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Government Shutdown Will Not Impact Old Ironsides
BOSTON (AP) _ The partial federal government shutdown isn't knocking ``Old Ironsides'' out of commission.
Officials say The USS Constitution, the world's oldest commissioned warship, will remain open to tourists during the shutdown at the Charlestown Navy Yard in Boston...
Bipartisan Budget Deal Clears U.S. House
The House has given sweeping bipartisan approval to a budget bill backed by both President Barack Obama, his Democratic allies and a big majority of the chamber's Republicans.
 
    The 332-94 vote sends the measure to the Senate, where Republicans are more skeptical. But...
Plan to End Shutdown Inching Foreward
One Republican senator says he's more optimistic now that he has been in the past two weeks.
 
    Mike Johanns of Nebraska spoke after a two-hour meeting between Senate Republicans and President Barack Obama at the White House. He's predicting that in the next few days, …
Government Shutdown Could Delay Fuel Assistance Program
Millions of low-income Americans could face delays in receiving help paying their heating bills and monthly rent if the federal government shutdown lingers several more weeks.
 
    That's according to local agencies and state officials who administer the programs...
No End In Sight For Government Shutdown
One week into the partial shutdown of the federal government, President Obama is digging in his heels.  In a White House news conference, the President said he is willing to negotiate with House Republicans but not until they agree to end the shutdown and raise the federal debt ceiling...

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