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Q&A: What happens if US breaks borrowing limit?

10/13/2013 10:42am
Negotiations in Congress to raise the nation's borrowing limit are up against a deadline of Thursday. If the limit isn't raised by then, the government will no longer have authority to borrow to pay its bills.

Shutdown impact: A few national parks reopen

10/13/2013 10:45am
The government shutdown continues with some hope for those who would like to visit the nation's national parks: The Obama administration said it would allow the states to use their own money to pay for park operations. Arizona, Colorado, New York, North Dakota and Utah were among those that jumped at the chance.

Social Security raise to be among lowest in years

10/13/2013 4:58pm
For the second straight year, millions of Social Security recipients, disabled veterans and federal retirees can expect historically small increases in their benefits come January.

Ford, University of Michigan open new battery lab

10/13/2013 10:03pm
Ford Motor Co. and the University of Michigan are opening a new battery research and manufacturing lab that they hope will speed the development of batteries for electric and hybrid cars.