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Cooling Unit On International Space Station Shuts Down

Two hundred miles up, there’s a problem — a potentially serious one for the International Space Station.

12/12/2013

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National Zoo Reopens To Visitors After Shutdown

The National Zoo in Washington is back open, and fans couldn’t be happier. The government shutdown forced the zoo to close its doors.

10/18/2013

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It’s Business As Usual For Thousands Of Md. Federal Employees

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.

10/17/2013

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Federal Workers Back To Work After 16-Day Shutdown

By the thousands, furloughed federal workers began returning to work across the country Thursday after 16 days off the job due to the partial government shutdown.

10/17/2013

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With Government Open, Ridership Up On Metro, VRE

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.

10/17/2013

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Rep. Harris Only Md. Delegate To Vote Against Shutdown Deal

The only member of Maryland’s congressional delegation to vote against raising the nation’s borrowing limit says he couldn’t support the measure because it doesn’t do anything to reduce the budget deficit this year or deficits in future years.

10/17/2013

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Panda Cam Back Online, National Zoo Reopens Friday

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.

10/17/2013

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Visitors Flock To D.C. Sites Again After Shutdown

Visitors lined up waiting for Washington’s museums to finally reopen Thursday after a 16-day government shutdown that has cost each site money in lost gift store sales, theater tickets and concessions.

10/17/2013

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Md. Lawmakers Discuss 11th Hour Deal To End Government Shutdown

Congress reaches a deal to end the government shutdown. And that will bring thousands of Marylanders back to work.

10/16/2013

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Congress Votes To End Shutdown, Avoid U.S. Default

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.

10/16/2013

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Families Of Fallen Soldiers Hit Hard By Government Shutdown

The shutdown in Washington continues. And families of fallen soldiers are being hit especially hard.

10/16/2013

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Teacher Training Event Falls Victim To Shutdown

The federal budget battle is keeping some Frederick County public school teachers from meeting with Army researchers for professional development.

10/16/2013

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