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) - Lee Thompson Young, best known as the lead character in the Disney Channel television series The Famous Jett Jackson, has died.
Police confirmed to Entertainment Tonight that the 29-year-old was found at approximately 9:45 a.m. PT dead of an apparent suicide by gunshot.
According to TMZ, Young's landlord discovered his body in his Los Angeles home with a gunshot that may be self-inflicted.
Young was currently starring as Boston police detective Barry Frost in the TNT drama Rizzoli & Isles.
"We're devastated by the news of the passing of Lee Thompson Young. Lee will be cherished and remembered by all who knew and loved him," Rizzoli and Islestweeted.
Rain Management Group released the following statement:
"We are deeply saddened by the loss of our long time client and friend, Lee Thompson Young. We send our deepest condolences and thoughts to his family and friends."
"Lee was more than just a brilliant young actor, he was a wonderful and gentle soul who will be truly missed," long-time manager John Baruch said in a statement. "We ask that you please respect the privacy of his family and friends as this very difficult time.
The rising star also co-starred in films such as: Akeelah and the Bee, Redemption: The Stan Tookie Williams Story and Friday Night Lights.
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