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...

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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Md. Man in Custody After Jumping White House Fence

Md. Man in Custody After Jumping White House Fence

A Maryland man is in custody after jumping the White House fence Wednesday night.

100s of Distracted Driving Citations Handed Out Near U.S. Capitol

100s of Distracted Driving Citations Handed Out Near U.S. Capitol

Capitol Police have issued more than 440 citations for distracted driving on the streets near the Capitol in the past three years, according to a review by the News4 I-Team.

Md. Sex Assaults May Be Related: Police

Md. Sex Assaults May Be Related: Police

Prince George's County Police told News4 two sex assaults reported less than a mile apart may be related.

Teacher Allegedly Had Sex With Student on Her 1st Day

Teacher Allegedly Had Sex With Student on Her 1st Day

A substitute teacher in D.C. has been arrested for having sex with a student on her first day at the school, News4's Mark Segraves reports.

Woman Convicted in Shooting Death of Neighbor, Lover

Woman Convicted in Shooting Death of Neighbor, Lover

A woman has been convicted in the 2012 shooting death of her neighbor and lover, who prosecutors say she killed after finding out he was dating someone else.

Rumors of Violence at Six Flags Prompt Response

Rumors of Violence at Six Flags Prompt Response

The Washington Post reports Suitland High School's principal sent a text message to parents, urging them not to let their kids go to the park this weekend, because gangs were planning to retaliate for...