SAN FRANCISCO, CA - APRIL 07: A seagull flies near Alcatraz Island on April 7, 2011 in San Francisco, United States. If the federal budget impasse cannot be resolved by the Friday deadline, many ... more 
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - APRIL 07: A seagull flies near Alcatraz Island on April 7, 2011 in San Francisco, United States. If the federal budget impasse cannot be resolved by the Friday deadline, many national parks and monument visitor centers will face closure including the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, Muir Woods, Independence Hall, Alcatraz Island, and the Washington Monument. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) less 
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