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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Ad Featuring Prophet Muhammad Submitted to Metro

Ad Featuring Prophet Muhammad Submitted to Metro

A group behind some controversial ad campaigns wants to plaster an image of the Prophet Muhammad on the side of Metrobuses and in train stations.

Man Who Killed Friend Over Love Triangle to Be Sentenced

Man Who Killed Friend Over Love Triangle to Be Sentenced

The Silver Spring man convicted of fatally stabbing a friend over an apparent love triangle will learn his sentence Wednesday.

Family Killed in Quadruple Murder Remembered in Obit

Family Killed in Quadruple Murder Remembered in Obit

Three members of a family murdered in their Washington home are being remembered "for their devotion to family and charitable efforts for the less fortunate.''

Man Who Appeared Drunk Forced Son, 13, to Drive

Man Who Appeared Drunk Forced Son, 13, to Drive

A man who appeared to be drunk forced his 13-year-old son to drive his car, the Frederick County Sheriff's Office said.

14 Indicted, 7 Arrested in U.S. FIFA Corruption Probe: DOJ

14 Indicted, 7 Arrested in U.S. FIFA Corruption Probe: DOJ

Nine FIFA officials and five corporate executives have been indicted on racketeering, conspiracy and corruption charges linked to the organization's oversight of the World Cup and other international soccer...

Parking Changes Could Come to Several D.C. Neighborhoods

Parking Changes Could Come to Several D.C. Neighborhoods

Parking changes are coming to several D.C. neighborhoods.