Obamacare's First Year: How'd It Go? It has been a year since Obamacare launched with a difficult start. Now, supporters are confident about the program's future. But critics say it's too early to gauge its success.
Movement Against Female Genital Mutilation Gains Spotlight In U.K. The U.K. tended to treat the issue as a practice from a foreign culture that did not demand attention. But it has become a central focus for police, doctors, and even the British prime minister.
Obama Sidesteps Midterm Campaigning As Approval Ratings Slump The president's job approval rating is somewhere in the low 40s. That means there are a lot of places where his presence would hurt more than it helps.
When Can A Big Storm Or Drought Be Blamed On Climate Change? Scientists wince when people blame every big tropical cyclone, heat wave or drought on a shifting climate. But now some are trying to figure out just what the evidence for such a link would be.
With New Security Agreement, U.S. Mission In Afghanistan Continues Despite President Obama's assertion that the combat mission in Afghanistan would be over by the end of 2014, the new agreement means that 10,000 U.S. troops will still be in harm's way.
Dionne Warwick, Reduced To An Essence On an unlikely tribute album, singer Dionne Farris and guitarist Charlie Hunter tackle Warwick classics with revealing subtlety — and nods to the musicians' own origins in early-'90s rap.
A Year Later, HealthCare.Gov Has Found Its Footing But Problems Remain Robert Siegel talks to Marilyn Tavenner, administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, about the one-year anniversary of the Affordable Care Act insurance marketplace rollout.