A Federal Reserve survey shows the U.S. economy held steady during the 16-day partial government shutdown, growing moderately in most regions from October through late November.More >>
A Federal Reserve survey released Wednesday found that the U.S. economy held steady during the 16-day partial government shutdown, growing moderately in most regions from October through late November.More >>
Thursday, October 17 2013 4:40 PM EDT2013-10-17 20:40:19 GMT
(RNN) - By passing a last-minute deal on the debt ceiling, and a 16 days-late deal on the government shutdown, Congress finally got back to doing its job. So, what now? Some people may see it as the timeMore >>
With a budget passed only until January, a debt ceiling deal through February and a bunch of days off for Congress until then, the country may be back in the same situation soon.More >>
Thursday, October 17 2013 5:27 AM EDT2013-10-17 09:27:22 GMT
A last-minute deal has been struck, allowing the federal government to avoid a shutdown. A shutdown would have suspended all federal government services deemed non-essential. All federally-funded museums,More >>
Congress has passed a bill to fund the government and lift the debt ceiling, avoiding default. More >>
Sunday, October 13 2013 6:52 PM EDT2013-10-13 22:52:24 GMT
WASHINGTON, DC (RNN) - Despite the WWII Memorial being closed, members of the Million Vet March have gathered in Washington, DC to protest the government shutdown – according to media reports. "We do notMore >>
Veterans gathered at the World War II Memorial in Washington, DC to protest the government shutdown.More >>
Saturday, October 12 2013 10:44 PM EDT2013-10-13 02:44:59 GMT
People nationwide have been unable to access welfare benefits through their EBT cards Saturday. Reports on the matter indicated the issue has no connection to the government shutdown.More >>
Xerox, which handles EBT systems in several states, said Saturday night the problem that prevented people from using their cards to shop has now been corrected. More >>
(RNN) - The popular NFL video game franchise will have a legend grace the cover of its 25th anniversary edition.
Madden NFL '14 will feature former Detroit Lions running back and Hall of Famer Barry Sanders. Announced Wednesday night on ESPN, Sanders beat Minnesota Vikings running back and reigning NFL MVP Adrian Peterson in a 64-player bracket voted on by fans.
The bracket pitted "old school" and "new school" players against one another.
When the game is released, Sanders will become the second consecutive Detroit Lions player to be featured on the cover. Current Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson graced the box for Madden NFL '13.
Sanders, selected in the first round of the 1989 NFL Draft out of Oklahoma State, played for 10 seasons in Detroit before suddenly retiring in 1998. He finished his professional career with 15,269 rushing yards and 99 touchdowns.
The EA Sports game, named after former NFL player, coach and commentator John Madden, is scheduled for release Aug. 27.
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