1 of 9
Scott Stantis

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.

Savannah Hopkinson

The sharp spikes and dives in the markets have some wondering if the once bull market is heading toward a bear market.

Scott Stantis
Scott Stantis

Speculation over who will permanently replace Defense Secretary Jim Mattis continues.

Walt Handelsman

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.

Scott Stantis

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?"

Bill Bramhall

Reports indicate that holiday spending was at its best in six years.

Dana Summers

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.

Dana Summers
Dan Wasserman