Government Shutdown | NBC 10 Philadelphia

Coverage of the stalemate in Congress that forced the U.S. government to a standstill

Friday, Oct 18, 2013 at 07:14 AM EDT

The Nation Returns to Normal After Shutdown

The Nation Returns to Normal After Shutdown

Life began to return to normal as the federal government reopened its doors after the 16-day partial shutdown that culminated in a late-night rush to pass a bill and avoid a default on the nation's debt. Federal...

Thursday, Oct 17, 2013 at 11:55 PM EDT

Federal Employees Head Back to Work as Shutdown Ends

Federal Employees Head Back to Work as Shutdown Ends

Hundreds of thousands of furloughed workers were ordered back on the job Thursday after Congress ended the 16-day government shutdown with a last-minute deal that also averted a debt default.

Friday, Oct 18, 2013 at 08:23 AM EDT

What You Could Buy with the $24B the Shutdown Cost

What You Could Buy with the $24B the Shutdown Cost

What's the cost of a shutdown? That's still unclear, but the number will reach into the billions.

Thursday, Oct 17, 2013 at 11:40 PM EDT

Billions in New Spending Added to Debt Bill

Billions in New Spending Added to Debt Bill

Thursday, Oct 17, 2013 at 04:39 PM EDT

Obama to GOP: Want Change? "Win an Election"

Obama to GOP: Want Change? "Win an Election"

President Obama said "there are no winners here" after lawmakers reached a last-minute agreement to reopen the government after a 16-day shutdown and avert default. The fiscal showdowns had inflicted "completely...

Top Stories
'It's Been a Great Day': Trump Gets Started in Oval Office

'It's Been a Great Day': Trump Gets Started in Oval Office

President Donald Trump quickly assumed the mantle of the White House on Friday, making his first executive order one aimed at his predecessor's signature health care law and swearing-in members of his national...

Crack in Pa. & NJ Turnpike Bridge Forces Closure

Crack in Pa. & NJ Turnpike Bridge Forces Closure

A crack in a steel truss on the Delaware River Bridge, which connects the Pennsylvania and New Jersey Turnpikes, has forced officials to close the span.

217 Arrested as Police, Protesters Clash in DC

217 Arrested as Police, Protesters Clash in DC

Demonstrations turned violent in the nation's capital as protesters clashed with police, damaged vehicles, destroyed property and set small fires in a chaotic confrontation blocks from Donald Trump's inaugurati...

Philly Airport Traveler Performs Incredible Limbo Stunt

Philly Airport Traveler Performs Incredible Limbo Stunt

A record-setting limbo dancer gave Philadelphia airport passengers some free entertainment this week when she scooted under a bench at a terminal.

Delaware Welcomes Home Joe Biden, Jill Biden

Delaware Welcomes Home Joe Biden, Jill Biden

On his last day as vice president, Joe Biden briefly revived a tradition he had followed faithfully as a U.S. senator: He rode the commuter train home from Washington.

NBC10 First Alert Weather: Strong Nor'easter on the Way

NBC10 First Alert Weather: Strong Nor'easter on the Way

Wild weather is on the way as the weekend comes to an end with a strong nor'easter moving in. NBC10 First Alert Weather Chief Meteorologist Glenn "Hurricane" Schwartz has your most accurate forecast.