In his Saturday radio address, President Obama said US troops returning from Iraq offer lessons about the nation's character. In their address, Republicans said troops are most concerned about finding a good job.
Government shutdown looms because of the absence of spending legislation. But GOP, Democratic leaders are sounding bipartisan notes to resolve conflict over payroll tax cuts and unemployment benefits and avert a government shutdown.
Saturday's lunar eclipse promises to make the moon appear supersized and bright red for skywatchers in the Western United States and Canada.