From the Wires

Most fault GOP for shutdown in new WSJ/NBC poll

The Wall Street Journal: The government shutdown has eroded public support for Republicans more than Democrats and most think the showdown is not in the best interest of the country., according to a recent Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll.

U.S. cities bring in more revenue

Reuters: The financial clouds that settled over U.S. cities during the 2007-09 recession are lifting.

Diamonds stud atmosphere of Saturn and Jupiter

NationalGeographic: It sounds like science fiction, but as much as 10 million tons of diamonds may be stored in Saturn and Jupiter, researchers announced this week.

Citizen mows shutdown-neglected Capitol lawns for free

The Washington Post: A chainsaw sculptor from Mount Pleasant, S.C., Chris Cox bought a used lawn mower and a leaf blower and set to work trimming lawns around Washington D.C.'s monuments starting with the Lincoln Memorial.

Danes, Israelis, race to develop insulin pill

Reuters: An insulin pill, long desired by diabetes doctors and patients, could be available by the end of this decade.

Samsung launches curved screen phone

BBC: Samsung Electronics, the world's best-selling smartphone maker, has launched a handset with a curved display screen.

Obama's choice Yellen would be first woman as Fed chief

The Wall Street Journal: Federal Reserve Vice Chairwoman Janet Yellen will be President Obama's nominee as the new chair of the U.S. central bank.

IMF cuts global growth projection again

FOX BUSINESS: Despite expansion in industrialized countries, growth in developing nations remains sluggish so he International Monetary Fund reduced its global output forecast on Tuesday.

Yahoo email becomes more like gmail

AP: Yahoo’s free email service is becoming a bit more like Google’s Gmail as part of its second makeover in less than a year.

Higgs Boson scientists win Nobel prize

BBC: Two scientists have won the Nobel prize in physics for their work on the theory of the Higgs boson.

New $100 bill released Tuesday

CNN: The Federal Reserve will begin circulating a new $100 bill Tuesday, with a number of security measures.

Work on cell traffic wins Nobel prize

Reuters: Three U.S.-based scientists won the Nobel medicine prize on Monday for plotting how vital materials such as hormones and brain chemicals are transported within cells.

China warns U.S. on debt crisis

BBC: China tells US to resolve debt crisis on behalf of global economy.