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The federal government shutdown hasn't just closed the Smithsonian museums -- it also has closed the programs that are run there.
As the sun set on the first full day of the federal shutdown, there was a glow-in-the-dark protest Tuesday night at the Capitol Building.
The Defense Department has suspended all intercollegiate sports competitions at all service academies including the Naval Academy in Annapolis.
WTOP asked listeners and readers to share their opinions on the government shutdown. Here is what they had to say.
Here are some of the ways federal workers may have occupied their time from Nov. 14 through Nov. 19, 1995, and Dec. 16, 1995 through Jan. 6, 1996, the last time the government shut down.
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The top three cities are nearby, but the rest of the list might surprise you.
The federal government shutdown is here, and that means some places around town are offering freebies.
Governance experts say it's no wonder our government is shutdown: Congress is mired in gridlock, budgets aren't passed on time and the president cannot get his nominations to high-ranking posts promptly approved.
The National Park Service is readying signs and barricades to close down the memorials and monuments that line the National Mall in case of a government shutdown.
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