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Not all government functions will simply evaporate — Social Security cheques will still get mailed, and hospitals will stay open. But many federal agencies will send their employees home, from the Environmental Protection Agency to hundreds of national parks. Here’s a look at how a shutdown will work.
The President uses Hollywood ‘experts’ to explain the details of the Obamacare system
The company made its decision before the shootings at the Navy Yard in Washington DC earlier this week, which left 13 people dead
Candace Allen – who was there – explores the legacy of a day, and a vision, that endure
Huawei responds, calling allegations 'tired' and 'unsubstantiated'
Don’t I recognise that surname?
English heavyweight stopped in fifth round by American
Richard Nixon managed it, and his party soon returned to power. The lesson from the Cairo coup last week could not have been more different
Seven-day visit is the Prince's first to America since he caused outrage by being photographed naked during a weekend break in Las Vegas last year
Famous for 'Hope' and 'Change' posters from the 2008 presidential election, Fairey says 'I’m not anti- 2nd Amendment, I’m pro-common sense'
A former teacher who took Osama bin Laden’s place on the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted list over his alleged links to child pornography has been arrested in Nicaragua.
British champion can shine with early finish tonight where Klitschko was twice made to toil
The monumental title of Steven Spielberg's Lincoln may suggest that it's a definitive biopic, but if you're after a comprehensive account of Honest Abe's ascent from prairie lawyer to American president, you'd be better off watching last year's Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, and fast-forwarding through all the bits with blood-sucking demons in them.
Residents from Newtown, Connecticut, were expected at the march in the wake of Sandy Hook massacre
Take the Great American Road trip across Virginia, Maryland and Washington, DC