)

President Barack Obama sent greetings Wednesday on behalf of the United States to pilgrims performing the annual hajj in Saudi Arabia, and to Muslims worldwide celebrating the Eid-ul-Adha holiday.

Obama offers U.S. climate cut (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

The United States unveiled a plan to cut greenhouse gases by 2020 on Wednesday and said President Barack Obama will attend U.N.

Obama to outline US climate goals at Copenhagen (AP via Yahoo! News)

President Barack Obama will commit the United States to a goal of substantial cuts in greenhouse gas pollution over the next decade when he travels to a widely anticipated climate conference in Copenhagen next month.

Obama hails US-India ties amid talks with Singh (AP via Yahoo! News)

President Barack Obama is hailing the relationship between the United States and India as one of the “defining partnerships” in the world.

Indian PM offers to work with Obama (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh offered a hand to the United States to help build an “open and inclusive” Asia as President Barack Obama prepared to toast him Tuesday with his first state dinner.

Indian PM offers hand to Obama (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh offered a hand to the United States to help build an “open and inclusive” Asia as President Barack Obama prepared to toast him Tuesday with his first state dinner.

Obama pushes math, science education (CNN)

A conversation last week with South Korea’s president apparently showed President Obama the stark difference between how Asian nations and the United States value education.