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Birth stats suggest D.C. stayed busy during shutdown

The federal government shutdown had one long-lasting effect.

Thursday - 07/10/2014, 09:47pm EDT

Tags: birth, government shutdown

Memorial grounds lawnmower man rewarded for good deed

The man who was photographed caring for the memorial grounds during the government shutdown is being rewarded for his good deeds.

Wednesday - 11/13/2013, 04:30pm EST

Tags: National Mall, Chris Cox, lawnmower, chain saw, Megan Cloherty

Man who mowed mall during shutdown gets chainsaw

Chris Cox, the South Carolina man, who cut the grass along the National Mall during the shutdown, is being thanked for his hard work with a chainsaw.

Tuesday - 11/12/2013, 07:28am EST

Tags: National Mall, Andrew Mollenbeck

D.C. lost hundreds of millions during shutdown

The 16-day government shutdown took a staggering toll on the economy in and around D.C.

Friday - 10/18/2013, 12:46pm EDT

Tags: economy, D.C.

Shutdown to affect Christmas shopping in a positive way

Retailers are expected to move aggressively to lure in increasingly careful and cash-strapped shoppers.

Friday - 10/18/2013, 09:54am EDT

Tags: shopping, Christmas, Black Friday, John Aaron, retail

Skyline Drive reopens in time for peak fall foliage

The end of the government shutdown couldn't come soon enough for the communities along the Blue Ridge Mountains and Shenandoah National Park as the park welcomes visitors during the peak of the fall foliage.

Friday - 10/18/2013, 05:49am EDT

Tags: foliage, Shenandoah National Park, Skyline Drive, National Park Service, Hank Silverberg, leaves, fall

Furloughed feds who sought unemployment must repay cash

For some feds, the guarantee of back pay means now it's payback time.

Thursday - 10/17/2013, 06:53pm EDT

Tags: unemployment, furlough, federal workers, Andrew Mollenbeck

National Zoo pandacam online, zoo reopens Friday

Thursday - 10/17/2013, 03:12pm EDT

Tags: National Zoo,

Panda cub fattens up during shutdown (Video)

The National Zoo's giant panda cub reached several developmental milestones during the 16-day partial government shutdown.

Thursday - 10/17/2013, 12:12pm EDT

Tags: panda, panda cub, National Zoo, pandacam, Colleen Kelleher

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