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

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
CSX Train Derails; Hazardous Material Leaking

CSX Train Derails; Hazardous Material Leaking

News4’s Mark Segraves reports the materials are chemicals. It is unknown specifically what chemicals are spilling.

Capitals Lose Penguins 2-1 in Game 2

Capitals Lose Penguins 2-1 in Game 2

The Washington Capitals lost to the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1 in Game 2 of the second round in the NHL playoffs Saturday night.

Family: Man Who Killed Md. Officer May Be Eligible for Parole

Family: Man Who Killed Md. Officer May Be Eligible for Parole

A local family is distraught after learning the man who killed a Maryland Park Police officer more than 40 years ago could be released from prison in several years.

Cruz Wins Majority of Delegates at Virginia Convention

Cruz Wins Majority of Delegates at Virginia Convention

Supporters of U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz prevailed over backers of front-runner Donald Trump in a fight Saturday over delegates to the national Republican party convention, delegates that could help decide who...

President Closes Out His Run as Comedian-in-Chief

President Closes Out His Run as Comedian-in-Chief

President Barack Obama performed his brand of sharp-tongued comedy at the White House Correspondents' Dinner for the last time — wrapping up with "Obama out" and dropping the mic while the crowd...