House Passes Bill To Pay Furloughed Workers
The House has passed a bill to give 800,000 furloughed federal workers retroactive pay once the government reopens.
Pa. Gov: Gay Marriage Remarks Not Meant To Offend [VIDEO]
Pennsylvania's governor says he's sorry if anyone was offended when he compared gay marriage to the marriage of a brother and sister during a TV interview.
Pa. Gov: Gay Marriage Is Like Marriage Of Siblings [VIDEO]
Republican Gov. Tom Corbett compared the marriage of same-sex couples to the marriage of a brother and sister during an appearance on a Friday morning TV news show.
Obama Cancels Asia Trip As Shutdown Continues
resident Barack Obama is canceling a trip to Asia to stay in Washington and push for an elusive funding bill to get the nation's business back up and running.
Obama, Hill Leaders Fail To Solve Shutdown Impasse [VIDEO]
The government limped into a third day of partial shutdown Thursday after a White House meeting among President Barack Obama and top congressional leaders yielded no signs of progress but plenty of evidence that Democrats and Republicans remained riven over a dispute that has idled hundreds of thous…
Holiday Shopping Is Expected To Be Up
Americans, who're increasingly optimistic about improving economic conditions, are expected to spend at a more rapid clip during the upcoming holiday shopping season than they did last year.
Malaysia, Philippines OK With Obama Cancellation
The Malaysian and Philippine governments said Wednesday that they understood President Barack Obama's decision to cancel upcoming visits to their countries.
Budget Battle No Sign Of Easing [VIDEO]
The budget battle shows no signs of easing, with lawmakers from both parties suggesting that the partial government shutdown could last for weeks.
Lakewood Schools Face $4M Shortfall
Lakewood's school district is facing a $4 million shortfall, fueled mainly by transportation and special education costs associated with private school children.
Q-and-A: NJ Insurance Exchange To Begin Enrollment
Uninsured New Jersey residents can begin choosing from health plans Tuesday through an online insurance exchange that is one of the major components of President Barack Obama's health insurance overhaul.
Deadline Passes for Federal Shutdown [VIDEO]
Congress plunged the nation into a partial government shutdown Tuesday as a long-running dispute over President Barack Obama's health care law stalled a temporary funding bill, forcing about 800,000 federal workers off the job and suspending most non-essential federal programs and services.
Stocks Fall Sharply As US Heads Toward Shutdown
The stock market is down sharply in early trading as the U.S. federal government appears headed for a partial shutdown.