A budget deal approved by Congress restores funding for some national arts and cultural programs, but others will still see reductions.
Funding requested to begin building the planned Dwight D. Eisenhower memorial near the National Mall has been eliminated in a spending deal passed by Congress, while lawmakers restored funding for other national arts and cultural programs.
With federal unemployment benefits set to expire for more than 1 million Americans, Baltimore officials are trying to inform city residents about their options.
A shocking rise in reported sex crimes in the military leads to action. Congress just passed some new reforms, but critics say they should be doing much more.
A dramatic rise in the number of reported sexual assaults in the military has lawmakers taking action. Some Senators are backing sweeping changes to how those cases are prosecuted.
Hoping to snag a glimpse of the inside of the White House, the first dog or even first lady Michelle Obama? Now may be your chance.
Some are now expressing growing frustrations with the nation’s leaders. A slew of recent polls show congressional approval ratings at an all-time-low.
A Vancouver, Wash., man accused of sending threatening letters laced with white powder to Congress members has pleaded guilty to mailing such a letter to U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski.
The Smithsonian Institution is facing a $65 million budget cut this year under automatic funding reductions approved by Congress, and officials say that could lead to furloughs or museum closings if the cuts persist for the year ahead.
Senate leaders announced last-minute agreement Wednesday to avert a threatened Treasury default and reopen the government after a partial, 16-day shutdown. Congress raced to pass the measure by day’s end.
Fifteen days into the government shutdown, thousands of Maryland workers are now going into a third week without pay and really feeling the pinch.
The Pentagon is ordering most of its approximately 400,000 furloughed civilian employees back to work.