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.

Top Stories
Md. Man in Custody After Jumping White House Fence

Md. Man in Custody After Jumping White House Fence

A Maryland man is in custody after jumping the White House fence Wednesday night.

100s of Distracted Driving Citations Handed Out Near U.S. Capitol

100s of Distracted Driving Citations Handed Out Near U.S. Capitol

Capitol Police have issued more than 440 citations for distracted driving on the streets near the Capitol in the past three years, according to a review by the News4 I-Team.

Md. Sex Assaults May Be Related: Police

Md. Sex Assaults May Be Related: Police

Prince George's County Police told News4 two sex assaults reported less than a mile apart may be related.

Teacher Allegedly Had Sex With Student on Her 1st Day

Teacher Allegedly Had Sex With Student on Her 1st Day

A substitute teacher in D.C. has been arrested for having sex with a student on her first day at the school, News4's Mark Segraves reports.

Woman Convicted in Shooting Death of Neighbor, Lover

Woman Convicted in Shooting Death of Neighbor, Lover

A woman has been convicted in the 2012 shooting death of her neighbor and lover, who prosecutors say she killed after finding out he was dating someone else.

Rumors of Violence at Six Flags Prompt Response

Rumors of Violence at Six Flags Prompt Response

The Washington Post reports Suitland High School's principal sent a text message to parents, urging them not to let their kids go to the park this weekend, because gangs were planning to retaliate for...