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.
A Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officer tries to capture a crocodile Nov. 20 on Hollywood Beach, Fla. After several attempts, the crocodile was caught unharmed. The American crocodile has federal protection as a threatened species and is likely to be relocated to its natural habitat.