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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.
If the stalemate on Capitol Hill cuts off federal food assistance programs, area food banks could bare the brunt of feeding hungry families in the D.C. region beginning in November.
An energy vampire in your house is sucking your wallet dry. But you can drive a stake into it and reduce your energy costs by 10 percent with just a little effort.
Virginia Del. Bob Marshall, R-Manassas, doesn't want to see federal workers who live in Virginia end up in court for debt collections because of the government shutdown, so he will propose legislation to give feds a break.
Drivers can expect even lower gas prices this week than the week before. The weather, in addition to the worry over the economy under government shutdown mode, is to blame.
Another poll on the Virginia governor's race shows the gap between the candidates widening.
There are some visible signs of the federal government shutdown outside Washington. Some scenic bypasses are closed and Gravelly Park along the George Washington Parkway is closed. But the real pain outside of downtown D.C. may not show up for a week or two if the shutdown lasts a while.
Food trucks and street vendors that are part of the everyday landscape of D.C. are finding sales way off because of the federal shutdown.
A baby born prematurely after a car crash Sunday morning has died. The crash also killed a 44-year-old driver.
How long does it take you to get an appointment with your doctor? If the Affordable Care Act goes into effect Jan. 1, 2014, as planned, bringing an estimated 20 million people into the health care system, it could take longer.