- Reports that healthcare.gov was tested just prior to launch contradict testimony from Marilyn Tavenner, the administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
- Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) has responded to claims that his recent speech at Liberty University included sections lifted from Wikipedia, saying “Nothing I said was not given attribution to where it came from,” and that Rachel Maddow, who pointed out the similarities between the speech and a Wikipedia article, has “been spreading hate on me for three years now.”
- NSA Chief Gen. Keith Alexander denies that the agency he runs illegally accessed Yahoo and Google servers.
- A United Nations officials has said that the campaign against Al-Shabab militants in Somalia has “ground to a halt” and that 4,400 more African Union troops and U.N. assistance is needed in order to break the current stalemate.
- The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) says that Syria’s declared chemical weapons equipment has been destroyed.
- The Boston Red Sox won the World Series last night.
Have a news tip for us? Send it to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Get Reason.com and Reason 24/7 content widgets for your websites.