09/30/2013 2:54amAs Congress confronts a potential federal shutdown Tuesday and an Oct. 17 deadline to extend the government's ability to borrow money, what to watch for:
09/30/2013 5:36amPresident Barack Obama is the insurance industry's most powerful pitchman these days as he drums up interest in the health insurance markets opening for business Tuesday. Whatever the merits of his product, there are reasons for the buyer to beware of his rhetoric.
09/30/2013 1:59pmThe Senate has adopted a bill to pay members of the military in case the government shuts down.
09/30/2013 6:47pmSen. Ted Cruz is pledging to donate his salary to charity during any federal government shutdown.
09/30/2013 8:49pmNearly 3,000 aviation safety inspectors are being furloughed by the Federal Aviation Administration as part of the government shutdown, the union representing the inspectors said Monday.
09/30/2013 9:38pmEx-Nevada power broker Harvey Whittemore admitted he was "arrogant and naive" but insisted "I'm not greedy" before a judge sentenced him Monday to two years in prison for funneling more than $130,000 in illegal campaign funds to Sen. Harry Reid's re-election committee in 2007.
09/30/2013 11:29pmLooking over the edge of the Grand Canyon. Check. Touring the iconic park by Jeep. That will have to wait.
09/30/2013 11:42pmFor the first time in nearly two decades, the federal government staggered into a partial shutdown early Tuesday morning after congressional Republicans stubbornly demanded changes in the nation's health care law as the price for essential federal funding and President Barack Obama and Democrats adamantly refused.