The three day government shutdown is on the verge of ending after enough Senate Democrats joined with Republicans to pass a three week extension of funding. In exchange the Republican party gave assurances that Congress would take up a larger immigration bill during that time. The funding measure was approved 81 to 18. Senate negotiators…

ATLANTA — A Michigan man has been accused of threatening to travel to Atlanta to commit mass murder at CNN headquarters, reports CBS Atlanta affiliate WGCL-TV. He was arrested after an FBI investigation, the station says. According to federal court documents, the man, from a Detroit suburb, made 22 calls to CNN about a week…