(CNN) - Senate leaders have reached a short-term, bipartisan deal to end the partial government shutdown and avoid a possible U.S. default on the debt.
The deal still must be approved by the Senate and the House and then signed by President Barack Obama.
Here's a look at how the deal may play out in the coming hours. Of course, this is just a scenario. Whether the deal will be approved in both chambers is, at the moment, anyone's guessFULL STORY