Briefing

THE WEEK

THE U.S. GOVERNMENT SHUT DOWN

'They've shut down the government over an ideological crusade.'

BARACK OBAMA, criticizing Republicans for refusing to pass a budget that doesn't delay the Affordable Care Act

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Elements that were assigned new atomic weights as a result of more accurate measurement technology

'I WILL TELL THE TRUTH IN THE FACE OF THE SWEET TALK AND THE ONSLAUGHT OF SMILES.'

BENJAMIN NETANYAHU, Israeli Prime Minister, alleging that Iran's newfound willingness to negotiate its nuclear policy may be insincere

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Racing pigeons from Belgium impounded by customs officials in China after a dispute over import fees

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