How the federal government shapes job markets beyond D.C. – in Honolulu, Virginia Beach, and across the Sunbelt.
Scenes from a city reopened.
Tea Party America doesn't look much like the base of the big-business Republican Party.
Where Americans depend the most on federal spending.
Why the legacy of the housing crisis is making the government shutdown even more disruptive.
Vincent Gray is demanding a meeting with President Obama and Congress.
Washington's dysfunction gives them a chance to talk up their operational prowess.
From Fort Sumter to Ellis Island, photos are pouring in of America's shuttered national monuments.
From national parks, to home loans, to the National Zoo in D.C., there will be a small, but noticeable, impact almost immediately.