U.S. Senate passes extension of federal spending authority through midnight Wednesday, staving off the threat of a government shutdown that could have been triggered by early Sunday. Mana Rabiee reports.
Facing intense pressure to avoid a government shutdown, the US House of Representatives passes a $1.1 trillion federal spending bill , sending it to the Senate barely two hours before a midnight deadline. Duration: 00:19
All the major markets finished with gains Thursday but off session highs. High spirits on holiday spending fizzled with oil continuing its decline and the renewed threat of a government shutdown. Crude oil fell below $60 a barrel for the first time i
Republicans and Democrats agreed Tuesday on a $1 trillion dollar spending bill to avoid a government shutdown. The spending bill adheres to strict caps negotiated earlier between the White House and Republicans. Pension-related talks between Represen