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Although there's no substitute for seeing Old Faithful or the National Zoo's pandas in person, experts say people aren't entirely out of luck.
President Obama castigated the tea party for shutting down the government over an "ideological crusade" on health care reform.
Congress plunged the government into a partial shutdown as a long-running dispute over President Obama's health care law stalled a funding bill.
The SEC announces a record $14 million award to a whistleblower who helped recover "substantial" investor funds.
President Obama's landmark health-care reform law hits a momentous milestone Tuesday, as government-run insurance marketplaces open for business.
A group of visiting WWII veterans have illegally entered the World War II (WWII) Memorial in Washington, which has been closed due to the shutdown.
The shutdown, if lengthy enough, could hit home mortgage refinances as well, delay rate locks and result in costly extension fees.
The government shutdown will have an immediate impact on workers at the Pentagon. But for the defense contractors? No big deal right now.
The government shut down. But so far, are you feeling the void? What about the government do you miss? Here's what you told us on Twitter.
"The idea of putting the American people's hard-earned progress at risk is the height of irresponsibility and doesn't have to happen," Obama said.
A new study finds historic slippage in the trust many hold in their elected leaders to fix the nation's biggest problems. NBCNews.com reports.
If you think politicians are up in arms about Obamacare, you must not be old enough to remember the ugliness surrounding Medicare and Social Security.
Obamacare's deadlines are coming, and here's what you need to know to avoid missing out on insurance options or being financially penalized.
New insurance exchanges, intended to expand health coverage to uninsured Americans, launched Tuesday.
The Senate rejected the House's budget bill, making the shutdown of many agencies at midnight much more likely.
Obama says he's "not at all" resigned to a government shutdown, and he expects to speak to congressional leaders during the day.
In case of the federal government shutdown, investors can expect potential interruptions to financial product approvals and new rules.
The U.S. debt ceiling debate is unlikely to change Standard & Poor's AA+ U.S. sovereign rating, the credit ratings agency said Monday.
There were some signs on Sunday that the House may try and find a last minute solution to keep the federal lights on at least for a few more days.
Tea party icon Karl Denninger said he's done building wealth that ends up contributing to "rampant theft and fraud" in government and the economy.