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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Hannah Graham: Remains Found Belong to UVa. Student

Hannah Graham: Remains Found Belong to UVa. Student

A body found Saturday is missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, the Albemarle County Police Department said Friday.

D.C. Teen Remains in Coma After Hit-And-Run

D.C. Teen Remains in Coma After Hit-And-Run

Jeremiah Williams has been in a coma since he was struck by a hit-and-run driver Tuesday night in D.C.

Handcyclist Competing in Third MCM

Handcyclist Competing in Third MCM

A double-leg amputee marine will be one of dozens of handcyclists will take part along side runners in the Marine Corps Marathon Sunday.

Nina Pham Meets With Obama After Discharge From NIH

Nina Pham Meets With Obama After Discharge From NIH

Dallas nurse Nina Pham, who contracted Ebola while caring for a patient in Texas, was discharged from the hospital Friday, now free of the virus, and will meet with President Barack Obama at the White...

Micro Cameras Found in Search of Rabbi's Towson U. Office

Micro Cameras Found in Search of Rabbi's Towson U. Office

A D.C. rabbi accused of secretly recording women shower at a Georgetown synagogue also had a collection of secret recording devices in his office at a Maryland college, according to court documents.

Fevered Health Worker in Isolation at Newark Hospital

Fevered Health Worker in Isolation at Newark Hospital

A health care worker with a recent history of treating Ebola patients in West Africa developed a fever after landing at Newark Airport Friday, and is now in isolation at University Hospital in Newark, officials...