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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Body Found in Water Near National Airport

Body Found in Water Near National Airport

Police spokesman Officer Hugh Carew says the body was discovered just before noon Saturday in the water near the southern end of the airport.

Former Redskins Linebacker Trades In Plays For Paint Brush

Former Redskins Linebacker Trades In Plays For Paint Brush

News4's Jim Handly spoke to Andre Collins about his charity, "Smocks and Jocks"

Fairfax Co. Residents React to New Information on Geer Shooting

Fairfax Co. Residents React to New Information on Geer Shooting

Residents attend the annual Mount Vernon Town Hall meeting to voice their concerns over John Geer document release.

Teen Dies after Struck by Car in Prince George's Co.

Teen Dies after Struck by Car in Prince George's Co.

Police said Saturday that Derrick Bradford, 19, of Washington, died on Friday afternoon. He was critically injured in the crash Thursday night.

Whitney Houston's Daughter in Induced Coma

Whitney Houston's Daughter in Induced Coma

Bobbi Kristina Brown, the daughter of late singer Whitney Houston, is in a medically induced coma after she was found unresponsive in a bathtub, relatives told NBC affiliate WXIA.

Documents From Fatal John Geer Shooting Released

Documents From Fatal John Geer Shooting Released

Police released more than 11,000 pages of documents from the shooting of 46-year-old John Geer Friday evening.