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House Republicans huddled on Friday to plot their next move on the fourth day of a U.S. government shutdown that many fear will drag on until Congress reaches a deal to raise the debt ceiling and avoid a default.
Stocks inched higher in early trading on Wall Street Friday but investors are keeping a wary eye on Washington, where a partial shutdown of the federal government has dragged on the market all week.
The government shutdown could last for weeks, not least because politically safe lawmakers in both parties don't see any need to compromise with their colleagues across the aisle.
José Cuauhtémoc "Bill" Meléndez was hired by Walt Disney in 1938, and went on to work on classic Disney, Warner Bros. and "Peanuts" cartoons.
Antonia Novello was the first woman U.S. surgeon general and also the first Hispanic to hold the position.
The U.S. Treasury Department warned Thursday that "political brinksmanship" over the debt ceiling could be catastrophic to the economic recovery.
Americans are finding their lives upended in startling ways by the government shutdown now in its third day. Weddings are in peril, vacations are ruined and a Midwest farmer can't even cash a check for a cow he sold.
AutoNation reported Wednesday that new vehicle sales were the best in six years.
Most Americans don't want an increase of the debt ceiling to be blocked as a way to halt the Affordable Care Act, and said the GOP would be to blame if the limit isn't raised, polls indicate.
President Obama warned that the longer the federal shutdown lasts, the more families will be hurt. Republicans, meanwhile, are trying to pass bills authorizing funding for individual agencies rather than pass a budget acceptable to the Senate.
Top European officials are keeping a worried eye on the U.S. government shutdown, saying it could hurt growth around the world if Congress doesn't agree on a new budget deal within days.
The initial impact of the federal shutdown on the real estate and mortgage industry is comparable to a solar flare or a freak snowstorm that temporarily immobilizes activity on Capitol Hill, an economist says.
A survey shows U.S. businesses added 166,000 jobs last month, a sign of only modest improvement in hiring.
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