When you turn 50, you may think you have it all figured out. But the truth is, there are several money truths left to learn. Legal expert and attorney Ann Margaret Carrozza lists 10 money secrets you should know after you turn 50.
U.S. House Speaker John Boehner, who has failed to win talks with President Barack Obama, faces another challenge as well: what to say to Obama about the debt ceiling if they ever meet to discuss terms.
The U.S. government began its first partial shutdown in 17 years, idling as many as 800,000 federal employees, closing national parks and halting some services after Congress failed to break a partisan deadlock by a midnight deadline.