Nuclear waste is piled up around the United States. Similar waste were part of the problem at Japan's Fukushima plant, which continues to leak even 2.5 years later. That continued crisis has some asking if the U.S. is asking for trouble with its waste storage.
It's come down to Obamacare. For Republicans, delaying its implementation is important enough to shutdown the government if they don't get it. For Democrats, keeping it in place is enough to shutdown the government. Both sides have until midnight, eastern, tonight to modify their tune or the government shuts down.