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Hope remains for global recovery beyond US impasse

10/13/2013 3:07am
Worries about a possible U.S. debt default cast a pall over weekend meetings of global financial leaders in Washington. But they ended with some hope over signs that the U.S. and European economies are pulling out of long slumps.

Shutdown impact: A few national parks reopen

10/13/2013 10:15am
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.

Ex-US Rep. Gabby Giffords attends NY gun show

10/13/2013 4:21pm
A smiling Gabrielle Giffords toured rows of tables loaded with rifles and handguns Sunday in her first visit to a gun show since surviving a 2011 shooting, and pleaded afterward for people to come together to stop gun violence.