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  • Key support for budget deal; deficits would rise

    Key support for budget deal; deficits would rise

    Wednesday, December 11 2013 6:48 PM EST2013-12-11 23:48:33 GMT
    A newly minted budget deal to avert future government shutdowns gained important ground Wednesday among House Republicans who are more accustomed to brinkmanship than compromise, even though it would nudge federal deficits higher three years in a row.
    A newly minted budget deal to avert future government shutdowns gained important ground Wednesday among House Republicans who are more accustomed to brinkmanship than compromise, even though it would nudge federal deficits higher three years in a row.
  • Shutdown lawnmower man honored with new chainsaw

    Shutdown lawnmower man honored with new chainsaw

    Wednesday, November 13 2013 1:44 PM EST2013-11-13 18:44:34 GMT
    The man who mowed the lawn around the Lincoln Memorial during the shutdown is getting honored Wednesday. Chris Cox was out at the Lincoln Memorial with a lawnmower and chain saw in early October.
    The man who mowed the lawn around the Lincoln Memorial during the shutdown is getting honored Wednesday. Chris Cox was out at the Lincoln Memorial with a lawnmower and chain saw in early October.
  • For Cuccinelli, few good options on shutdown

    For Cuccinelli, few good options on shutdown

    Wednesday, October 23 2013 4:50 PM EDT2013-10-23 20:50:09 GMT
    The 16-day partial government shutdown is all but certain to figure prominently in Thursday's final sparring match between candidates in the governor's race. And that could be a problem for Republican gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli.
    The 16-day partial government shutdown is all but certain to figure prominently in Thursday's final sparring match between candidates in the governor's race. And that could be a problem for Republican gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli.
  • Public tours of White House to resume Nov. 5

    Public tours of White House to resume Nov. 5

    Friday, October 18 2013 5:44 PM EDT2013-10-18 21:44:43 GMT
    Public tours of the White House, canceled earlier this year because of budget cuts, are resuming next month on a limited basis, officials said Friday in a welcome announcement for the many who found themselves locked out of "the people's house."
    Public tours of the White House, canceled earlier this year because of budget cuts, are resuming next month on a limited basis, officials said Friday in a welcome announcement for the many who found themselves locked out of "the people's house."
  • Shutdown showdown widened GOP-tea party rift

    Shutdown showdown widened GOP-tea party rift

    Friday, October 18 2013 4:47 PM EDT2013-10-18 20:47:05 GMT
    The Republicans' clear defeat in the budget-debt brawl has widened the rift between the Grand Old Party and the blossoming tea party movement that helped revive it.
    The Republicans' clear defeat in the budget-debt brawl has widened the rift between the Grand Old Party and the blossoming tea party movement that helped revive it.
  • Obama, Dems are unified now but face tough tests

    Obama, Dems are unified now but face tough tests

    Friday, October 18 2013 4:33 PM EDT2013-10-18 20:33:48 GMT
    For President Barack Obama and congressional Democrats, this month's budget battles brought about a remarkable period of party unity, a welcome change for the White House after a summer of disputes over possible military action in Syria, government spying programs and the president's pick to lead the Federal Reserve.
    For President Barack Obama and congressional Democrats, this month's budget battles brought about a remarkable period of party unity, a welcome change for the White House after a summer of disputes over possible military action in Syria, government spying programs and the president's pick to lead the Federal Reserve.
  • National Zoo reopens to visitors after shutdown

    National Zoo reopens to visitors after shutdown

    Friday, October 18 2013 3:32 PM EDT2013-10-18 19:32:42 GMT
    A day after most furloughed federal employees went back to work -- and the popular "panda cam" was turned back on -- the Smithsonian's National Zoo is open to visitors again.
    A day after most furloughed federal employees went back to work -- and the popular "panda cam" was turned back on -- the Smithsonian's National Zoo is open to visitors again.
  • Obama lashes Republicans as government reopens

    Obama lashes Republicans as government reopens

    Thursday, October 17 2013 8:14 PM EDT2013-10-18 00:14:49 GMT
    In withering day-after criticism, President Barack Obama declared Thursday that the 16-day partial government shutdown was a Republican-provoked spectacle that "encouraged our enemies" around the world.
    In withering day-after criticism, President Barack Obama declared Thursday that the 16-day partial government shutdown was a Republican-provoked spectacle that "encouraged our enemies" around the world.
  • For US, shutdown embarrasses but damage won't last

    For US, shutdown embarrasses but damage won't last

    Thursday, October 17 2013 8:05 PM EDT2013-10-18 00:05:33 GMT
    It's going to take a lot more political bungling to do any permanent damage to America's reputation or wreck its financial markets.
    It's going to take a lot more political bungling to do any permanent damage to America's reputation or wreck its financial markets.
  • DC Lottery starts paying out prizes again

    DC Lottery starts paying out prizes again

    Thursday, October 17 2013 7:32 PM EDT2013-10-17 23:32:12 GMT
    The waiting period for cashing winning lottery tickets in the District of Columbia is over.
    The waiting period for cashing winning lottery tickets in the District of Columbia is over.
  • Visitors flock to DC sites again after shutdown

    Visitors flock to DC sites again after shutdown

    Thursday, October 17 2013 5:03 PM EDT2013-10-17 21:03:53 GMT
    Visitors lined up for Washington's museums to finally reopen Thursday after a 16-day government shutdown that cost each site money in lost retail sales, theater tickets and concessions.
    Visitors lined up for Washington's museums to finally reopen Thursday after a 16-day government shutdown that cost each site money in lost retail sales, theater tickets and concessions.
  • With government open, ridership up on Metro, VRE

    With government open, ridership up on Metro, VRE

    Thursday, October 17 2013 4:55 PM EDT2013-10-17 20:55:01 GMT

    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.

    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.

  • National Zoo panda cam online, zoo reopens Friday

    National Zoo panda cam online, zoo reopens Friday

    Thursday, October 17 2013 3:11 PM EDT2013-10-17 19:11:18 GMT
    The National Zoo's beloved panda cam is back. The camera began showing live pictures of Mei Xiang and the new cub at around 10:30 am Thursday.
    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.
  • Vote breakdown: How lawmakers voted on the budget deal

    Vote breakdown: How lawmakers voted on the budget deal

    Thursday, October 17 2013 11:43 AM EDT2013-10-17 15:43:41 GMT
    The following list shows how lawmakers voted on the budget deal:
    The following list shows how lawmakers voted on the budget deal:
  • Temporary deal reopens gov't after 16-day shutdown

    Temporary deal reopens gov't after 16-day shutdown

    Thursday, October 17 2013 11:37 AM EDT2013-10-17 15:37:37 GMT
    The government unlocked office doors, carried away barriers and lifted entrance gates at parks across the country Thursday after a battle-weary Congress approved a bipartisan deal to end 16 days of partial shutdown and guarantee that the United States would pay its debts, at least for this year.
    The government unlocked office doors, carried away barriers and lifted entrance gates at parks across the country Thursday after a battle-weary Congress approved a bipartisan deal to end 16 days of partial shutdown and guarantee that the United States would pay its debts, at least for this year.
  • Panda cam at National Zoo expected back online Thursday

    Panda cam at National Zoo expected back online Thursday

    Thursday, October 17 2013 9:01 AM EDT2013-10-17 13:01:33 GMT
    The National Zoo's beloved panda cam, which went dark on October 1 along with all other live animal cameras at the zoo, should dome back online sometime Thursday.
    The National Zoo's beloved panda cam, which went dark on October 1 along with all other live animal cameras at the zoo, should dome back online sometime Thursday.
  • Congress votes to end shutdown, avoid US default; Obama signs bill

    Congress votes to end shutdown, avoid US default; Obama signs bill

    Thursday, October 17 2013 1:10 AM EDT2013-10-17 05:10:04 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • White House: Furloughed workers can return to work

    White House: Furloughed workers can return to work

    Thursday, October 17 2013 1:03 AM EDT2013-10-17 05:03:38 GMT
    The White House is directing all government agencies to reopen promptly now that the partial government shutdown has ended.
    The White House is directing all government agencies to reopen promptly now that the partial government shutdown has ended.
  • Breakdown of votes to end shutdown, raise debt limit

    Breakdown of votes to end shutdown, raise debt limit

    Wednesday, October 16 2013 11:39 PM EDT2013-10-17 03:39:36 GMT
    A breakdown by party of votes Wednesday night in Congress on the issue of reopening the government and raising the debt limit.
    A breakdown by party of votes Wednesday night in Congress on the issue of reopening the government and raising the debt limit.
  • House stenographer yells during vote, escorted away

    House stenographer yells during vote, escorted away

    Wednesday, October 16 2013 11:32 PM EDT2013-10-17 03:32:04 GMT
    A woman described by lawmakers and aides as a long-time House stenographer has been removed from the chamber during a vote after she began shouting.
    A woman described by lawmakers and aides as a long-time House stenographer has been removed from the chamber during a vote after she began shouting.
  • Highlights of government shutdown, debt limit bill

    Highlights of government shutdown, debt limit bill

    Wednesday, October 16 2013 11:19 PM EDT2013-10-17 03:19:18 GMT
    Highlights of the bipartisan agreement to end the partial government shutdown and extending the debt limit.
    Highlights of the bipartisan agreement to end the partial government shutdown and extending the debt limit.
  • Timeline: Congress' path to federal shutdown

    Timeline: Congress' path to federal shutdown

    Wednesday, October 16 2013 11:18 PM EDT2013-10-17 03:18:21 GMT
    Highlights of Congress' battle over the partial government shutdown and expiring federal borrowing authority.
    Highlights of Congress' battle over the partial government shutdown and expiring federal borrowing authority.
  • Obama thanks Senate for passing debt deal

    Obama thanks Senate for passing debt deal

    Wednesday, October 16 2013 9:02 PM EDT2013-10-17 01:02:12 GMT
    President Barack Obama is thanking Democratic and Republican leaders in the Senate for passing a deal to end the partial government shutdown and avert a default.
    President Barack Obama is thanking Democratic and Republican leaders in the Senate for passing a deal to end the partial government shutdown and avert a default.
  • Fool's errand or heroic stand? GOP on Cruz, Lee

    Fool's errand or heroic stand? GOP on Cruz, Lee

    Wednesday, October 16 2013 7:35 PM EDT2013-10-16 23:35:21 GMT

    Fool's errand or heroic stand? The bipartisan compromise on Wednesday to avoid a financial default and end a 16-day partial government shutdown cast a spotlight on Republican Sens. Ted Cruz of Texas and Mike Lee of Utah, who had precipitated the crises with their demand that President Barack Obama gut his 3-year-old health care law.

    Fool's errand or heroic stand? The bipartisan compromise on Wednesday to avoid a financial default and end a 16-day partial government shutdown cast a spotlight on Republican Sens. Ted Cruz of Texas and Mike Lee of Utah, who had precipitated the crises with their demand that President Barack Obama gut his 3-year-old health care law.

  • Rep. Jim Moran pleads for bill relief for furloughed workers

    Rep. Jim Moran pleads for bill relief for furloughed workers

    Wednesday, October 16 2013 6:12 PM EDT2013-10-16 22:12:46 GMT
    Northern Virginia Congressman Jim Moran (D) convened a meeting of local business leaders to publicly ask them to cut federal workers who have been furloughed for more than two weeks some slack with their bills.
    Northern Virginia Congressman Jim Moran (D) convened a meeting of local business leaders to publicly ask them to cut federal workers who have been furloughed for more than two weeks some slack with their bills.
  • Tiny houses create new green community

    Tiny houses create new green community

    Wednesday, October 16 2013 5:32 PM EDT2013-10-16 21:32:17 GMT
    Lee Pera is a government employee who worked right on through the shutdown. Not at her day job as a geographer at the Environmental Protection Agency. Instead, she spent her days building a tiny house.
    Lee Pera is a government employee who worked right on through the shutdown. Not at her day job as a geographer at the Environmental Protection Agency. Instead, she spent her days building a tiny house.
  • 2 parties bicker over blame for parks shutdown

    2 parties bicker over blame for parks shutdown

    Wednesday, October 16 2013 4:38 PM EDT2013-10-16 20:38:22 GMT
    As congressional leaders raced to seal a deal that would reopen the government, lawmakers from both parties jabbed at one another Wednesday over who was to blame for the most high-profile casualties of the 16-day shutdown: the national parks.
    As congressional leaders raced to seal a deal that would reopen the government, lawmakers from both parties jabbed at one another Wednesday over who was to blame for the most high-profile casualties of the 16-day shutdown: the national parks.
  • Short-term debt deal won't mask big barriers ahead

    Short-term debt deal won't mask big barriers ahead

    Wednesday, October 16 2013 4:13 PM EDT2013-10-16 20:13:28 GMT

    Hold the champagne. Even after lawmakers complete their pending deal to avert a federal default and fully reopen the government, they are likely to return to their grinding brand of brinkmanship — perhaps repeatedly.

    Hold the champagne. Even after lawmakers complete their pending deal to avert a federal default and fully reopen the government, they are likely to return to their grinding brand of brinkmanship — perhaps repeatedly.

  • Boehner, top GOP to vote for deal

    Boehner, top GOP to vote for deal

    Wednesday, October 16 2013 4:00 PM EDT2013-10-16 20:00:52 GMT
    Speaker John Boehner and other top House Republican leaders intend to vote for the bipartisan agreement worked out in the Senate to avoid a financial default and reopen the government.
    Speaker John Boehner and other top House Republican leaders intend to vote for the bipartisan agreement worked out in the Senate to avoid a financial default and reopen the government.
  • Shutdown impact: Gov't urges furlough compassion

    Shutdown impact: Gov't urges furlough compassion

    Wednesday, October 16 2013 3:57 PM EDT2013-10-16 19:57:48 GMT
    The government is urging creditors to "remain patient and show compassion" for hundreds of thousands federal workers who remain furloughed without a paycheck.
    The government is urging creditors to "remain patient and show compassion" for hundreds of thousands federal workers who remain furloughed without a paycheck.
  • DC to use other reserves to keep city running

    DC to use other reserves to keep city running

    Wednesday, October 16 2013 3:51 PM EDT2013-10-16 19:51:19 GMT
    The District of Columbia government has identified roughly $400 million in additional reserve funds that it may be able to use to keep the city running if the federal shutdown continues.
    The District of Columbia government has identified roughly $400 million in additional reserve funds that it may be able to use to keep the city running if the federal shutdown continues.
  • Senate leader announces bipartisan budget deal

    Senate leader announces bipartisan budget deal

    Wednesday, October 16 2013 12:22 PM EDT2013-10-16 16:22:36 GMT
    Senate leaders are optimistic about forging an eleventh-hour bipartisan deal preventing a possible federal default and ending the partial government shutdown after Republican divisions forced GOP leaders to drop efforts to ram their own version through the House.
    Democratic leader Harry Reid says Senate leaders have reached a bipartisan deal to avoid default and end the government shutdown, now in its 16th day.
  • Furloughed? Send creditors a note from government

    Furloughed? Send creditors a note from government

    Wednesday, October 16 2013 11:21 AM EDT2013-10-16 15:21:30 GMT
    Furloughed federal workers who have trouble paying bills can send their creditors a letter from the government pleading for patience. Some agencies are offering employees a cover letter that explains to creditors the consequences of the government shutdown.
    Furloughed federal workers who have trouble paying bills can send their creditors a letter from the government pleading for patience. Some agencies are offering employees a cover letter that explains to creditors the consequences of the government shutdown.
  • DC Lottery can't pay winners until shutdown ends

    DC Lottery can't pay winners until shutdown ends

    Wednesday, October 16 2013 7:08 AM EDT2013-10-16 11:08:32 GMT
    If you play the lottery in the District and win - you won't be able to collect right away. D.C. Lottery can't pay winnings until the federal government reopens.
    If you play the lottery in the District and win - you won't be able to collect right away. D.C. Lottery can't pay winnings until the federal government reopens.
  • Marine Corps Marathon in jeopardy of being canceled due to shutdown

    Marine Corps Marathon in jeopardy of being canceled due to shutdown

    Tuesday, October 15 2013 11:29 PM EDT2013-10-16 03:29:44 GMT
    The partial government shutdown could be tripping up thousands of long distance runners as two major races in the coming days are being thrown a curve or threatened with cancellation.
    The partial government shutdown could be tripping up thousands of long distance runners as two major races in the coming days are being thrown a curve or threatened with cancellation.
  • On the edge: House shutdown plan fails; now Senate

    On the edge: House shutdown plan fails; now Senate

    Tuesday, October 15 2013 11:08 PM EDT2013-10-16 03:08:02 GMT
    Time growing desperately short, Senate leaders took command of efforts to avert a Treasury default and end the partial government shutdown Tuesday night after a last big attempt by House Republicans abruptly collapsed.
    Time growing desperately short, Senate leaders took command of efforts to avert a Treasury default and end the partial government shutdown Tuesday night after a last big attempt by House Republicans abruptly collapsed.
  • Competing House, Senate shutdown, debt limit plans

    Competing House, Senate shutdown, debt limit plans

    Tuesday, October 15 2013 8:07 PM EDT2013-10-16 00:07:25 GMT
    A comparison of House and Senate plans for ending the government shutdown and extending the federal debt limit, as of Tuesday evening. House Republicans withdrew their plan late Tuesday before a vote after it became clear it would have been defeated. Further changes in the Senate proposal are possible.
    A comparison of House and Senate plans for ending the government shutdown and extending the federal debt limit, as of Tuesday evening. House Republicans withdrew their plan late Tuesday before a vote after it became clear it would have been defeated. Further changes in the Senate proposal are possible.
  • House to vote Tuesday night on budget bill that would reopen government

    House to vote Tuesday night on budget bill that would reopen government

    Tuesday, October 15 2013 5:28 PM EDT2013-10-15 21:28:02 GMT
    A spokesman for Speaker John Boehner says the House will vote Tuesday night on legislation that would reopen the government and avert a financial default.
    A spokesman for Speaker John Boehner says the House will vote Tuesday night on legislation that would reopen the government and avert a financial default.
  • Pelosi says she's 'optimistic' about debt deal

    Pelosi says she's 'optimistic' about debt deal

    Tuesday, October 15 2013 5:00 PM EDT2013-10-15 21:00:56 GMT
    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says she is "optimistic" that a deal can still be reached to prevent the nation from defaulting on its debt.
    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says she is "optimistic" that a deal can still be reached to prevent the nation from defaulting on its debt.
  • Senators closing in on deal to reopen government

    Senators closing in on deal to reopen government

    Tuesday, October 15 2013 6:15 AM EDT2013-10-15 10:15:47 GMT
    Senate leaders are closing in on an agreement to reopen the government and forestall an economy-rattling default on U.S. obligations. Congressional aides predicted Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., and GOP leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky could seal an agreement on Tuesday, just two days before the Treasury Department says it will run out of borrowing capacity.
    Senate leaders are closing in on an agreement to reopen the government and forestall an economy-rattling default on U.S. obligations. Congressional aides predicted Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., and GOP leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky could seal an agreement on Tuesday, just two days before the Treasury Department says it will run out of borrowing capacity.
  • Protest scheduled for Tuesday at World War II Memorial

    Protest scheduled for Tuesday at World War II Memorial

    Tuesday, October 15 2013 6:06 AM EDT2013-10-15 10:06:07 GMT
    Another protest is scheduled for Tuesday at the World War II Memorial. Dozens of war veterans protested on Sunday and took their frustrations to outside the White House where things got a little heated.
    Another protest is scheduled for Tuesday at the World War II Memorial. Dozens of war veterans protested on Sunday and took their frustrations to outside the White House where things got a little heated.
  • Shutdown deal in sight? Reid, McConnell optimistic

    Shutdown deal in sight? Reid, McConnell optimistic

    Tuesday, October 15 2013 12:02 AM EDT2013-10-15 04:02:58 GMT
    Racing the clock, the Senate's Democratic and Republican leaders closed in on a deal Monday night to avoid an economy-menacing Treasury default and end the two-week partial government shutdown.
    Racing the clock, the Senate's Democratic and Republican leaders closed in on a deal Monday night to avoid an economy-menacing Treasury default and end the two-week partial government shutdown.
  • Shutdown could affect help for local rape victims

    Shutdown could affect help for local rape victims

    Monday, October 14 2013 5:58 PM EDT2013-10-14 21:58:49 GMT
    The impact of the government shutdown could be affecting local rape victims.
    The impact of the government shutdown could be affecting local rape victims.
  • Shutdown driving debate over role of government

    Shutdown driving debate over role of government

    Monday, October 14 2013 9:49 AM EDT2013-10-14 13:49:28 GMT
    The lingering federal shutdown is transforming a musty debate over the role of government in America into a coast-to-coast, prime-time reality show.
    The lingering federal shutdown is transforming a musty debate over the role of government in America into a coast-to-coast, prime-time reality show.
  • Accelerated efforts, no agreement on shutdown/debt

    Accelerated efforts, no agreement on shutdown/debt

    Friday, October 11 2013 10:14 PM EDT2013-10-12 02:14:16 GMT
    With time running short, President Barack Obama and congressional Republicans accelerated efforts Friday to prevent the U.S. Treasury from default and end a partial government shutdown that stretched into an 11th day.
    With time running short, President Barack Obama and congressional Republicans accelerated efforts Friday to prevent the U.S. Treasury from default and end a partial government shutdown that stretched into an 11th day.
  • Arizona, NY to reopen Grand Canyon, Statue of Liberty

    Arizona, NY to reopen Grand Canyon, Statue of Liberty

    Friday, October 11 2013 8:34 PM EDT2013-10-12 00:34:06 GMT
    Arizona and New York have reached deals with the Interior Department to reopen Grand Canyon National Park and Statue of Liberty National Monument using state funds until the federal government reopens.
    Arizona and New York have reached deals with the Interior Department to reopen Grand Canyon National Park and Statue of Liberty National Monument using state funds until the federal government reopens.
  • Trucker protest slows down traffic on rainy Beltway

    Trucker protest slows down traffic on rainy Beltway

    Friday, October 11 2013 6:57 PM EDT2013-10-11 22:57:41 GMT
    The rainy weather is not the only thing slowing traffic along the Beltway Friday. Truck drivers from across the region are staging a three-day protest rally against the Obama administration and the federal government by driving around the Capital Beltway.
    The rainy weather is not the only thing slowing traffic along the Beltway Friday. Truck drivers from across the region are staging a three-day protest rally against the Obama administration and the federal government by driving around the Capital Beltway.
  • Starbucks asks customers to sign petition for reopened government

    Starbucks asks customers to sign petition for reopened government

    Friday, October 11 2013 6:10 PM EDT2013-10-11 22:10:59 GMT
    Starbucks, the nationwide coffee shop chain, is asking its customers to petition officials in Washington D.C. to reopen the federal government.
    Starbucks, the nationwide coffee shop chain, is asking its customers to petition officials in Washington D.C. to reopen the federal government.
  • Mayor Gray talks shutdown with students at WIlson High School

    Mayor Gray talks shutdown with students at WIlson High School

    Friday, October 11 2013 5:06 PM EDT2013-10-11 21:06:01 GMT
    D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray spent Friday morning teaching at Woodrow Wilson High School. Gray explained the District's position as it is unable to spend its locally-raised tax dollars because of a federal shutdown.
    D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray spent Friday morning teaching at Woodrow Wilson High School. Gray explained the District's position as it is unable to spend its locally-raised tax dollars because of a federal shutdown.
  • White House: Obama has concerns with GOP proposal

    White House: Obama has concerns with GOP proposal

    Friday, October 11 2013 4:30 PM EDT2013-10-11 20:30:35 GMT
    The White House says President Barack Obama welcomes a "constructive approach" from congressional Republicans in a new budget offering but "has some concerns with it."
    The White House says President Barack Obama welcomes a "constructive approach" from congressional Republicans in a new budget offering but "has some concerns with it."
  • Shutdown means no new beer from craft brewers

    Shutdown means no new beer from craft brewers

    Friday, October 11 2013 7:26 AM EDT2013-10-11 11:26:35 GMT
    The partial federal government shutdown could leave America's craft brewers with a serious hangover.
    The partial federal government shutdown could leave America's craft brewers with a serious hangover.
  • Flight 93 National Memorial remains closed due to shutdown

    Flight 93 National Memorial remains closed due to shutdown

    Friday, October 11 2013 6:05 AM EDT2013-10-11 10:05:02 GMT
    The Flight 93 National Memorial in Stonycreek Township, Pennsylvania remains closed because of the government shutdown.
    The Flight 93 National Memorial in Stonycreek Township, Pennsylvania remains closed because of the government shutdown.
  • DC continues fight for budget freedom

    DC continues fight for budget freedom

    Thursday, October 10 2013 11:41 PM EDT2013-10-11 03:41:15 GMT
    It sounded like a State of the Shutdown speech by D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray Thursday night. At a charter school on Capitol Hill, Mayor Gray sounded the alarm bell: declaring time is running out on a city operating on reserve funds.
    It sounded like a State of the Shutdown speech by D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray Thursday night. At a charter school on Capitol Hill, Mayor Gray sounded the alarm bell: declaring time is running out on a city operating on reserve funds.
  • Shutdown/debt talks but no resolution yet

    Shutdown/debt talks but no resolution yet

    Thursday, October 10 2013 10:36 PM EDT2013-10-11 02:36:50 GMT
    The nation's economy on the line, President Barack Obama and congressional Republicans groped inconclusively Thursday for a compromise to avert an unprecedented U.S. default as early as next week and end the 10-day-old partial government shutdown.
    The nation's economy on the line, President Barack Obama and congressional Republicans groped inconclusively Thursday for a compromise to avert an unprecedented U.S. default as early as next week and end the 10-day-old partial government shutdown.
  • Obama signs bill to pay military death benefits

    Obama signs bill to pay military death benefits

    Thursday, October 10 2013 10:35 PM EDT2013-10-11 02:35:18 GMT
    Families of fallen troops will be assured of receiving death benefits under legislation President Barack Obama signed Thursday amid a national firestorm after the Pentagon suspended the roughly $100,000 payments during the partial government shutdown.
    Families of fallen troops will be assured of receiving death benefits under legislation President Barack Obama signed Thursday amid a national firestorm after the Pentagon suspended the roughly $100,000 payments during the partial government shutdown.
  • White House: No decision on shutdown, debt impasse

    White House: No decision on shutdown, debt impasse

    Thursday, October 10 2013 7:51 PM EDT2013-10-10 23:51:37 GMT
    The White House says President Barack Obama and Republican leaders reached no specific determination on how to end the partial government shutdown or raise the nation's debt ceiling. The White House, however, described the meeting as good and said Obama looked forward to progress.
    The White House says President Barack Obama and Republican leaders reached no specific determination on how to end the partial government shutdown or raise the nation's debt ceiling. The White House, however, described the meeting as good and said Obama looked forward to progress.
  • Shutdown costing Metro millions of dollars, ridership down 20 percent

    Shutdown costing Metro millions of dollars, ridership down 20 percent

    Thursday, October 10 2013 6:45 PM EDT2013-10-10 22:45:58 GMT
    Monitoring MetroMonitoring Metro

    The government shutdown is costing Metro millions of dollars. The steep drop in riders, potential loss of federal funds and a missed payment from the District could leave the transit agency strapped for cash. All this as the agency begins discussing a fare increase next year.

    The government shutdown is costing Metro millions of dollars. The steep drop in riders, potential loss of federal funds and a missed payment from the District could leave the transit agency strapped for cash. All this as the agency begins discussing a fare increase next year.

  • Laid-off federal workers blame Tea Party activists for shutdown

    Laid-off federal workers blame Tea Party activists for shutdown

    Thursday, October 10 2013 5:42 PM EDT2013-10-10 21:42:22 GMT

    Despite a steady rain, about 250 laid-off federal workers rallied on Capitol Hill Thursday to protest the ongoing shutdown of much of the federal government. Organized by at least two unions, the speakers and attendees blamed Tea Party Republicans for the legislative gridlock that has failed to produce spending authority.

    Despite a steady rain, about 250 laid-off federal workers rallied on Capitol Hill Thursday to protest the ongoing shutdown of much of the federal government. Organized by at least two unions, the speakers and attendees blamed Tea Party Republicans for the legislative gridlock that has failed to produce spending authority.

  • Wall Street rallies as threat of US default eases

    Wall Street rallies as threat of US default eases

    Thursday, October 10 2013 5:30 PM EDT2013-10-10 21:30:29 GMT
    The Dow Jones industrial average soared more than 300 points Thursday after Republican leaders and President Barack Obama finally seemed willing to end a 10-day budget standoff that has threatened to leave the U.S. unable to pay its bills.
    The Dow Jones industrial average soared more than 300 points Thursday after Republican leaders and President Barack Obama finally seemed willing to end a 10-day budget standoff that has threatened to leave the U.S. unable to pay its bills.
  • Military academy sports to go on despite shutdown

    Military academy sports to go on despite shutdown

    Thursday, October 10 2013 4:36 PM EDT2013-10-10 20:36:47 GMT
    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has decided that football games and other sports will go on at the military service academies this weekend, and continue through the end of the month, despite the government shutdown.
    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has decided that football games and other sports will go on at the military service academies this weekend, and continue through the end of the month, despite the government shutdown.
  • Reid won't negotiate while government partly closed

    Reid won't negotiate while government partly closed

    Thursday, October 10 2013 4:02 PM EDT2013-10-10 20:02:22 GMT
    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says Democrats will not negotiate with Republican lawmakers as long as the government is still partially closed.
    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says Democrats will not negotiate with Republican lawmakers as long as the government is still partially closed.
  • DC Mayor Vincent Gray, Harry Reid speak on phone after confrontation

    DC Mayor Vincent Gray, Harry Reid speak on phone after confrontation

    Thursday, October 10 2013 3:29 PM EDT2013-10-10 19:29:21 GMT
    District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray had what his spokesman calls a "cordial" telephone conversation with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid following their confrontation on the steps of the Capitol.
    District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray had what his spokesman calls a "cordial" telephone conversation with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid following their confrontation on the steps of the Capitol.
  • DC mayor appeals to Reid to free city's funds

    DC mayor appeals to Reid to free city's funds

    Wednesday, October 9 2013 5:29 PM EDT2013-10-09 21:29:23 GMT
    District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray is calling on city residents to join him in speaking out against the federal government shutdown.
    District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray has used a news conference held by Senate Democrats to make a personal appeal to Sen. Harry Reid to free the city's local funds from the federal budget battle.
  • Vietnam Veterans Memorial model wall arrives in DC

    Vietnam Veterans Memorial model wall arrives in DC

    Wednesday, October 9 2013 12:22 PM EDT2013-10-09 16:22:20 GMT
    A half-scale model of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial that usually travels the country has been brought to Washington because the government shutdown is restricting access to the actual wall.
    A half-scale model of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial that usually travels the country has been brought to Washington because the government shutdown is restricting access to the actual wall.
  • Military foundation offers to cover death benefits as lawmakers consider fix

    Military foundation offers to cover death benefits as lawmakers consider fix

    Wednesday, October 9 2013 10:13 AM EDT2013-10-09 14:13:03 GMT
    A private foundation has stepped forward to cover death benefits for the families of troops who've been killed in combat after the Pentagon confirmed the payments have been suspended as a result of the partial government shutdown.
    A private foundation has stepped forward to cover death benefits for the families of troops who've been killed in combat after the Pentagon confirmed the payments have been suspended as a result of the partial government shutdown.
  • Trucker protest planned for DC area allegedly a hoax

    Trucker protest planned for DC area allegedly a hoax

    Wednesday, October 9 2013 6:48 AM EDT2013-10-09 10:48:07 GMT
    A planned protest on the beltway for this weekend may all be a hoax. The man behind it all told the Washington Post he simply wanted to ruffle some feathers when he made comments to U.S. News and World Report about 3,000 truckers coming to our area.
    A planned protest on the beltway for this weekend may all be a hoax. The man behind it all told the Washington Post he simply wanted to ruffle some feathers when he made comments to U.S. News and World Report about 3,000 truckers coming to our area.
  • Obama, Boehner trade barbs, hints of compromise

    Obama, Boehner trade barbs, hints of compromise

    Tuesday, October 8 2013 8:43 PM EDT2013-10-09 00:43:37 GMT
    President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner offered hints of possible compromise but also traded heated rhetoric Tuesday, a frustratingly inconclusive combination that left the eight-day partial government shutdown firmly in place and the threat of an unprecedented national default drawing closer.
    President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner offered hints of possible compromise but also traded heated rhetoric Tuesday, a frustratingly inconclusive combination that left the eight-day partial government shutdown firmly in place and the threat of an unprecedented national default drawing closer.
  • Truckers plan protest on DC area roads

    Truckers plan protest on DC area roads

    Tuesday, October 8 2013 8:19 PM EDT2013-10-09 00:19:07 GMT
    First it was the Million Biker Rally in DC. Now truckers are planning on making themselves heard and seen protesting on DC roadways.
    First it was the Million Biker Rally in DC. Now truckers are planning on making themselves heard and seen protesting on DC roadways.
  • DC charities reduce services amid shutdown

    DC charities reduce services amid shutdown

    Tuesday, October 8 2013 7:36 PM EDT2013-10-08 23:36:04 GMT
    Some Washington nonprofits are scaling back services and furloughing workers due to contracts and Medicaid reimbursements that aren't being paid during the government shutdown.
    Some Washington nonprofits are scaling back services and furloughing workers due to contracts and Medicaid reimbursements that aren't being paid during the government shutdown.
  • Boehner: Obama's demanding surrender, GOP refuses

    Boehner: Obama's demanding surrender, GOP refuses

    Tuesday, October 8 2013 5:08 PM EDT2013-10-08 21:08:24 GMT
    House Speaker John Boehner says President Barack Obama is demanding the GOP surrender the budget and debt limit fight unconditionally, but Republicans won't do it.
    House Speaker John Boehner says President Barack Obama is demanding the GOP surrender the budget and debt limit fight unconditionally, but Republicans won't do it.
  • House GOP dismisses default warnings as more hype

    House GOP dismisses default warnings as more hype

    Tuesday, October 8 2013 4:51 PM EDT2013-10-08 20:51:34 GMT
    Hard-line House Republicans are dismissing dire warnings that a government default would wreck U.S. and world economies as another case of hyperbole from an Obama administration that cried wolf about the likely impacts of automatic spending cuts and partially shutting down the government.
    Hard-line House Republicans are dismissing dire warnings that a government default would wreck U.S. and world economies as another case of hyperbole from an Obama administration that cried wolf about the likely impacts of automatic spending cuts and partially shutting down the government.
  • Government Shutdown: What's open & what's closed

    Government Shutdown: What's open & what's closed

    Tuesday, October 8 2013 4:32 PM EDT2013-10-08 20:32:02 GMT
    The government shutdown has far-reaching consequences for some, but minimal impact on others.
    The government shutdown has far-reaching consequences for some, but minimal impact on others.
  • Families of service members killed in action affected by shutdown

    Families of service members killed in action affected by shutdown

    Tuesday, October 8 2013 3:16 PM EDT2013-10-08 19:16:43 GMT
    Among those feeling the impact of the partial government shutdown are families of service members killed in action.
    Among those feeling the impact of the partial government shutdown are families of service members killed in action.
  • DC mayor seeks meeting with Obama on US shutdown

    DC mayor seeks meeting with Obama on US shutdown

    Tuesday, October 8 2013 2:57 PM EDT2013-10-08 18:57:08 GMT
    The mayor of the District of Columbia is demanding a meeting with President Barack Obama and congressional leaders about the federal government shutdown.
    The mayor of the District of Columbia is demanding a meeting with President Barack Obama and congressional leaders about the federal government shutdown.
  • Obama urges Boehner to hold vote to reopen government

    Obama urges Boehner to hold vote to reopen government

    Tuesday, October 8 2013 2:30 PM EDT2013-10-08 18:30:52 GMT
    President Barack Obama says he told House Speaker John Boehner he's willing to negotiate with Republicans on their priorities, but not under the threat of "economic chaos."
    President Barack Obama says he told House Speaker John Boehner he's willing to negotiate with Republicans on their priorities, but not under the threat of "economic chaos."
  • At least 26,000 file for unemployment in DC, Md.

    At least 26,000 file for unemployment in DC, Md.

    Tuesday, October 8 2013 12:01 PM EDT2013-10-08 16:01:12 GMT
    Furloughed federal government workers have filed more than 10,000 claims for unemployment benefits in the District of Columbia as the government shutdown has persisted nearly a week.
    Furloughed federal government workers have filed more than 10,000 claims for unemployment benefits in the District of Columbia as the government shutdown has persisted nearly a week.
  • DC Chamber of Commerce says shutdown hurting businesses

    DC Chamber of Commerce says shutdown hurting businesses

    Monday, October 7 2013 11:42 PM EDT2013-10-08 03:42:36 GMT
    As we head into the second week of the federal government shutdown, the restaurant and hospitality industry are complaining they are feeling the pinch.
    As we head into the second week of the federal government shutdown, the restaurant and hospitality industry are complaining they are feeling the pinch.
  • Shutdown shuts out final active duty pay for newly retired Army Sgt.

    Shutdown shuts out final active duty pay for newly retired Army Sgt.

    Monday, October 7 2013 10:01 PM EDT2013-10-08 02:01:17 GMT
    The government shutdown is hitting some military families especially hard. Some newly retired personnel are not getting their final active duty pay.
    The government shutdown is hitting some military families especially hard. Some newly retired personnel are not getting their final active duty pay.
  • Debt limit overtaking shutdown as US crisis focus

    Debt limit overtaking shutdown as US crisis focus

    Monday, October 7 2013 9:04 PM EDT2013-10-08 01:04:34 GMT
    A possible national default loomed closer on Monday as the partial government shutdown lingered, rattling markets in the U.S. and overseas. A gridlocked Congress betrayed little or no urgency toward resolving either of the threats.
    A possible national default loomed closer on Monday as the partial government shutdown lingered, rattling markets in the U.S. and overseas. A gridlocked Congress betrayed little or no urgency toward resolving either of the threats.
  • VA says progress halted in cutting claims backlog

    VA says progress halted in cutting claims backlog

    Monday, October 7 2013 8:26 PM EDT2013-10-08 00:26:59 GMT
    The Department of Veterans Affairs says the government shutdown has halted the progress it was making in reducing a backlog of disability and pensions claims.
    The Department of Veterans Affairs says the government shutdown has halted the progress it was making in reducing a backlog of disability and pensions claims.
  • Shutdown impact: Defense workers return to work

    Shutdown impact: Defense workers return to work

    Monday, October 7 2013 7:51 PM EDT2013-10-07 23:51:31 GMT
    A government shutdown is having far-reaching consequences for some, but minimal impact on others. A look at how services have been affected, and sometimes not, by Congress failing to reach an agreement averting a partial government shutdown.
    A government shutdown is having far-reaching consequences for some, but minimal impact on others. A look at how services have been affected, and sometimes not, by Congress failing to reach an agreement averting a partial government shutdown.
  • Back pay for furloughed workers slows in Senate

    Back pay for furloughed workers slows in Senate

    Monday, October 7 2013 7:46 PM EDT2013-10-07 23:46:37 GMT
    A bill the House passed to guarantee that furloughed federal workers receive back pay after the partial government shutdown is resolved seems to have hit a snag in the Senate.
    A bill the House passed to guarantee that furloughed federal workers receive back pay after the partial government shutdown is resolved seems to have hit a snag in the Senate.
  • Government's work stacking up a week into shutdown

    Government's work stacking up a week into shutdown

    Monday, October 7 2013 4:56 PM EDT2013-10-07 20:56:19 GMT
    Across America the government's work is piling up, and it's not just paperwork. It's old tires and red Solo cups littering a stretch of river in Nebraska. Food poisoning microbes awaiting analysis in Atlanta. The charred wreckage of a plane in California, preserved in case safety investigators return.
    Across America the government's work is piling up, and it's not just paperwork. It's old tires and red Solo cups littering a stretch of river in Nebraska. Food poisoning microbes awaiting analysis in Atlanta. The charred wreckage of a plane in California, preserved in case safety investigators return.
  • Shutdown keeps NTSB from Metro accident site

    Shutdown keeps NTSB from Metro accident site

    Monday, October 7 2013 4:40 PM EDT2013-10-07 20:40:26 GMT
    Federal transportation safety officials say they have decided against sending investigators to the site of a fatal welding accident in a Metro subway tunnel in Washington because of the government shutdown.
    Federal transportation safety officials say they have decided against sending investigators to the site of a fatal welding accident in a Metro subway tunnel in Washington because of the government shutdown.
  • At least 26,000 file for unemployment in DC, Maryland

    At least 26,000 file for unemployment in DC, Maryland

    Monday, October 7 2013 4:30 PM EDT2013-10-07 20:30:34 GMT
    Furloughed federal government workers have filed more than 10,000 claims for unemployment benefits in the District of Columbia as the government shutdown has persisted nearly a week.
    Furloughed federal government workers have filed more than 10,000 claims for unemployment benefits in the District of Columbia as the government shutdown has persisted nearly a week.
  • Budget fight offers crash course on Congress

    Budget fight offers crash course on Congress

    Monday, October 7 2013 4:07 PM EDT2013-10-07 20:07:38 GMT
    If majorities in both the House and Senate would vote to reopen the government with no strings attached, or vote to repeal the new health care law's sales tax on heart pacemakers and MRI machines, then why isn't that happening?
    If majorities in both the House and Senate would vote to reopen the government with no strings attached, or vote to repeal the new health care law's sales tax on heart pacemakers and MRI machines, then why isn't that happening?
  • Veterans remove barricades at Marine Corps War Memorial

    Veterans remove barricades at Marine Corps War Memorial

    Monday, October 7 2013 1:27 PM EDT2013-10-07 17:27:38 GMT
    The shutdown didn't stop a group of veterans from central New York from seeing the Marine Corps War Memorial.
    The shutdown didn't stop a group of veterans from central New York from seeing the Marine Corps War Memorial.
  • Gov't shutdown enters 2nd week, no end in sight

    Gov't shutdown enters 2nd week, no end in sight

    Monday, October 7 2013 7:42 AM EDT2013-10-07 11:42:37 GMT
    The government shutdown entered its second week with no end in sight and ominous signs that the United States was closer to the first default in the nation's history as Speaker John Boehner ruled out any measure to boost borrowing authority without concessions from President Barack Obama.
    The government shutdown entered its second week with no end in sight and ominous signs that the United States was closer to the first default in the nation's history as Speaker John Boehner ruled out any measure to boost borrowing authority without concessions from President Barack Obama.
  • Unemployment offices slammed during shutdown

    Unemployment offices slammed during shutdown

    Friday, October 4 2013 10:17 PM EDT2013-10-05 02:17:44 GMT
    A lot of furloughed workers aren't wasting any time filing for unemployment benefits. Unemployment offices in D.C. and Maryland are being flooded with online applications.
    A lot of furloughed workers aren't wasting any time filing for unemployment benefits. Unemployment offices in D.C. and Maryland are being flooded with online applications.
  • Naturalizations continue despite shutdown

    Naturalizations continue despite shutdown

    Friday, October 4 2013 6:19 PM EDT2013-10-04 22:19:30 GMT
    Despite the official shutdown of most functions of the U.S. government, some citizenship naturalization ceremonies are taking place. Today, at the Manassas campus of Northern Virginia Community College, 38 people became citizens.
    Despite the official shutdown of most functions of the U.S. government, some citizenship naturalization ceremonies are taking place.Today, at the Manassas campus of Northern Virginia Community College, 38 people became citizens.
  • Garbage collection and businesses affected by government shutdown

    Garbage collection and businesses affected by government shutdown

    Friday, October 4 2013 5:52 PM EDT2013-10-04 21:52:17 GMT
    Washington today is a tale of two cites: at Farragut Square in Northwest life seems pretty good. Many K streeters hitting up the food trucks, taking advantage of this sunny Friday afternoon. But down along the Mall, around most of the federal buildings, near all the museums - it's a different story.
    Washington today is a tale of two cites: at Farragut Square in Northwest life seems pretty good. Many K streeters hitting up the food trucks, taking advantage of this sunny Friday afternoon. But down along the Mall, around most of the federal buildings, near all the museums - it's a different story.
  • Shutdown specials and freebies for furloughed workers

    Shutdown specials and freebies for furloughed workers

    Friday, October 4 2013 10:39 AM EDT2013-10-04 14:39:55 GMT
    If you're a business looking to score points with furloughed federal workers, free food and a thumb of the nose at Congress are a good way to go.
    If you're a business looking to score points with furloughed federal workers, free food and a thumb of the nose at Congress are a good way to go.
  • Barry tweets about shutdown, mountain lion, and shooting on Capitol Hill

    Barry tweets about shutdown, mountain lion, and shooting on Capitol Hill

    Friday, October 4 2013 9:33 AM EDT2013-10-04 13:33:29 GMT
    A busy and stressful week in the nation’s capital has taken a toll on many area residents. One person in particular, former mayor and current D.C. councilman Marion Barry, sent out this tweet summing up his frustration.
    A busy and stressful week in the nation’s capital has taken a toll on many area residents. One person in particular, former mayor and current D.C. councilman Marion Barry, sent out this tweet summing up his frustration.
  • Budget battle heats up, despite pause over car chase

    Budget battle heats up, despite pause over car chase

    Friday, October 4 2013 6:50 AM EDT2013-10-04 10:50:25 GMT
    The battle over the budget impasse got intensely personal Thursday on Capitol Hill, though a chaotic car chase which ended in gunfire temporarily sidelined the debate later in the day. Police described the car chase as an "isolated incident."
    The battle over the budget impasse got intensely personal Thursday on Capitol Hill, though a chaotic car chase which ended in gunfire temporarily sidelined the debate later in the day. Police described the car chase as an "isolated incident."
  • After shutdown cancels weddings, bishop offers backup site at National Cathedral

    After shutdown cancels weddings, bishop offers backup site at National Cathedral

    Friday, October 4 2013 5:58 AM EDT2013-10-04 09:58:35 GMT
    Couples left scrambling to find a backup wedding site as a result of the government shutdown are now receiving a generous offer. An episcopal bishop says they can use her garden on the grounds of The National Cathedral - free of charge.
    Couples left scrambling to find a backup wedding site as a result of the government shutdown are now receiving a generous offer. An episcopal bishop says they can use her garden on the grounds of The National Cathedral - free of charge.
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  • Girl drowns off Coney Island

    Girl drowns off Coney Island

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:07 PM EDT2014-07-23 03:07:25 GMT
    A girl from Staten Island apparently drowned off Coney Island Beach Tuesday evening, police said. Good Samaritans pulled Takara McDuffy, 10, and a 9-year-old girl from the water near Stillwell Avenue at about 7 p.m., the NYPD said. Medics took McDuffy to Coney Island Hospital where she was pronounced dead, authorities said.
    A girl from Staten Island apparently drowned off Coney Island Beach Tuesday evening, police said. Good Samaritans pulled Takara McDuffy, 10, and a 9-year-old girl from the water near Stillwell Avenue at about 7 p.m., the NYPD said. Medics took McDuffy to Coney Island Hospital where she was pronounced dead, authorities said.
  • 'Mortified': stage performers over share

    'Mortified': stage performers over share

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 10:56 PM EDT2014-07-23 02:56:08 GMT
    Some might call Jenn Wehrung a performance artist. Others, more simply, a masochist. This Brooklynite shares her deepest innermost thoughts from 6th grade in a show perhaps best summed up by its name: "Mortified."Wehrung is 37, single, and claims to have $37 in her bank account.Financially poor maybe, the ensemble real-life characters of "Mortified" are all filthy rich in memories.
    Some might call Jenn Wehrung a performance artist. Others, more simply, a masochist. This Brooklynite shares her deepest innermost thoughts from 6th grade in a show perhaps best summed up by its name: "Mortified."Wehrung is 37, single, and claims to have $37 in her bank account.Financially poor maybe, the ensemble real-life characters of "Mortified" are all filthy rich in memories.
  • FAA bans U.S. flights to Tel Aviv airport

    FAA bans U.S. flights to Tel Aviv airport

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 10:39 PM EDT2014-07-23 02:39:02 GMT
    The Federal Aviation Administration has banned U.S. carriers from flying to Israel's main airport for 24 hours. The FAA made the announcement at about 12:40 p.m. on Tuesday. This comes after two U.S. airlines cancelled all flights to Israel until further notice following a rocket landing near the Ben-Gurion Airport earlier in the day.
    The Federal Aviation Administration has banned U.S. carriers from flying to Israel's main airport for 24 hours. The FAA made the announcement at about 12:40 p.m. on Tuesday. This comes after two U.S. airlines cancelled all flights to Israel until further notice following a rocket landing near the Ben-Gurion Airport earlier in the day.
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