Feed Frenzy: Shutdown Showdown

President Obama calls out Congress after lawmakers failed to pass an operating budget.
1:43 | 10/01/13

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Tonight a feed frenzy shut things down. The federal government closed its doors last night after failing to reach an agreement on the budget. A move that affects every single government department and agency you may have heard about the museums and national parks shutting their doors. But twitter warnings about incoming asteroids will stop coming from nas sta which depending on the traffic pattern of a million could be crucial or on the nonessential side there is the national zoo's panda-cam that will no longer allow us to keep tabs on the cute, cuddly, 5 week old cub. That's federally funded. With one million out of work and the economy slowing, many may want to use australians as an example following a similar impasse. They removed their parliament. Haven't had a shutdown since. We just can't do that here. And at least not until the next election. Dent don't be alarmed. What you are looking at is not real? None of it in what can be described as a bizarre scene. An italian company, and the submarine surfacing in milan with emergency responders, live television reporters and yes, sailors emerging from the strandedvessel. Is, protect your life with our comprehensive coverage. Because, anything can happen? And in case you missed it. Last night on "dancing with the stars" bill nye did his best to overcome a torn muscle. Limited his movement during a performance of daft punk's "get lucky." He was booted off and took one step forward for almost, kind of, sort of, making science sexy?

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