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Things More Popular Than Congress

As the government shut down drags on, Congress is quickly losing popularity. In fact, Congress has just a five percent approval rating. So, what's more popular than Congress right now? Think of the the thing you hate the most and it's probably on this list.

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Is Beer In Jeopardy Thanks To The Government Shutdown?

The government shutdown is now in its fourth day and while we know the mail will still come and laws are still being enforced, here’s who else and what else is being affected.

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U.S. Capitol On Lockdown After Reports Of Gun Shots
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U.S. Capitol Locked Down Briefly After Multiple Gunshots; Suspect Shot and Killed [PHOTOS] [UPDATED]

UPDATE 6:30 P.M. EST: Officials have confirmed that the woman who led police on a car chase from the White House toward the Capitol was indeed killed at the scene. Her name has not yet been released.

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Congress Meets As Government Shutdown Looms
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Government Likely Headed for Shutdown — What Does This Mean?

With Congress unable to agree on a budget or even a short-term emergency bill, it's increasingly likely that the federal government will suffer its first shutdown in 17 years. Leaders in the House of Representatives and the Senate will trade proposals on Monday, but neither side is optimistic that they will reach an agreement.

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US Army Ready to Adopt Major New Tattoo Policy for Soldiers

The US Army is about to make a stink over ink.

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New York Commemorates The 12th Anniversary Of The September 11 Terror Attacks
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Images From the 9/11 Memorial Ceremony at the World Trade Center Site

On Wednesday morning in New York, family and friends of the victims of 9/11, along with law-enforcement and political leaders, gathered at the World Trade Center site to commemorate the 12th anniversary of the terrorist attacks.

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President Barack Obama addresses the nation in a live televised speech from the East Room of the White House
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President Obama Asks Congress to Postpone Syria Vote [VIDEO]

President Obama again made his case for action against Syria in a speech from the East Room of the White House on Tuesday night while asking the House and Senate to put off a vote a vote on military action.

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Cleveland Kidnapper Ariel Castro Found Dead in Jail Cell

Convicted Cleveland kidnapper and rapist Ariel Castro was found dead late Tuesday in his prison cell in Ohio. The New York Daily News reports the 52-year-old hung himself.

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Obama Will Seek Congressional Approval For Action Against Syria [VIDEO]

President Obama said today he will seek approval from Congress before taking any military action against Syria. Obama said he believes military action is necessary.

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Secretary Of State John Kerry Speaks On Syria At The State Department
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Kerry Lays Out Case Against Syria, Says Chemical Attack Killed 1,429

Secretary of State John Kerry described how the government in Syria, led by President Bashar al-Assad, used chemical weapons in an attack on its own citizens, killing 1,429 people, including 426 children. Kerry suggested that the United States must respond, or take the chance that other dictators might act similarly.

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Nidal Hasan Sentenced to Death for Fort Hood Shootings

A jury of 13 military officers sentenced Major Nidal Hasan to death for the killing of 13 people at the Fort Hood Army base in November 2009.

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Military Judge Sentences Bradley Manning
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Bradley Manning Sentenced to 35 Years for Leaking Classified Information

Bradley Manning received a 35-year prison sentence on Wednesday after being convicted of espionage and theft. Manning shared more than 700,000 documents—including battlefield videos, diplomatic cables and classified files regarding the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan—with the website Wikileaks in 2010.

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