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.
There was a time when being a federal employee meant a steady paycheck, great benefits and pride in serving the country.
Late Thursday night, President Obama cancels a planned trip to Asia, with no end to the government shutdown in sight.
Federal workers who are furloughed because of the government shutdown are beginning to file for unemployment benefits.
The first day of the shutdown and Marylanders are already feeling the pain.
The influx of new restaurants in Washington in recent years is creating a shortage of workers in the city’s food service industry.
The budget battle continues to heat up in Washington. The Senate passed a bill that would continue to fund the government. But the House is expected to put up a lot of opposition.
More than a third of federal workers would be told to stay home if the government shuts down, forcing the closure of national parks from California to Maine and all the Smithsonian museums. Low-to-moderate income borrowers and first-time homebuyers seeking government-backed mortgages could face delays.
A Fort Washington man has been convicted of two counts of vehicular manslaughter for killing two workers who were collecting trash on a median in Waldorf.
The Washington Navy Yard is back open, but it’s far from business as usual, following the mass shooting that left 13 people dead, including the shooter.
“We know that a growing electrified vehicle infrastructure is the key to making plug-in vehicles a viable option for more consumers.”
Stranded in Kenya. A massive fire at the Nairobi Airport traps nearly a dozen Marylanders on aid trips to Africa.