1. CP - The annual National Day of Prayer will be observed next week with 40,000 events being held nationwide to pray for the country.
2. CBN - The London High Court ruled in favor of a Christian student who was expelled from his university for calling homosexuality a sin in a private Facebook post.
3. Reuters - The Republican-led Congress averted a U.S. government shutdown on Friday and gave lawmakers another week to work out federal spending through Sept. 30, with tricky issues like defense spending still unresolved.