October 4, 2013 President Obama's Asia trip became a shutdown casualty... the Republican establishment is unhappy with the Tea Party movement whose members probably couldn't care less... the shutdown is causing real damage to the private sector.
October 3, 2013 President Obama's already shortened trip to Asia was canceled Thursday, the White House calling it a casualty of the government shutdown. The White House said Obama personally called the leaders of Indonesia and Brunei to deliver the news.
October 3, 2013 The Golden Dawn Party, which holds seats in parliament, uses Nazi symbols and threatens people who don't agree with its brand of nationalism. Officials say it's a criminal gang: Party leaders have been arrested on charges including murder. But supporters say they're being persecuted for their beliefs.
October 3, 2013 The international team says it hopes to begin onsite inspections and the initial disabling of equipment within a week.
October 3, 2013 A ship packed with African migrants trying to reach Italy apparently caught fire before sinking. It's thought there were about 500 people on board. The vessel had set off from Libya, authorities say.
October 3, 2013 The Egyptian military operation to destroy most of the tunnels used to smuggle goods into neighboring Gaza has led to a shortage of cheap fuel and building materials. It also has led to more sewage flowing into the sea. Change is afoot, however, for the first time in six years.