The news the D.C. region has been waiting for is here: The National Zoo's panda cam is coming back!
Furloughed federal workers have had a lot of time on their hands over the last two weeks, but it seems some of them made good use of their time by logging onto dating sites and taking advantage of their unplanned time off.
Shutdown impact: Gov't urges creditors to show compassion for furloughed workers without pay
Furloughed workers can send bill collectors a letter from Uncle Sam seeking lenience
Tea party-backed senator says he won't delay vote on bipartisan budget deal
Virginia governor's race a real-time test of shutdown politics raging on Capitol Hill
It's not often that a procedural discussion on the House floor goes viral on the web, but that's what happened with an exchange about a House rule passed before the government shutdown, which involved Rep. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., and Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, who was presiding over the House last weekend.
Frederick County, Md., teacher training with Army researchers canceled by federal shutdown
Ford's Theatre in DC reopening with private funds after going dark due to government shutdown
Billionaire Warren Buffett says budget debate hasn't hurt economy but default would be idiocy
White House: Latest House GOP budget plan a "partisan attempt to appease' the tea party
Americans hoping for an end to the gridlock that's caused a partial government shutdown have an option aside from protesting and rallying in front of the Capitol, according to U.S. Senate Chaplain Barry Black: pray.
Each day Glen Echo Park remains closed, the arts programs that operate there are taking a financial hit. The locally operated park sits on federal land and has been closed throughout the shutdown.
Federal human resources managers are preparing for a range of post-shutdown personnel problems including anxiety and resentment amongst employees who had to work and those who were furloughed.
Alaska 'Deadliest Catch' crab fishery remains sidelined by partial government shutdown
Even when the government shutdown ends, federal workers may face obstacles in getting to work.
A wily fox has made itself at home among the grounds of the presidential mansion while the majority of the lawn and garden caretakers are on furlough.
Collapse for shutdown effort, then new optimism: Chances seen good for approval on Wednesday
Whatever Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell come up with it must pass the House where there's still a take "no prisoners" attitude on the part of the GOP Tea Party brigade and their allies.
DIGITS: How to avert a crisis? The public sends mixed messages on the debt ceiling
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