A) The government shutdown may finally end today. Here’s the lowdown. CNN.
B) Here’s the damage that would be done if a deal is not reached. Economist.
C) Meanwhile, here’s what the government shutdown looks like to immigrants. New York Times.
D) Of course, the government has been kind of funny, too. About.
E) Now for some even worse news: Oreos are as addictive as cocaine. Los Angeles Times.