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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Documents: Md. Police Departments Heavily Armed

Documents: Md. Police Departments Heavily Armed

Local police departments in Maryland have received 2,700 pieces of military equipment from the federal government in recent months at no cost, according to documents obtained by News4 I-Team.

Protests Remain Peaceful Outside White House

Protests Remain Peaceful Outside White House

News4's Chris Lawrence spoke with a woman who moved from Ferguson, Missouri to Alexandria because she was afraid of the level of racism her children could experience. She, along with dozens of other...

Matt Williams Must Impersonate Babe Ruth

Matt Williams Must Impersonate Babe Ruth

The Nationals have won 10 straight, leaving the manager no choice but to reprise his impersonation.

McDonnell: I'm Living With Priest, Not Wife

McDonnell: I'm Living With Priest, Not Wife

The latest shocking revelation in the corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife came in court Thursday, as McDonnell revealed the couple is living separately. McDonnell said on...

Goat Rescued After Wandering Streets of NE D.C.

Goat Rescued After Wandering Streets of NE D.C.

A pygmy goat was found wandering the streets of northeast D.C. last week, but the Washington Humane Society found him a new home.

Estranged Husband Kills Wife's Boyfriend, Shoots Self: PD

Estranged Husband Kills Wife's Boyfriend, Shoots Self: PD

A man shot and killed his estranged wife's boyfriend Wednesday night before attempting to take his own life, say Anne Arundel County Police.