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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Daycare Owner Charged With Shaking Baby: PD

Daycare Owner Charged With Shaking Baby: PD

A daycare owner who claims she resuscitated a 9-month-old baby has been charged with shaking the girl, according to Montgomery County Police.

All-Clear at Pentagon Centre Mall After Bomb Threat

All-Clear at Pentagon Centre Mall After Bomb Threat

Authorities have given the all-clear at the Pentagon Centre mall, more than two hours after it was evacuated due to a bomb threat.

Man Barricades Self Inside Home in NE D.C.

Man Barricades Self Inside Home in NE D.C.

D.C. police and U.S. marshals are on the scene where a man has barricaded himself inside a Northeast D.C. home.

14-Year-Old Girl Missing From Prince George's Co.

14-Year-Old Girl Missing From Prince George's Co.

Cecilia Ivy Guzman was last seen in the 7100 block of Freeport Street in Hyattsville, Maryland.

Co-Pilot Hid Illness From Germanwings: Prosecutors

Co-Pilot Hid Illness From Germanwings: Prosecutors

Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz appears to have hidden evidence of an illness from his employers, including having been excused by a doctor from work the day he crashed a passenger plane into a mountain...

Body of Missing 5-Year-Old Virginia Boy Found

Body of Missing 5-Year-Old Virginia Boy Found

The body of a missing 5-year-old Virginia boy has been found, WSLS in southwest Virginia confirmed.