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

Wednesday, Oct 16, 2013 at 12:10 PM EDT

Deadline Looms: Live Blogging the Debt Crisis

Deadline Looms: Live Blogging the Debt Crisis

The nation is just hours away from a crucial default deadline, and Washington remains muddled in a risky legislative process that has the world holding its collective breath. Watch here for live updates, photos...

Wednesday, Oct 16, 2013 at 09:05 AM EDT

More Furloughed Workers Called Back to Duty

More Furloughed Workers Called Back to Duty

In the space of a week, Chris Vaccaro was furloughed from his government post, called back to work and then furloughed again in head-spinning events that left him feeling like a human yo-yo.

Wednesday, Oct 16, 2013 at 09:05 AM EDT

D.C. Finds Funds to Keep City Running in Shutdown

D.C. Finds Funds to Keep City Running in Shutdown

D.C. finds $400 million to keep city running through the end of October.

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2013 at 09:14 PM EDT

Leggett Promises to Open Glen Echo Park

Leggett Promises to Open Glen Echo Park

The Montgomery County executive promises to tear down the barricades at Glen Echo Park in Maryland if the National Park Service doesn't reopen the historic landmark.

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2013 at 06:54 PM EDT

Ford's Theatre Reopening With Private Funds

Ford's Theatre Reopening With Private Funds

Ford's Theatre is reopening its doors and resuming performances with private funding, even though the government shutdown is continuing into a third week.

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2013 at 07:13 PM EDT

Food Truck Owners Avoid Government Centers

Food Truck Owners Avoid Government Centers

The ubiquitous food trucks that dot downtown city streets are feeling effects of the federal shutdown.

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

Shutdown Puts Marine Corps Marathon in Jeopardy

Shutdown Puts Marine Corps Marathon in Jeopardy

The Marine Corps Marathon is in jeopardy of cancellation if the government shutdown is not resolved this week, marathon director Rick Nealis confirmed. MCM targeted Saturday as the date to notify runners of the...

Wednesday, Oct 16, 2013 at 03:24 AM EDT

Congress' News Conferences Cost Big Money

Congress' News Conferences Cost Big Money

Dozens of news conferences by members of Congress since the government shutdown began have cost more than $30,000.

Monday, Oct 14, 2013 at 04:21 PM EDT

WATCH: Govt. Shutdown Google+ Hangout

WATCH: Govt. Shutdown Google+ Hangout

News4 anchor Aaron Gilchrist hosted a Google+ hangout about the federal government shutdown.

Monday, Oct 14, 2013 at 04:06 PM EDT

Obama Joins Furloughed Federal Workers at Martha's Table

Obama Joins Furloughed Federal Workers at Martha's Table

President Barack Obama joined furloughed federal workers volunteering at a food pantry in northwest D.C. Monday afternoon.

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Soldiers Placing 230K US Flags at Arlington Cemetery

Soldiers Placing 230K US Flags at Arlington Cemetery

Soldiers are placing nearly a quarter of a million U.S. flags at Arlington National Cemetery as part of a Memorial Day tradition.

'We Just Need a Little More': Update on Reporter's Murder

'We Just Need a Little More': Update on Reporter's Murder

A day before the first anniversary of the shooting death of local news reporter Charnice Milton, the D.C. police chief said investigators "just need a little more" to catch her killer.

23 Children, 2 Adults Injured in Silver Spring Crash

23 Children, 2 Adults Injured in Silver Spring Crash

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90-Year-Old DC Man Becomes Reddit Sensation

90-Year-Old DC Man Becomes Reddit Sensation

A World War II veteran living in D.C. was flooded with questions about his life experiences when he posted to Internet forum site Reddit.

Trump Reaches the Magic Number to Clinch Nomination

Trump Reaches the Magic Number to Clinch Nomination

Donald Trump on Thursday secured the number of GOP delegates needed to clinch the Republican nomination for president, NBC News has confirmed. Trump passed the 1,237 mark after unbound delegates from...

A Look at One of the Most Dangerous Intersections in DC

A Look at One of the Most Dangerous Intersections in DC

It's one of the most dangerous intersections in the city, and D.C. Councilmember Mary Cheh wants to see changes. News4's Derrick Ward has more from 14th Street and Columbia Road in Northwest Washington.