Center for Effective Government - Just after midnight on Oct. 17, President Obama signed legislation that avoided a dangerous default and reopened the government after the third-longest government shutdown in history. Under the terms of the deal, the government was funded through Jan. 15, 2014, and the debt limit was extended until Feb. 7, 2014. Read more.
The FBI confirmed on Monday that criminal ransomware gang DarkSide is responsible for the cyberattack on the Colonial Pipeline network. Read more.