Some furloughed workers recalled to duty

Some furloughed employees trickling back to work despite continued government shutdown

Wednesday - 10/16/2013, 10:44pm EDT

Attention D.C. panda lovers: The panda cam is coming back!

The news the D.C. region has been waiting for is here: The National Zoo's panda cam is coming back!

Wednesday - 10/16/2013, 06:05pm EDT

Dating website says D.C. region members' activity jumped during shutdown

Furloughed federal workers have had a lot of time on their hands over the last two weeks, but it seems some of them made good use of their time by logging onto dating sites and taking advantage of their unplanned time off.

Wednesday - 10/16/2013, 05:23pm EDT

Shutdown impact: Gov't urges furlough compassion

Shutdown impact: Gov't urges creditors to show compassion for furloughed workers without pay

Wednesday - 10/16/2013, 04:26pm EDT

Furloughed? Send creditors a note from gov't

Furloughed workers can send bill collectors a letter from Uncle Sam seeking lenience

Wednesday - 10/16/2013, 04:00pm EDT

Cruz won't delay vote on bipartisan budget deal

Tea party-backed senator says he won't delay vote on bipartisan budget deal

Wednesday - 10/16/2013, 04:00pm EDT

Va. race previews shutdown politics for 2014

Virginia governor's race a real-time test of shutdown politics raging on Capitol Hill

Wednesday - 10/16/2013, 03:33pm EDT

Video of Van Hollen questioning House shutdown rule goes viral

It's not often that a procedural discussion on the House floor goes viral on the web, but that's what happened with an exchange about a House rule passed before the government shutdown, which involved Rep. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., and Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, who was presiding over the House last weekend.

Wednesday - 10/16/2013, 03:26pm EDT

Teacher training event falls victim to shutdown

Frederick County, Md., teacher training with Army researchers canceled by federal shutdown

Wednesday - 10/16/2013, 02:10pm EDT

Ford's Theatre in DC to reopen with private funds

Ford's Theatre in DC reopening with private funds after going dark due to government shutdown

Wednesday - 10/16/2013, 02:00pm EDT

Buffett says allowing US default would be idiocy

Billionaire Warren Buffett says budget debate hasn't hurt economy but default would be idiocy

Wednesday - 10/16/2013, 01:10pm EDT

White House: House Republican plan too partisan

White House: Latest House GOP budget plan a "partisan attempt to appease' the tea party

Wednesday - 10/16/2013, 12:10pm EDT

Senate chaplain: 'God's purposes will prevail'

Americans hoping for an end to the gridlock that's caused a partial government shutdown have an option aside from protesting and rallying in front of the Capitol, according to U.S. Senate Chaplain Barry Black: pray.

Wednesday - 10/16/2013, 10:15am EDT

No theater, dancing at Glen Echo Park during shutdown

Each day Glen Echo Park remains closed, the arts programs that operate there are taking a financial hit. The locally operated park sits on federal land and has been closed throughout the shutdown.

Wednesday - 10/16/2013, 07:53am EDT

Federal HR staffers brace for post-shutdown blues

Federal human resources managers are preparing for a range of post-shutdown personnel problems including anxiety and resentment amongst employees who had to work and those who were furloughed.

Wednesday - 10/16/2013, 07:18am EDT

'Deadliest Catch' fishery a no-go in shutdown

Alaska 'Deadliest Catch' crab fishery remains sidelined by partial government shutdown

Wednesday - 10/16/2013, 06:05am EDT

MTA warns shutdown could delay SmartBenefits funds

Even when the government shutdown ends, federal workers may face obstacles in getting to work.

Wednesday - 10/16/2013, 05:35am EDT

Shutdown gives White House fox a reprieve

A wily fox has made itself at home among the grounds of the presidential mansion while the majority of the lawn and garden caretakers are on furlough.

Wednesday - 10/16/2013, 05:34am EDT

On the edge: House shutdown plan fails; now Senate

Collapse for shutdown effort, then new optimism: Chances seen good for approval on Wednesday

Wednesday - 10/16/2013, 02:36am EDT

Blog: Choices limited as default nears (Audio)

Whatever Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell come up with it must pass the House where there's still a take "no prisoners" attitude on the part of the GOP Tea Party brigade and their allies.

Tuesday - 10/15/2013, 11:15pm EDT
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