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Obama, Republicans fail to agree on debt ceiling

Last Updated: Friday, October 11, 2013, 09:34

Republicans in the meeting offered to extend the government`s borrowing authority for several weeks.

US government shutdown: How it will affect

Last Updated: Monday, September 30, 2013, 15:33

Up to 1 million US federal workers could face furloughs without pay beginning on Oct 1. The last government shutdown ran from December 16, 1995, to January 6, 1996, putting about 800,000 federal workers on furlough.