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Sebelius Touts 2 Million Obamacare Enrollees

Sebelius Touts 2 Million Obamacare Enrollees

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, who has spent months fending off critics of the Affordable Care Act rollout, is touting the more than 2 million people who have signed up for coverage despite the troubled HealthCare.gov website.

Consortium Threatens To Pull Plug On Panama Canal Expansion

Consortium Threatens To Pull Plug On Panama Canal Expansion

Cost overruns are threatening to shut down a multibillion-dollar expansion of the Panama Canal aimed at allowing the world’s largest ships to pass through the short cut between the Caribbean and the Pacific Ocean.

Snowden Says His Mission Is Accomplished; ‘I Already Won’

Snowden Says His Mission Is Accomplished; ‘I Already Won’

“As soon as the journalists were able to work, everything that I had been trying to do was validated,” says the former NSA contractor.

Raúl Castro: U.S. And Cuba Can Have ‘Civilized Relationship’

Raúl Castro: U.S. And Cuba Can Have ‘Civilized Relationship’

Cuban President Raúl Castro says the U.S. and Cuba could have a “civilized relationship.”

Senators Cross Aisle To Call For New Sanctions On Iran

Senators Cross Aisle To Call For New Sanctions On Iran

A bipartisan measure defying President Obama would impose new sanctions on Iran if it breaks an interim deal to curb its nuclear program.

Sen. Baucus Tapped To Be Ambassador To China

Sen. Baucus Tapped To Be Ambassador To China

onfirming one of the week’s less-secret secrets, the White House announced Friday morning that President Obama intends to nominate Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., to be the next ambassador to the People’s Republic of China.

‘Huge Win For Victims Of Sexual Assault’ In Defense Budget

‘Huge Win For Victims Of Sexual Assault’ In Defense Budget

“The women of the Senate who led the fight to change how the military deals with sexual assault in its ranks are hailing passage of a comprehensive defense bill that now heads to President Barack Obama for his signature,” The Associated Press writes this morning.

Intelligence Panel Recommends Limits On NSA Surveillance

Intelligence Panel Recommends Limits On NSA Surveillance

A panel looking into U.S. electronic surveillance activities in the wake of the Edward Snowden revelations has recommended removing the NSA’s authority to collect and store Americans’ telephone data.

Microsoft Executive Will Now Run HealthCare.gov

Microsoft Executive Will Now Run HealthCare.gov

The Obama administration announced on Tuesday that former Microsoft executive Kurt DelBene will take over the operation of the troubled HealthCare.gov website.

Federal Judge Rules NSA Bulk Phone Record Collection Unconstitutional

Federal Judge Rules NSA Bulk Phone Record Collection Unconstitutional

A federal judge in Washington says the National Security Agency’s program for bulk phone record collection violates Americans’ reasonable expectation of privacy.