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Long shutdown could lead to real hardship in affluent suburbs

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.

Thursday - 10/03/2013, 05:21am EDT

Tags: Sharon Bulova, Hank Silverberg, Fairfax County, government shutdown

Honor Flights granted access to WWII memorial

World War II veterans who have traveled from across the country to the federal memorial that honors them are not being denied access, despite the government shutdown.

Wednesday - 10/02/2013, 09:57pm EDT

Tags: government shutdown, Nick Iannelli, Honor Flight, World War II memorial, veterans


Food trucks, street vendors hard hit by shutdown

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.

Wednesday - 10/02/2013, 01:51pm EDT

Tags: government shutdown, food trucks, street vendors, Smithsonian, White House, Hank Silverberg

Shutdown takes half US mine inspectors off the job

Wednesday - 10/02/2013, 10:20am EDT

Tags: mines

Shutdown forces NIH to turn away clinical trial patients

The National Institutes of Health is closing its doors to some new patients during the federal shutdown, namely patients who would participate in clinical trials.

Wednesday - 10/02/2013, 09:01am EDT

Tags: government shutdown, NIH, clinical trials, cancer

Walter Reed open, but expect some changes

The military is on duty during the government shutdown and so are local military hospitals - but it's not business as usual.

Wednesday - 10/02/2013, 08:17am EDT

Tags: paula wolfson, military hospital, va hospital

Shutdown bounces boats from Georgetown facility

The ripple effect of a government shutdown has pushed rowers from the Potomac River.

Wednesday - 10/02/2013, 08:13am EDT

Tags: andrew mollenbeck, Thompson Boat Center, rowing, government shutdown, Georgetown

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