Pentagon says foundation to pay death benefits

Pentagon says charity to pay death benefits, as White House scrambles to contain controversy

Wednesday - 10/09/2013, 08:57pm EDT

DC mayor appeals to Reid to free city's funds

DC mayor appeal to Sen. Reid to free city's local funds from federal budget battle

Wednesday - 10/09/2013, 06:40pm EDT

Furloughed feds cope by sharing their experience

From Northern Virginia to suburban Maryland, furloughed friends are, no doubt, chatting on their cells, swapping emails and meeting for coffee.

Wednesday - 10/09/2013, 05:18pm EDT

Federal workers resort to selling furniture to stay afloat

With just one, partial paycheck left to come, some federal workers are facing some difficult decisions as they try to cover bills without any income.

Wednesday - 10/09/2013, 03:49pm EDT

Obama plans to talk to GOP again on shutdown, debt

Obama to invite GOP lawmakers to White House amid hints of possible short-term budget truce

Wednesday - 10/09/2013, 01:10pm EDT

VA chief: Shutdown could hit millions of vets

VA secretary says millions of veterans would be hit by shutdown extending into late October

Wednesday - 10/09/2013, 12:40pm EDT

SPA Act would shut down congressional gym

Reps. Bill Foster, D-Ill., and Patrick Murphy, D-Fla., want the congressional gym closed during the federal shutdown.

Wednesday - 10/09/2013, 12:21pm EDT

Federal shutdown means no new beer

The federal government shutdown could leave America's craft beer brewers with a serious hangover.

Wednesday - 10/09/2013, 11:29am EDT

Starbucks promo prods lawmakers to 'come together'

Starbucks CEO Schultz prods lawmakers to 'come together' with free brewed coffee promo

Wednesday - 10/09/2013, 10:12am EDT

10 percent off: The other price(s) of a shutdown

The partial shutdown of the federal government comes at a price - two of them, actually.

Wednesday - 10/09/2013, 09:07am EDT

Shutdown suspends Norfolk base light rail study

Study of extending light rail to Naval Station Norfolk suspended because of shutdown

Wednesday - 10/09/2013, 08:18am EDT

Replica of Vietnam Veterans Memorial set up at Georgetown

Fulfilling its purpose of bringing "the Wall" to communities that can't easily visit it, Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund organizers never expected to set up the traveling memorial in D.C.

Wednesday - 10/09/2013, 07:41am EDT

Study: Virginia will be hit hardest if shutdown continues

The loss of salaries for federal workers will be felt hardest in Virginia, according to a new study by, a personal fiance social network.

Wednesday - 10/09/2013, 07:23am EDT

WTOP Answer Desk: How a shutdown could affect you

The WTOP Answer Desk set out to learn which wheels of government would continue to turn and which might grind to a halt.

Wednesday - 10/09/2013, 07:05am EDT

Poll: GOP gets the blame in shutdown

Americans are holding Republicans primarily responsible for the partial government shutdown as public esteem sinks for all players in the impasse, President Barack Obama among them, according to a new poll. It's a struggle with no heroes.

Wednesday - 10/09/2013, 06:12am EDT

Shutdown impact: Veterans regional offices close

A government shutdown is having far-reaching consequences for some, but minimal impact on others.

Wednesday - 10/09/2013, 05:33am EDT

Obama, Boehner trade barbs, hints of compromise

Wednesday - 10/09/2013, 02:12am EDT

Va. weathering shutdown storm so far

While the partial federal shutdown is hitting home for federal workers and contractors, Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell says the ramifications on the commonwealth have not been as significant as he expected.

Tuesday - 10/08/2013, 08:35pm EDT

Pentagon freeze on death benefits sparks outrage

Pentagon's inability to pay death benefits under gov't shutdown sparks outrage in Congress

Tuesday - 10/08/2013, 07:10pm EDT

House GOP dismisses default warnings as more hype

House Republicans scoff at default warnings as more hype from Obama administration

Tuesday - 10/08/2013, 06:00pm EDT
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