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

Thursday, Oct 17, 2013 at 07:33 AM EDT

Relief From World As U.S. Avoids Debt Default

Relief From World As U.S. Avoids Debt Default

The world breathed a collective sigh of relief at the end of the shutdown and debt limit crisis, with Asian stock markets rising following the deal. The debt impasse had rattled global markets and threatened the...

Thursday, Oct 17, 2013 at 09:31 AM EDT

No Winners: How Fiscal Showdown Will Affect Key Players

No Winners: How Fiscal Showdown Will Affect Key Players

None of the politicians in Washington really came out of the government shutdown stalemate looking particularly good, but here's how the now-resolved standoff is likely to affect key players moving forward.

Thursday, Oct 17, 2013 at 03:31 PM EDT

Federal Employees Return to Work

Federal Employees Return to Work

Here's what we know now about this compromise plan, and what it means for federal workers and contractors.

Wednesday, Oct 16, 2013 at 09:57 PM EDT

Furloughed Workers Take Refuge in NASA Drama Club

Furloughed Workers Take Refuge in NASA Drama Club

Some furloughed federal workers in Prince George's County looking an outlet from the shutdown have found refuge in the most unlikely places. NASA's music and drama club is one of

Thursday, Oct 17, 2013 at 09:21 AM EDT

Obama Signs Bill Ending Fiscal Crisis -- For Now

Obama Signs Bill Ending Fiscal Crisis -- For Now

President Barack Obama signed a bill early Thursday ending the 16-day partial government shutdown and raising the nation's debt limit after Congress passed a last-minute bipartisan deal just hours...

Wednesday, Oct 16, 2013 at 09:50 PM EDT

Police Chase Sparked by Woman's Beating Ends in Laurel Crash

Police Chase Sparked by Woman's Beating Ends in Laurel Crash

Two men are facing charges after a police chase that ended in a crash in Prince George's County. It started after an officer spotted a woman being beaten in the back seat of a car in Greenbelt,

Wednesday, Oct 16, 2013 at 09:41 PM EDT

Reaction to Shutdown Deal on National Mall

Reaction to Shutdown Deal on National Mall

People on the National Mall react to news that Congress has reached a deal on the debt ceiling and ending the shutdown. News4's Mark Segraves reports.

Wednesday, Oct 16, 2013 at 09:04 PM EDT

Furloughed Families Reassured About Help With Financial Struggles

Furloughed Families Reassured About Help With Financial Struggles

A roundtable in northern Virginia reassure customers hit by furlough that they could get help with financial struggles.

Wednesday, Oct 16, 2013 at 05:49 PM EDT

People Happy With Deal in Congress But Left With Bad Taste

People Happy With Deal in Congress But Left With Bad Taste

People in D.C. told News4's Mark Segraves that while they are happy to learn of a deal in Congress, they are still put off by the shutdown.

Friday, Oct 18, 2013 at 08:52 AM EDT

What's Next for Workers as Furloughs End

What's Next for Workers as Furloughs End

Now that the government shutdown has ended, thousands of furloughed workers returned to their jobs – and their paychecks. Many say they're looking to save more money in case the Senate's proposal, which...

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3 Sex Assaults in 5 Days May Be Linked, Say D.C. Police

3 Sex Assaults in 5 Days May Be Linked, Say D.C. Police

Police said three sexual assaults on women that took place over a five-day period in D.C. may be related. Authorities have released a sketch of a possible suspect.

All Clear After Suspicious Package Found Near D.C. School

All Clear After Suspicious Package Found Near D.C. School

Students at a Northwest D.C. elementary school were briefly kept across the street after a suspicious package was discovered Wednesday morning.

Healthiest Cereals to Kick-Start Your Morning

Healthiest Cereals to Kick-Start Your Morning

We've all heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But with so many options, it can be hard to find healthy and delicious options that are also quick.

Former HHS Official Convicted on Child Porn Charges

Former HHS Official Convicted on Child Porn Charges

A former U.S. Department of Health and Human Services official was convicted Tuesday on child pornography charges, and could face up to life in prison when sentenced.

D.C. Detectives Redeployed to Street Duty

D.C. Detectives Redeployed to Street Duty

News4 has learned D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier has ordered some detectives be redeployed to street duty, instead of working on their cases.

McDonald's Shooting Suspect, Accomplice in Custody

McDonald's Shooting Suspect, Accomplice in Custody

Prince William County police took a suspect in custody in the shooting of a man in the parking lot of a Northern Virginia McDonald's restaurant.