Top Stories: Debt Limit History; Signing Up For Obamacare : The Two-Way Also: Some senators continue talks ahead of the looming federal debt ceiling crisis; South Dakota ranchers lose thousands of cattle to this month's blizzard; two tropical storms churn just off Mexico's Pacific coast; and the Nobel Prize in Economics goes to three Americans.
NPR logo Top Stories: Debt Limit History; Signing Up For Obamacare

Top Stories: Debt Limit History; Signing Up For Obamacare

It's Columbus Day, and here are our early stories:

— How The Debt Limit Became 'A Nuclear-Tipped Leverage Point'.

— So What's The Real Deadline For Obamacare Sign-Up?

And here are more early headlines:

Nobel Prize In Economics Awarded To Three Americans. (New York Times)

Little Progress In Senate Shutdown/Debt Ceiling Talks. (Politico)

Thousands Of Cattle Lost To Blizzard; Congress Can't Help Ranchers. (NBC)

Scores Die In Hindu Temple Stampede In India. (Reuters)

Aid Workers Still Missing In Syria; Red Cross Calls For Their Release. (UPI)

Calls For Action After Another Migrant Boat Sinks In Mediterranean. (Deutsche Welle)

Two Tropical Storms Swirling Off Mexico's Pacific Coast. (AP)