“Totally Self-Inflicted Damage”: U.S. on Verge of Default as Pain from 16-Day Shutdown Spreads; U.S. Eases Rules on Exporting Military Technology to Secure Role as World’s Leading Arms Dealer.
October 16, 2013
House Fails to Produce Plan as Debt Ceiling Deadline Looms
Japan: Typhoon Wipha Kills At Least 17
Philippines: Death Toll from Earthquake Rises to 144
Iran Presents Plan to Curb Nuclear Program at Geneva Talks
Greenwald Leaves Guardian to Embrace “Dream Journalistic Opportunity”
Report: Fast-Food Workers’ Reliance on Aid Costs Taxpayers $7 Billion Annually
Nobel Economics Prize Winner Says Inequality is Most Important Issue in U.S.
Report: Pundits Who Urged Strikes on Syria Failed to Disclose Ties to Military Industry
Guantánamo Prisoner Vows to Continue to Hunger Strike
Report: Half a Million Dead Due to Iraq War