Navy Yard: President Barack Obama on Sunday called for "a common sense" balance between gun rights and gun control during a memorial gathering held for the Navy Yard shooting victims, The Washington Post reports. "We cannot accept this," Obama said of the September 16 attack.
Congressional Showdown: U.S. House of Representatives Republicans Friday pushed through a measure that would keep the government from shutting down October 1 if it stops spending money on the Affordable Care Act, The New York Times reports. Democratic senators are preparing to strip the provision from the legislation.
BlackBerry Cuts: BlackBerry Ltd. said Friday it is cutting 40 percent of its global workforce after losing nearly $1 billion for the second quarter, CNNMoney reports.