U.S. general in Afghan war at risk of losing his job

President Barack Obama has summoned his Afghanistan war commander to the White House to give him the chance to explain the disparaging comments he made in a recent Rolling Stone interview. Gen. Stanley McChrystal complained in the article that Obama handed him "an unsellable position" on the war.

UPDATE: Judge denies motion to dismiss Kahler murder case

James Kraig Kahler's attorneys argued the case was tainted because authorities seized documents related to a divorce case filed by his wife and a domestic assault case in Columbia.

White House releases 'patient bill of rights'

The package of consumer benefits that was unveiled Tuesday includes safeguards such as guaranteed coverage for children with pre-existing conditions and prohibiting insurers from canceling the policies of people who get sick.