Obama half brother, George Obama, working on book
NEW YORK - Another Obama relative has a book deal. A memoir by George Obama, the president’s half brother and a resident of Huruma, Kenya, will be published by Simon & Schuster in January 2010.
Obama's cuts won't 'be easy'
WASHINGTON - President Obama asked Congress on Thursday to eliminate or trim 121 federal programs for a savings of $17 billion in the coming budget year. Many of the proposed cuts have already been rejected by Obama's allies in Congress, including some programs that his predecessor, President George W. Bush, repeatedly sought to end.
U.S. critic Chavez and Obama shake hands
PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad - President Obama offered a spirit of cooperation to America's hemispheric neighbors at a summit Saturday, listening to complaints about past U.S. meddling and even reaching out to Venezuela's leftist leader.
Obama reaches out, and next move belongs to Iran
If you want to know how President Obama is changing America's foreign-policy strategy, watch the short video in which he wishes Iran's people and leaders a happy Nowruz.
Making progress, Obama claims
WASHINGTON - President Obama claimed early progress Tuesday night in his aggressive campaign to lead the nation out of economic chaos and declared that despite obstacles ahead, "we're moving in the right direction."