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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Donald Trump Surges in New NBC News/WSJ Poll

Donald Trump Surges in New NBC News/WSJ Poll

Jeb Bush called his fellow Republican presidential contender Donald Trump's candidacy a "phenomenon," and said the business man has "appealed to people's anger." "I was surprised that Donald Trump has surged. I

Verizon Workers Stay on Job Without New Contract

Verizon Workers Stay on Job Without New Contract

Verizon has said a strike would have a ``minimal'' effect on customers because it has trained thousands of nonunion employees and can also reroute calls to call centers not affected by the strike, and resolve...

Photo Shows Jericho the Lion Still Alive, Zimbabwe Says

Photo Shows Jericho the Lion Still Alive, Zimbabwe Says

Wildlife authorities in Zimbabwe on Sunday dismissed a report of the shooting death of a male lion who was a companion of Cecil, a well-known lion killed by an American hunter in early July, releasing a...

Additional Arrests Made in Solicitation of Prostitution Operation

Additional Arrests Made in Solicitation of Prostitution Operation

The eight arrests during the overnight hours of Friday, July 31 and Saturday, August 1, 2015, bring the total arrested in this operation to 101 since the beginning of the operation.

Memphis Officer Fatally Shot; Gunman at Large

Memphis Officer Fatally Shot; Gunman at Large

A manhunt was underway for a suspect who fatally shot a Memphis police officer during a traffic stop on Saturday evening, according to officials. Memphis Director of Police Services Toney Armstrong said police...

Teen, Bethesda Native, Dies During Trip In Paraguay

Teen, Bethesda Native, Dies During Trip In Paraguay

The family of a teenager born in Bethesda are looking for answers after he dies mysteriously on a trip to Paraguay. News4's Darcy Spencer reports.