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World Relieved As U.S. Avoids Debt Default

AP | JOE McDONALD | Posted 12.17.2013 | World

BEIJING — BEIJING (AP) — Political leaders, investors and ordinary people Thursday welcomed the end of a U.S. government shutdown but already ...

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GOP Congressman Asks If Smoking Pot Is A First Amendment Right

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 10.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- At a House hearing Wednesday over the shutdown's closure of the National World War II Memorial, Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) questioned why ...

Shutdown Enters Third Week

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.15.2013 | Politics

The government shutdown is entering week three as lawmakers continue to debate a deal on spending. Also looming is a Thursday deadline on raising t...

LATEST UPDATES: Government Shutdown Continues

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.14.2013 | Politics

The government is still shut down and the U.S. is approaching a deadline for raising the debt limit. Both issues are being discussed by lawmakers, ...

Statue Of Liberty Reopens Amid Government Shutdown

AP | VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 10.13.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — The Statue of Liberty has reopened to the public after the state agreed to shoulder the costs of running the site during...

Donors Help Fund Programs Hurt By Government Shutdown

AP | JEANNIE NUSS | Posted 10.13.2013 | Politics

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — As the partial government shutdown rolls on, programs that rely on federal money are feeling the strai...

LATEST UPDATES: Shutdown Discussions Continue In Congress

Posted 10.13.2013 | Politics

The government shutdown entered its 13th day Sunday as negotiations on how to end the budget standoff continued in Congress. The Senate was set to ...

Shutdown Deliberations Continue

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.12.2013 | Politics

The government is still shut down, but negotiations continue among lawmakers looking for solutions to the shutdown and the looming default. The Sen...

Big Creditors Press U.S. To Resolve Debt Row

Reuters | Posted 12.07.2013 | World

By Ben Blanchard and Tetsushi Kajimoto BEIJING/TOKYO, Oct 8 (Reuters) - Japan's finance minister pressed the United States on Tuesday...

Rest Of The World Thinks Congress Is ‘Laughing Stock' For Government Shutdown -- And They're Right.

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 10.04.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the world’s greatest superpower, with the oldest constitutional democracy on Earth, American exceptionalism has struck again. The g...

What The Rest Of The World Thinks About The U.S. Shutdown

Agence France Presse | | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

From Chinese bloggers to European central bankers, the world is watching the U.S. government shutdown with a mixture of bewilderment and growing nervo...

Shutdown Could Delay Military Aid To Israel And Other Allies

Reuters | Posted 12.02.2013 | World

WASHINGTON, Oct 2 (Reuters) - A prolonged U.S. federal government shutdown could delay military assistance to Israel and other American allies, the ...