Stock markets are closing lower and lower as the government remains shutdown. Brown argues that a greater fall in stock prices may be the wake-up call Washington needs. The market needs to scare congress straight before Washington will get serious about finalizing a budget plan and re-open the government.
Male Sumatra tiger Vanni is photographed through a reflecting window as it checks out its new enclosere in the zoo in Frankfurt, Germany, on its first public appearance Wednesday. The six-year-old tiger was ordered as company for female tiger Malea that had lived alone for the last three years.