Coverage of the stalemate in Congress that forced the U.S. government to a standstill

Tuesday, Oct 22, 2013 at 11:35 AM EDT

Shutdown Ends, But Angst for Contractors Remains

Shutdown Ends, But Angst for Contractors Remains

Federal employees are back to work, but the possibility of another government shutdown looms, creating angst for the web of contractors who work in the Washington area and beyond.

Sunday, Oct 20, 2013 at 08:53 AM EDT

Prospects for Immigration Reform Uncertain After Shutdown

Prospects for Immigration Reform Uncertain After Shutdown

Prospects for a comprehensive immigration reform bill remain cloudy after the government shutdown fiasco as activists continue to push their cause, according to NBC News.

Sunday, Oct 20, 2013 at 08:04 AM EDT

Weakening U.S. Dollar Threatens Global Economy

Weakening U.S. Dollar Threatens Global Economy

The U.S. dollar has been the world’s reigning currency for nearly 70 years, however Washington’s brush with default this week has renewed debate about the weakening greenback and the effect its loss of...

Friday, Oct 18, 2013 at 05:01 PM EDT

Google+ Hangout on Shutdown's Effect

Google+ Hangout on Shutdown's Effect

Check out NBCWashington's special video chat about the lingering impact of the federal government shutdown. The discussion was moderated by News4 investigative reporter Scott MacFarlane and Wendy Warren...

Friday, Oct 18, 2013 at 07:14 AM EDT

The Nation Returns to Normal After Shutdown

The Nation Returns to Normal After Shutdown

Life began to return to normal as the federal government reopened its doors after the 16-day partial shutdown that culminated in a late-night rush to pass a bill and avoid a default on the nation's debt. Federal

Thursday, Oct 17, 2013 at 11:55 PM EDT

Federal Employees Head Back to Work as Shutdown Ends

Federal Employees Head Back to Work as Shutdown Ends

Hundreds of thousands of furloughed workers were ordered back on the job Thursday after Congress ended the 16-day government shutdown with a last-minute deal that also averted a debt default.

Top Stories
Battle of the Beltways: Redskins Beat Ravens, 31-13

Battle of the Beltways: Redskins Beat Ravens, 31-13

The Washington Redskins won the Battle of the Beltways Saturday, beating the Baltimore Ravens 31 to 13 in preseason play -- but the quarterback question, as usual, loomed large.

Mother of One Murder Victim Still Hoping for Justice

Mother of One Murder Victim Still Hoping for Justice

There have been more than 100 murders in the District this year, and some of the families of the victims are still waiting for closure. News4's Darcy Spencer talks to one mother who lost her daughter.

Ethics Board to Examine O'Malley's Purchase of Furniture

Ethics Board to Examine O'Malley's Purchase of Furniture

An assistant attorney general in Maryland has asked for a state ethics commission to rule on whether former Gov. Martin O'Malley's purchase of furniture from the governor's mansion violated rules on state...

Two Dead, One Injured in SE D.C. Shooting

Two Dead, One Injured in SE D.C. Shooting

Police said the incident occurred on the 4900 block of B Street, Southeast, just before midnight Friday.

Hundreds Attend Vigil for Slain Texas Deputy

Hundreds Attend Vigil for Slain Texas Deputy

Hundreds gathered at a vigil Saturday to mourn the loss of the sheriff’s deputy ambushed at a Texas gas station while filling up his patrol car the previous evening, NBC News reported.

Montgomery Co. Firefighters Remember Katrina

Montgomery Co. Firefighters Remember Katrina

Montgomery Co. firefighters remember their trip to New Orleans to assist after Katrina, and the devastation they found there. They shared the videos they shot with News4.