Oct 152013

In this CNN Student News: Government Shutdown Continues; Tracking Tropical Storm Karen

CARL AZUZ, CNN ANCHOR: It`s Friday. I`m Carl Azuz. This is CNN STUDENT NEWS. Today, we are going from the Gulf of Mexico to the Persian Gulf, and from marine mischief to feline follicle follies. First up, though, shutdown. No budge in the government`s budget crisis on Thursday. The president and Democrats are on one side, Republicans on the other. Wednesday evening, congressional leaders from both parties met with President Obama at the white House. The result — no result. This partial government shutdown has to do with different views on government spending. But anger about the president`s health care reform law, commonly known as Obamacare is involved here, too.
There`s another potential battle looming in Washington. The country`s debt ceiling is the next subject, and the dead line for that is getting closer.


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