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Wall Street rallies as threat of U.S. default eases

Wall Street roared in approval Thursday after Washington appeared to break an impasse that threatened to push the country into default. Read more »

Oct. 10, 2013

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DC mayor, Reid speak on phone after confrontation

District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray had what his spokesman calls a "cordial" telephone conversation with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid following their... Read more »

Oct. 10, 2013

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Boehner offers 6-week extension on gov't ability to borrow money; WH says likely OK

Facing a fresh deadline, House Speaker John Boehner said Thursday that Republicans would vote to extend the government's ability to borrow money for six weeks —... Read more »

Oct. 10, 2013

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Markets perk up on U.S. debt ceiling hopes

Financial markets were decidedly perkier Thursday as President Barack Obama was set to meet with top Republican leaders in an effort to end the budget impasse that has... Read more »

Oct. 10, 2013

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Stocks soar on hopes for deal to avoid US default

The stock market broke out of a three-week funk Thursday as Washington moved closer to a deal to avert a U.S. government default. Read more »

Oct. 10, 2013

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Lew warns of 'irrevocable damage' from default

Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew warned Congress Thursday of "irrevocable damage" that an unprecedented federal default could cause, even as House GOP leaders considered a... Read more »

Oct. 10, 2013

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