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Stocks Lower As Investors Watch Washington
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are slipping on Wall Street after more tensions flared up in federal budget talks in Washington.
The Dow Jones industrial average and other major market indexes had been little changed in morning trading but took a turn lower after House Speaker John Boehner expressed fru…
East Coast Rocked by Earthquake, Pentagon Evacuated
An earthquake epicentered in Virginia occurred Tuesday afternoon, with people in Washington, DC, New York, Ohio, North Carolina, Massachusetts and Toronto reporting they felt the tremors, as well.
Reports thus far indicate the quake registered a 5.9 on the Richter scale.
Watch The Opening Session Of The 112th Congress LIVE
The new 112th Congress is in it's opening session, with the House being lead by House Speaker elect John Boehner (R-OH). President Barack Obama's Healthcare reforms are expected to be a target for the Republicans, who now dominate the new House of Representatives with Democrats maintaining…