Watch the videos below on Hurricane Irene's aftermath:
Track Hurricane Irene's path as it travels up the East Coast with this interactive from AP.
Congress has raised the debt limit 10 times in the last decade to accommodate growing spending. America is once again close to hitting that ceiling, and lawmakers must act quickly to agree on a plan to avoid a government default by Aug. 2.
Take a look at this AP interactive for an overview of the issues:
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