More than 100 members of various labor unions, many of them furloughed federal workers, gathered outside the east end of the Capitol building Friday afternoon to protest the government shutdown.
In an effort to keep the national parks clean, D.C. public works staff will collect the trash at publicly accessible National Park sites for the duration of the shutdown.
The long-awaited arrival of the Smithsonian's complete Tyrannosaurus rex specimen has been delayed until spring due to the government shutdown.
A group of former politicians is trying to ensure elected officials on Capitol Hill and around the country hear the voices of their constituents.
The Connecticut woman who was shot to death by police after a car chase in Washington had been sued by her condominium association for failure to pay fees.
A lot of federal workers are dealing with feelings of anxiety, angst and even sadness, but there are ways to beat the shutdown blues.
In U.Va. speech, Scalia says alma mater Georgetown has strayed from its Roman Catholic roots
Roads reopen around Capitol after chase, fatal shooting
Jacob Quick is a fat and happy 4-month-old with a big and expensive appetite. Like millions of other poor women, Jacob's mother relies on the federal Women, Infants and Children program to pay for infant formula - aid that is now jeopardized by the government shutdown.
Just like their parents, kids are feeling the effects of the government shutdown.
Feds to seek death sentence for inmate charged with killing fellow prisoner in eastern Ky.
The company known for its digital invitations and free e-cards is turning back technological time - Evite is offering hard copy invitations, to supplement its free e-cards.
Stop at a cafe in the remote stretches of northern Arizona and southern Utah in the fall, and you're likely to hear a mix of languages as tourists from around the world step into the iconic western landscape, marked by breathtaking canyons and massive rock formations.
A woman driving a black Infiniti with a young child inside tried to ram through a White House barricade Thursday, then led police on a chase toward the Capitol, where police shot and killed her, witnesses and officials said.
National Cathedral premieres new documentary on Matthew Shepard 15 years after his death
This weekend's walk for breast cancer, originally scheduled to be on the National Mall, is moving to Six Flags in Maryland.
NY tribe targeting Redskins nickname plans symposium in same DC hotel where NFL owners meeting
It's not quite what you'd expect to see in a D.C. neighborhood, but a resident may have seen a mountain lion in Southeast Wednesday night.
President Barack Obama has invoked the words and wisdom of former President Ronald Reagan more than once. Upon taking office in 2009, the president expressed hope that he could become a transformational president as Reagan was.
The partial government shutdown could erase the entire year's projected economic growth for the Washington region, if it continues for three weeks, said Stephen Fuller, director of George Mason University's Center for Regional Analysis.