12/28/2013 1:01amThe government churns out tons of numbers, but here's one you won't see: 0.0002. That's the percentage of estimated online visitors to healthcare.gov who actually signed up for coverage the first day.
12/28/2013 2:10amFour U.S. military personnel investigating potential evacuation routes in Libya were taken into custody at a checkpoint and then detained briefly by the Libyan government before being released, U.S. officials said Friday night.
12/28/2013 12:22pmHeightened attention to the crime of sexual assault in the U.S. military may be causing more people to come forward and report problems. Defense officials cite the increased awareness as a possible reason the number of reported sexual assaults rose by more than 50 percent this year.
12/28/2013 3:31pmSecretary of State John Kerry will head to the Middle East next week to continue talks on an elusive Mideast peace deal just as Israel is poised to announce plans to build more Jewish settlements _ a move expected to anger the Palestinians.