The Monday-night deadline hasn't brought the parties closer together, as Tea Party lawmakers are trying to use a spending bill to defund the Affordable Care Act. With pressure mounting on splintered Republicans, House Speaker John Boehner scheduled a closed-door, lunchtime meeting of GOP lawmakers.
Despite reports of a shoe being thrown at President Hassan Rouhani's car, he had many backers among the crowds that gathered near Tehran's airport Saturday. Some voiced their support; others criticized the U.S. and Israel.
Britain's Brian Cookson says he will focus on helping cycling recover from years of doping scandals. "I felt I owed it to the cycling world to put an end to the misery that we were all going through," he says.