Treasury and the Fed have begun planning for default – Reuters
Chinese state news agency calls for “de-Americanized” world – Xinhua
In a sense, the government default has already begun – Felix Salmon
Ezra Klein calls Obamacare rollout a “disaster” – Washington Post
Insurance firm sues 46 chiropractors and MRI company in Twin Cities – StarTribune
People born in the 1930s and 1940s have done especially well – Marginal Revolution
Gamechanger? Startup uses phone photos to track grocery store inflation – WSJ
Gov’t shutdown pinches businesses in Wisconsin – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
A journey through Russia’s decaying heartland – NY Times
Jilted bride donates her wedding to disability group for Halloween party – StarTribune