The federal government shutdown had one long-lasting effect.
The man who was photographed caring for the memorial grounds during the government shutdown is being rewarded for his good deeds.
Chris Cox, the South Carolina man, who cut the grass along the National Mall during the shutdown, is being thanked for his hard work with a chainsaw.
The 16-day government shutdown took a staggering toll on the economy in and around D.C.
Retailers are expected to move aggressively to lure in increasingly careful and cash-strapped shoppers.
For some feds, the guarantee of back pay means now it\’s payback time.
The end of the government shutdown couldn\’t come soon enough for the communities along the Blue Ridge Mountains and Shenandoah National Park as the park welcomes visitors during the peak of the fall foliage.
The National Zoo\’s giant panda cub reached several developmental milestones during the 16-day partial government shutdown.
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.
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.
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.
Winners of the D.C. Lottery won\’t be able to cash in those winning tickets any time soon.
The government shutdown has left many federal workers with a lot of unexpected time on their hands. Right now is a great time to start focusing on your career path.
Closed national parks and monuments are one of the most visible
signs of the government shutdown. They\’ve also been the subject of many protests.
WTOP\’s Garden Editor Mike McGrath offers advice for how to keep the squirrels from digging up your fall lettuce and radishes.