Oct 152013

In this CNN Student News: Federal Government Shut Down; Apple Surges Past Coke to Become World`s Most Valuable Brand

CARL AZUZ, CNN ANCHOR: Hi, welcome to CNN STUDENT NEWS. My name is Carl Azuz. First up today, more talks but no negotiations. President Obama invited congressional leaders to the White House yesterday to discuss the U.S. government shutdown. That meeting was scheduled to happen after we`ve produced this program.
The shutdown has to do with government spending, but the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, is also part of what`s going on here. President Obama, of course, heads the government`s executive branch. Obamacare is his health care reform law. He`s accused Republicans of using it as leverage in the debate over funding the federal government.


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