Two US States voted for the personal use of recreational marijuana as legal, reports say on August 2013. These states are Colorado and Washington. This was revealed by various international news reports.
A US government shutdown is looming as the stalemate between Democrats and Republicans over budget cuts continues. Federal workers are disheartened because they will bear the major brunt of the event. Meanwhile the global community “watches” as US politicians “haggle” about national financial issues. This was reported by International news sites, March 7 & 8, 2011.