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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Gunman "Assassinates" 2 NYPD Officers, Kills Self

Gunman "Assassinates" 2 NYPD Officers, Kills Self

A gunman who apparently revealed his intent to "take 2 of theirs" on a social media site, ambushed and fatally shot two NYPD officers in their squad car Saturday, investigators said.

Redskins Defeat Eagles, 27-24, in a Nail-Biter

Redskins Defeat Eagles, 27-24, in a Nail-Biter

Where was this Redskins team for the last six games? The Redskins defeated the Philadelphia Eagles Saturday, 27-24, in a hard-fought game at FedEx Field in Landover.

Salvation Army Donations Down

Salvation Army Donations Down

Red Kettle donations are down slightly this Christmas. News4's Derrick Ward reports.

Malls Packed for Super Saturday Rush

Malls Packed for Super Saturday Rush

The rush is on! Malls and shopping centers have been packed on this Super Saturday. And with just five shopping days left until Christmas retailers say it is one of the busiest days of the season.

U.Va. Board Chair Decries 'Drive-By Journalism'

U.Va. Board Chair Decries 'Drive-By Journalism'

The chairman of U.Va.'s Board of Visitors ripped into Rolling Stone magazine, saying the magazine unfairly tarnished the school's image with a piece of "drive-by journalism."

Police: Fireworks Injury Actually Gunshot Wound

Police: Fireworks Injury Actually Gunshot Wound

After determining that the injury was a gunshot wound, the man was taken to the hospital.