Government Shutdown

  • October 2, 2013  

    After day two of the government shutdown, some industries, like tourism, have already taken a hit. How might the effects spill over into other sectors of the economy and the markets? Judy Woodruff looks to Diane Swonk of Mesirow Financial and Mark Zandi of Moody’s Analytics for analysis and predictions. Continue reading

  • October 1, 2013   BY  

    Commissaries, relied upon by U.S. military families for tax-free groceries, to shut down Wednesday: http://t.co/mev6WP4jMK -SS — The Associated Press (@AP) October 1, 2013

  • October 1, 2013   BY  

    Live streaming video by Ustream As an effect of the government shutdown, the National Zoo disconnected all broadcasts of animal live streams, including the popular “panda cam.” To fill the panda-shaped voids in our lives, Time magazine created their own … Continue reading

  • October 1, 2013   BY  

    Hundreds, including veterans, arrived at the World War II memorial in Washington, D.C. Tuesday to find it barricaded by the National Park Service. Video by Associated Press The Washington Post reported earlier Tuesday that despite the closure of the World … Continue reading

  • October 1, 2013   BY  

    If you’ve visited Google, you’ve noticed that Tuesday’s Google Doodle is in honor of Yosemite National Park’s 123rd birthday. And what a way to celebrate than with a government shutdown that will keep the park closed on its very special … Continue reading

  • October 1, 2013   BY  

    UPDATE: President Obama will now make his address at 1 p.m. EDT. WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is getting ready to address the American people as the federal government moves ahead with a partial shutdown and new health insurance exchanges … Continue reading

  • October 1, 2013   BY  

    Photo by Frank Carlson/PBS NEWSHOUR D.C. residents and tourists were greeted with barricades around numerous locations on the National Mall this morning. The Lincoln Memorial and other national monuments in Washington were blocked off as of midnight last night when … Continue reading

  • October 1, 2013   BY  

    @JakeSherman not fun pic.twitter.com/T9REiXxBHK — Drew Schneider (@DrewiSchneider) October 1, 2013 A government staffer tweets a picture of the massive line to get into the Cannon House Office Building in Washington Tuesday morning.

  • October 1, 2013   BY  

    If the government shutdown remains in effect, government workers won’t be the only ones encountering heartbreak. Two dozen couples scheduled to have their October weddings in various places around the National Mall — including the Lincoln Memorial, George Mason Memorial … Continue reading

  • October 1, 2013   BY  

    Due to government shutdown, we will not be posting or responding from this account. Farewell, humans. Sort it out yourselves. — NASAVoyager2 (@NASAVoyager2) October 1, 2013

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