<p>President Barack Obama</p>

President Barack Obama

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Obama wants to expand overtime pay

President Obama will ask the Labor Department on Thursday to issue tougher rules on overtime, which could lead to extra pay for millions of workers who aren't currently paid for extra hours of work.

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Obama's uncle wins immigration battle, gets OK to stay in U.S.

Onyango Okech Obama -- an uncle of President Barack Obama who has been in the United States illegally for decades -- has gotten a federal court's OK to stay in his adopted country, according to an attorney representing the uncle.

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Obama heads to Africa to promote investment, democracy

Visit will take him to Senegal, South Africa and Tanzania

President Barack Obama flies across the Atlantic on Wednesday for a trip that takes him to Senegal, South Africa and Tanzania -- his second visit to sub-Saharan Africa since taking office.