Good morning. Here’s some of the news we’re watching this morning.
Times investigation reevaluates Benghazi attack
A lengthy investigation by The New York Times finds no evidence that al Qaeda was involved in the 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya. The report also finds that the attack on the mission was fueled largely by anger over anti-Islam video.
Health care rollout
- The Obama administration announces enrollments on the federal website have passed one million. Nearly all signed up in December.
Suicide bombing in Russia
- A female suicide bomber kills at least 14 at rail station in Volgograd, 400 miles northeast of the scene of the upcoming winter Olympics in Sochi.
Afghanistan gains in question
- The Washington Post reports that a new intelligence assessment of the situation in Afghanistan warns that much of what the US has gained will be lost by 2017.
Security forces and opposition parties clash in Bangladesh
- The BBC reports two killed in Dhaka as thousands of police try to stop mass rally demanding delay in next week’s elections.
- Local media reports say more than 650 detained since Friday in a nationwide crackdown on opposition.
Cambodia strikers protest Prime Minister
- Thousands protest in Phnom Penh, backed by striking garment workers, demanding 28-year Prime Minister Hun Sen step down.