National Headlines 9-23-13

Strained relationships increase likelihood of fiscal calamity (The Hill)

Accused Boston bomber will learn by January if U.S. will seek death (Reuters)

Obama, GOP look at shutdown in a week (USA Today)

Study: Number of immigrants in U.S. illegally has stopped falling (Los Angeles Times)

Obama endorses NYC mayoral candidate (USA Today)

Police: NYC mob attacks Sikh professor, thinking he’s Muslim (USA Today)

Facebook co-founder’s husband announces run for Congress (CBS News)

Boston Police Commissioner Davis, face of Marathon bombing investigation, steps down (Fox News)

Navy Yard shooting: ‘There’s a guy slaughtering people with a shotgun’ (CNN)

Who Receives ‘Food Stamps’? Why It Is Critical To Continue Their Support (Forbes)

Republican Senate Candidate Lonegan Speaks to Supporters in New Milford (

Obama unlikely to name Fed head this week: source (Reuters)