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Obama to Meet with Congressional Leaders as Debt Deadline Threatens

U.S. President Barack Obama has invited congressional leaders for talks as the United States moves closer to a default that could damage the world economy. Democrat and Republican leaders from both houses are to meet Monday with the president and Vice President Joe Biden at the White House, during the 14th day of a partial federal government shutdown. Lawmakers are trying to resolve a fight over government spending before the Thursday deadline for extending the country's borrowing ...

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