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American adults score poorly on global test

10/08/2013 10:24am
It's long been known that America's school kids haven't measured well compared with international peers. Now, there's a new twist: Adults don't either.

Questionable design blamed for health website woes

10/08/2013 12:52pm
A design decision to require that consumers create online accounts before they can browse available health plans under President Barack Obama's overhaul appears to have led to many of the program's technical problems, independent experts say.

Gov't to follow humane tactics questioning al-Libi

10/08/2013 2:09pm
Aboard a Navy warship, U.S. investigators are likely playing good cop/bad cop, shouting and banging their hands on a table to get suspected al-Qaida operative Abu Anas al-Libi to give up key intelligence. That's what they're allowed to do, anyway. What interrogators shouldn't be doing is putting a hood over al-Libi's head, waterboarding him or depriving him of food.

Citing security, CIA calling back some employees

10/08/2013 5:52pm
The CIA says it's bringing back some employees amid the partial government shutdown out of concern for national security.

Questionable design blamed for health website woes

10/08/2013 6:23pm
A decision by the Obama administration to require that consumers create online accounts before they can browse health overhaul insurance plans appears to have led to many of the glitches that have frustrated customers, independent experts say.

Govt health and safety efforts slowed or halted

10/08/2013 6:23pm
The government shutdown has slowed or halted federal efforts to protect Americans' health and safety, from probes into the cause of transportation and workplace accidents to tracking foodborne illness. The latest example: an outbreak of salmonella in chicken that has sickened people in 18 states.