Mariska Hargitay and Joe Biden are joining forces for a good cause. The 49-year-old actress, who is famous for playing New York City sex crimes Detective Olivia Benson on the NBC drama Law & Order: Special Victims Unit , will join the current vice president on his visit to the National Domestic Violence Hotline in Austin on Wednesday, Oct.30
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius apologized on Wednesday for the "miserably frustrating experience" people are having with the Obamacare enrollment website and said she's the one that the American people should hold accountable for its problems. Tennessee Republican Marsha Blackburn, for one, came to the hearing ready for a fight. Blackburn pressed Sebelius to explain why some people are being terminated from their individual health insurance plans when President Barack Obama promised during the Obamacare rollout that people would be able to keep their current health care plans if they like them.
Kim Kardashian may be posing for Playboy for a second time, but will Kanye West approve of the shoot? The new mom to North West graced the cover in December 2007, but has reportedly been thinking about showing off her post-baby weight loss in the magazine once again. Playboy mogul Hugh Hefner took to Twitter to report the news, leading fans to believe we could be seeing more of Kardashian's body than just her sexy Instagram shots.
A German delegation is visiting the White House on Wednesday to discuss ways to intensify U.S.-German intelligence sharing after reports that the U.S. National Security Agency monitored German Chancellor Angela Merkel's mobile phone. President Barack Obama is under pressure to reassure allies a week after reports surfaced about the scope and scale of U.S. intelligence gathering.