Congress has until Friday at 11:59 p.m. ET to pass a $1.3 trillion spending package that would keep the government open, and funded through September.
Prime Minister Theresa May says her government has concluded it is "highly likely" Russia is responsible for the poisoning of an ex-spy and his daughter.
The Dow plunged 1,000 points as it continued its volatile gyrations following new concerns over rising inflation and interest rate hikes.
A day before the Dow fell 1,175 points at closing, outgoing Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen sounded a note of caution on stock valuation.
Outgoing Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen sounded a note of caution on stock valuation.