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The Pulse: Wild Chase Locks Down the Capitol

Michael Jackson's death, still a mystery, and the government still shutdown. Here is Thursday's edition of "The Pulse".
Michael Jackson's death, still a mystery, and the government still shutdown. Here is Thursday's edition of "The Pulse".

Actress Julianne Moore claims her place among the "stars*! The "Carrie" star receiving her star on the famous Hollywood walk of fame, Thursday. Surrounded by her family, peers and her "Don Jon" co-star Joseph Gordon-Levitt. Moore has clutched four Oscar nominations since starting her acting career in 1985.

A verdict has been reached in the civil suit over Michael Jackson's 2009 death. The singer's family sued AEG live, claiming they were negligent in hiring physician Conrad Murray. After 13 hours of deliberation, the jury decided Murray was indeed fit to serve as a general practitioner. Prosecution says they are unhappy with the decision and will be exploring more options.

FEMA is recalling some furloughed workers to help prepare for tropical storm Karen. The storm is expected to reach hurricane strength by Friday, and hit the Gulf Coast this weekend. About 86-percent of FEMA's staff was furloughed due to lack of funding caused by the government shutdown. The agency has not released the number of employees being recalled.

It's day three of the government shut down and still no deal. So where does that leave us? At a stalemate. Both sides continue to play 'the blame game' while many government services remain closed and unfunded. The U.S. is also inching close to another critical date A default is possible if congress doesn't raise the debt ceiling by October 17th.

The U.S. Capitol on lock down and emergency vehicles swarmed the area earlier today after people were told to take shelter. The situation involved a car chase that ended at the Capitol. Police have identified Miriam Carey as the driver, she was fired upon by police and pronounced dead some time later. One police officer was injured in the collision.

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