Shutdown puts businesses, foreign workers in limbo

Gov't shutdown leaves businesses and foreign workers in limbo over pay, changes to jobs

Sunday - 10/13/2013, 03:20am EDT

Senate GOP leader talks of bipartisan solution

After White House meeting, Senate GOP leader talks of bipartisan solution to budget impasse

Sunday - 10/13/2013, 03:20am EDT

Md. and Va. food stamp websites go down due to nationwide system outage

There appear to be major problems with the Electronic Benefits Transfer System, the website that handles Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits, Saturday.

Sunday - 10/13/2013, 02:04am EDT

Ariz., some other states reopen national parks

So far, Utah, Colorado, South Dakota, Arizona and New York are using state funding to reopen national parks this weekend. Tourists returned to the Grand Canyon Saturday, and the Statue of Liberty will reopen Sunday.

Saturday - 10/12/2013, 08:36pm EDT

In shutdown mode, Gray says D.C. is 'still open for business'

The District is running out of the money during the federal shutdown, and D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray says he's spoken to lawmakers with limited success.

Saturday - 10/12/2013, 05:44pm EDT
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Congress lumbers while threatened default looms

Republicans and Democrats in Congress lumbered through a day of political maneuvering Saturday while a threatened default by the Treasury crept uncomfortably closer and a partial government shutdown neared the end of its second week.

Saturday - 10/12/2013, 04:25pm EDT

White House: Obama has concerns with GOP proposal

White House: Obama has some concerns with GOP budget proposal, all sides need to keep talking

Saturday - 10/12/2013, 01:40pm EDT

Accelerated efforts, no agreement on shutdown/debt

With time running short, President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner accelerated efforts Friday to prevent the U.S. Treasury from default and end a partial government shutdown that stretched into an 11th day. The latest impacts: New aircraft grounded, military chaplains silenced and a crab harvest jeopardized in the Bering Sea.

Friday - 10/11/2013, 08:46pm EDT

Some states could take over operation of national parks

Closed national parks and monuments are one of the most visible signs of the government shutdown. They've also been the subject of many protests.

Friday - 10/11/2013, 06:07pm EDT

Judge opens McLean ball field closed in shutdown

A consortium of youth sports organizations in McLean filed a lawsuit Wednesday in federal court over the closure of Langley Fork Park. Although owned by the National Park Service, it is maintained and operated by Fairfax County.

Friday - 10/11/2013, 05:59pm EDT

No D.C. Lottery payouts during shutdown

Winners of the D.C. Lottery won't be able to cash in those winning tickets any time soon.

Friday - 10/11/2013, 04:45pm EDT

Fisher House to send additional $25K checks to families of fallen service members

A military charity that had stepped in to continue payments to families who lost service members during the government shutdown is sending an additional check to those affected.

Friday - 10/11/2013, 04:42pm EDT

Shutdown keeps planes grounded, crab fleet at dock

Planes grounded, accidents not investigated, crab fleet docked by shutdown, Senate panel told

Friday - 10/11/2013, 04:30pm EDT

Furloughed? Could be time for a career change

The government shutdown has left many federal workers with a lot of unexpected time on their hands. Right now is a great time to start focusing on your career path.

Friday - 10/11/2013, 04:20pm EDT

Obama signs bill to pay military death benefits

Families of fallen troops will be assured of receiving death benefits under legislation President Barack Obama signed Thursday amid a national firestorm after the Pentagon suspended the roughly $100,000 payments during the partial government shutdown.

Friday - 10/11/2013, 04:18pm EDT

Boehner spox says Obama, speaker talk by phone

House Speaker John Boehner's office says the Ohio Republican spoke by phone with President Barack Obama Friday afternoon.

Friday - 10/11/2013, 04:13pm EDT

Shutdown impact: Some national parks could reopen

A look at how services have been affected, and sometimes not, by Congress failing to reach an agreement averting a partial government shutdown.

Friday - 10/11/2013, 03:18pm EDT

Tips down as shutdown stings service industry

Cups clank and grills sizzle on a rainy morning inside Tastee Diner. While the typical sounds remain at the Bethesda, Md. eatery, something is noticeably absent: Customers.

Friday - 10/11/2013, 03:18pm EDT

Shutdown heads south; Antarctic stations shuttered

Federal government shutdown means Antarctic research stations close as research season begins

Friday - 10/11/2013, 11:10am EDT

Establishment GOPers assail tea party on shutdown

From county chairmen to national party luminaries, veteran Republicans across the country are accusing tea party lawmakers of staining the GOP with their refusal to bend in the budget impasse in Washington.

Friday - 10/11/2013, 07:56am EDT
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