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

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...

Thursday, Oct 17, 2013 at 11:52 AM EDT

Independence Hall, Liberty Bell Now Open

Independence Hall, Liberty Bell Now Open

Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell have been reopened to visitors.

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Fat Shaming at Suburban Philly College?

Fat Shaming at Suburban Philly College?

Bryn Mawr College is under fire for an email intended to promote personal health that ended up offending dozens of students who felt wrongfully targeted for their body type.

Snow Possible for Super Bowl Sunday

Snow Possible for Super Bowl Sunday

There is still a lot of uncertainty about how much snow will fall -- mainly because of the question of rain vs. snow.

D.C. Teachers Fired for Teaching Black History: Parents

D.C. Teachers Fired for Teaching Black History: Parents

Three social studies teachers at a D.C. public charter school were fired for teaching black history lessons beyond what’s in the curriculum, students’ parents told NBC4 Washington. Parents of students at Howard...

Snoop Dogg's Super Bowl Focus: Youth Football

Snoop Dogg's Super Bowl Focus: Youth Football

For rapper Snoop Dogg, who for years has sponsored a youth football league with alumni in the NFL, the Super Bowl is a reminder that the next generation of NFL greats need to develop.

Winds Cause Speed Restrictions on Area Bridges

Winds Cause Speed Restrictions on Area Bridges

Strong winds led authorities to put speed restrictions in place on the Walt Whitman and Ben Franklin bridges between Philadelphia and South Jersey.

McCord Admits Wrongdoing in Videotaped Statement

McCord Admits Wrongdoing in Videotaped Statement

McCord apologized for his actions in a statement Friday and said that he is resigning immediately.