Posted: Jan 02, 2018 05:49 PM PST
Updated: Jan 02, 2018 06:33 PM PST
Congress has until midnight ET Friday to stop a federal government shutdown. Here's a look at past shutdowns.
One of the most frequently asked questions Americans ask when a government shutdown happens is, who continues to get paid and who doesn't? Take a look at who continues to collect a paycheck during a shutdown.
Edgar Allan Poe is born, Scrabble goes international, the Apple Lisa goes on sale, and the "Purple Rain" soundtrack releases its grip on the charts, all on this day.