By MICHAEL D. SHEAR and MARK LANDLER
President Obama has assured the public that the government's response was adequate. But he has also quietly faulted the handling as "not tight."
By ABBY GOODNOUGH and ROBERT PEAR
Some people enrolled in private coverage through the Affordable Care Act are hesitating to use their insurance because of the high out-of-pocket costs.
By KAREEM FAHIM and HELENE COOPER
The advance of Islamic State forces on Kobani, Syria, has stalled as the militants have been forced to retreat on several fronts, shifting the monthlong battle in favor of the Kurdish fighters defending the city.