Brits Oppose Mildenhall Housing Plan: The Air Force wants to construct an estimated 440 homes on the western edge of RAF Mildenhall in Britain, but it is running in to opposition to the project from locals, according to the BBC. The concerned citizens near Mildenhall cite the potential for increased traffic and a lack of local involvement. Property developers told the BBC that there would be enough affordable homes available for locals, since a provision exists in the agreement for 160 homes for civilians.
Top lawmakers on Capitol Hill announced Dec. 2 that they have reached a deal to extend the continuing resolution currently funding the government into February. Now, the House and Senate will have to scramble to pass the legislation by 11:59 p.m. Dec. 3 to avoid a temporary shutdown.