Topic: John Foley
Obamacare: Glitches on the website for health insurance stalled sign ups in the first week. The Obamacare site was shutdown evenings over the weekend to try to fix the glitches.
Though Sens. Joe Manchin and Pat Toomey have reached a deal on background checks, a key piece of the White House’s gun control plan is still at risk of failure. The federal government is using 1960s era technology to trace guns used in crimes. The system must be updated.
The parents of James Foley, age 39, who was kidnapped Syria while on assignment as a videographer for Agence France-Press have had no news of their son in six weeks. In 2012, 28 journalists were killed in Syria.