Coverage of the stalemate in Congress that forced the U.S. government to a standstill

Friday, Oct 18, 2013 at 08:23 AM EDT

What You Could Buy with the $24B the Shutdown Cost

What You Could Buy with the $24B the Shutdown Cost

What's the cost of a shutdown? That's still unclear, but the number will reach into the billions.

Thursday, Oct 17, 2013 at 11:40 PM EDT

Billions in New Spending Added to Debt Bill

Friday, Oct 18, 2013 at 08:29 AM EDT

Federal Contractors Await Reduced Paychecks, Not Back Pay

Federal Contractors Await Reduced Paychecks, Not Back Pay

Federal workers may be eager for that next paycheck, and they have more reason to be than government contractors that won't be reimbursed for their days off.

Friday, Oct 18, 2013 at 10:45 AM EDT

How It Works: Paychecks, Back Pay for Fed Workers

How It Works: Paychecks, Back Pay for Fed Workers

Back to work after 17 days off without pay, federal employees have ongoing questions about their paychecks.

Thursday, Oct 17, 2013 at 06:39 PM EDT

D.C. Lottery Starts Paying Out Prizes Again

D.C. Lottery Starts Paying Out Prizes Again

The waiting period for cashing winning lottery tickets in the District of Columbia is over.

Thursday, Oct 17, 2013 at 12:52 PM EDT

Federal Workers to Get Back Pay in Next Paycheck

Federal Workers to Get Back Pay in Next Paycheck

Federal workers who were furloughed or worked without pay during the shutdown will get back pay in their next paychecks, which for most employees come Oct. 29.

Thursday, Oct 17, 2013 at 11:46 AM EDT

Panda Cub Weighs Five Pounds; Eyes Opened

Panda Cub Weighs Five Pounds; Eyes Opened

Zookeepers provided the first updates on its growing panda cub Thursday morning, hours after the government shutdown ended.

Thursday, Oct 17, 2013 at 04:39 PM EDT

Obama to GOP: Want Change? "Win an Election"

Obama to GOP: Want Change? "Win an Election"

President Obama said "there are no winners here" after lawmakers reached a last-minute agreement to reopen the government after a 16-day shutdown and avert default. The fiscal showdowns had inflicted "completely...

Tuesday, Oct 14, 2014 at 05:37 PM EDT

Marine Corps Marathon to Go On as Planned

Marine Corps Marathon to Go On as Planned

With the government shutdown over, the Marine Corps Marathon will go on as planned, marathon director Rick Nealis announced Thursday morning.

Thursday, Oct 17, 2013 at 01:12 PM EDT

Memorials, Museums Reopen After Shutdown

Memorials, Museums Reopen After Shutdown

After more than two weeks, parks and museums closed during the government shutdown reopened Thursday.

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Gray's Twin: 'Please, Please Stop the Violence'

Gray's Twin: 'Please, Please Stop the Violence'

Thousands of protesters took to the streets Saturday in the largest Freddie Gray rally yet, and after hours of peaceful demonstrations, pockets of protesters smashed out police car windows and storefronts.

Obama Tosses Zingers at White House Correspondents' Dinner

Obama Tosses Zingers at White House Correspondents' Dinner

If it's spring in Washington, it's time for the White House Correspondents' Association's annual dinner.

Islanders Defeat Capitals, 3-1, Force Game 7

Islanders Defeat Capitals, 3-1, Force Game 7

The New York Islanders defeated the Washington Capitals 3-1 Saturday, forcing the playoff series to Game 7 in Washington Monday.

Virginia Man Recounts Surviving Deadly India Quake

Virginia Man Recounts Surviving Deadly India Quake

As the search for survivors continues in Nepal, an Ashburn, Va. man who survived a different deadly quake is recounting is story of survival. He tells News4's Darcy Spencer how the experience has changed...

Va. Rescue Team Ready to Search for Quake Survivors

Va. Rescue Team Ready to Search for Quake Survivors

The Fairfax County. Va. urban search and rescue team waited Saturday to get word on when they would go to Nepal to help look for survivors of the deadly earthquake. News4's Darcy Spencer reports from Chantilly...

1 Hurt, 12 Families Displaced in Apartment Fire

1 Hurt, 12 Families Displaced in Apartment Fire

Smoking materials on a mattress were the likely cause of the blaze.