alazraqui• Comedian and actor Carlos Alazraqui joins us in the Los Angeles Bureau at 11am ET / 8am PT for Coffee With Carlos

• With the self-imposed deadline to fix quickly approaching, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius assured state and local elected officials Tuesday that the troubled Obamacare website is “definitely on track” to improve by the end of November.

• The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to referee another dispute over President Barack Obama’s health care law, whether businesses like Hobby Lobby can use religious objections to escape a requirement to cover birth control for employees.

• Visiting the DreamWorks Animation studio in Glendale, CA on Tuesday, President Obama told employees of the film industry that their work has profound influence both at home and abroad. In the wake of tragedies like Sandy Hook, the entertainment should be mindful of that power, he said.

• The Texas National Guard will immediately begin letting same-sex couples register for benefits after the Defense Department approved a new procedure for enrolling National Guard members and their dependents for benefits.

• A wall of storms bearing down on the East Coast packing ice, sleet and rain could upend holiday travel plans as millions of Americans take to the roads, skies and rails Wednesday for Thanksgiving.