More than a million Americans are bracing to lose their lifeline from the government. Long-term unemployment benefits, put in place during the recession, are set to end Saturday.
Stunning new revelations about wide-ranging surveillance by the NSA. The government is amassing a staggering amount of information from cell phones, and that’s drawing sharp criticism from privacy advocates.
An experimental hepatitis C drug from Johnson & Johnson has won unanimous support from government advisers who say the medication should be approved to treat patients infected with the liver-destroying virus.
Thousands of federal employees return to work, and national parks are reopening across the country. Late Wednesday night, lawmakers ended the shutdown after 16 days with a last minute compromise.
Officials with Metro and Virginia Railway Express say ridership on subway and commuter trains appears to be back to normal now that the federal government is open.
The Smithsonian’s National Zoo’s panda cam is back online, but the zoo itself is taking more time to reopen after the government shutdown.
Congress reaches a deal to end the government shutdown. And that will bring thousands of Marylanders back to work.
Up against a deadline, Congress passed and sent a waiting President Barack Obama legislation late Wednesday night to avoid a threatened national default and end the 16-day partial government shutdown, the culmination of an epic political drama that placed the U.S. economy at risk.
The shutdown in Washington continues. And families of fallen soldiers are being hit especially hard.
Ford’s Theatre is reopening its doors and resuming performances with private funding, even though the government shutdown is continuing into a third week.
Furloughed Marylanders are waiting for a decision. A possible breakthrough in negotiations to end the government shutdown and raise the debt limit could be near.
A march to get things going again in D.C. Thousands arrived at the National War World II Memorial, pushing through barriers Sunday morning to protest the government shutdown.