A 6.3-magnitude earthquake in Indonesia leveled houses across much of the western Sumatra island this morning, killing at least 70 people.
Lawmakers vowed change at Walter Reed and other military hospitals during yesterday's hearings. U.S. News's Linda Robinson has the story.
Nine U.S. soldiers died yesterday in Iraq in two incidents in provinces north of Baghdad.
Six fired U.S. attorneys are claiming they received little information about why they were cut ahead of today's testimony before a House subcommittee. Meanwhile, the director of the Executive Office of U.S. Attorney's announced his resignation yesterday. The Political Bulletin has a round-up of coverage here, and U.S. News's Silla Brush will have details from the hearing for News Desk later in the day. Stay tuned.