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.

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Longest Heatwave of the Summer Arrives

Longest Heatwave of the Summer Arrives

Grab a fan! The longest heatwave of the summer begins Tuesday.

Route 191 Closed Due to Broken Water Main in Bethesda

Route 191 Closed Due to Broken Water Main in Bethesda

A broken water main will affect the morning commute in Bethesda, Maryland.

Body Found in Bay; Believed to Be 2nd Missing Swimmer

Body Found in Bay; Believed to Be 2nd Missing Swimmer

A charter boat captain found a body in the Chesapeake Bay Monday afternoon, and authorities believe it is that of a swimmer who went missing -- with his brother -- Friday.

Arrest Made in Fatal House Party Shooting

Arrest Made in Fatal House Party Shooting

A 21-year-old man wanted in connection with a fatal shooting at a house party has been arrested.

 Trump's Attorney Says 'You Can't Rape Your Spouse'

Trump's Attorney Says 'You Can't Rape Your Spouse'

Donald Trump is making headlines again Tuesday, this time over something his lawyer said while trying to defend the Republican presidential candidate against decades-old allegations of rape, NBC's "Today"...

Nephew Charged in Murder of Md. Man in Field

Nephew Charged in Murder of Md. Man in Field

A Wicomico County man has been charged in the murder of his uncle in a farm field.