As 2018 comes to an end, some of the final stories of the year include the stock market, the government shutdown and a new defense secretary.
The constantly changing stock market was one of the most talked about topics this week.
The sharp spikes and dives in the markets have some wondering if the once bull market is heading toward a bear market.
Speculation over who will permanently replace Defense Secretary Jim Mattis continues.
The partial government shutdown has affected more than 800,000 federal workers who are either not working or working for free while the shutdown continues.6 comments on this story
President Trump's insistence on including the border wall in the budget has been a large part of its failure to pass.
Trump made news on Christmas Day after asking a 7-year-old of they still believed in Santa, because "at 7, it's marginal, right?"
Reports indicate that holiday spending was at its best in six years.
With only a few days left on the 2018 calendar, many are looking toward 2019. For some, the future is hopeful. Others are apprehensive about what could be in store after remembering everything that happened this year.