What a Government Shutdown Would Mean for You

If Congress cannot approve a budget for 2016 by September 30, the end of this fiscal year, the US government will shut down. It’s a likely scenario since there are just a few more working days for lawmakers to come to an agreement and there’s no sign of that in sight. Here’s what you need to know about how a… »9/23/15 8:30pm9/23/15 8:30pm


Three Major US Landmarks to Reopen, But Who’s Picking Up the Tab?

Good news for those of you with your hearts set on visiting major US landmarks like the Grand Canyon, Mount Rushmore or the Statue of Liberty - they’re opening up again! Despite the government shutdown three major US landmarks are set to reopen. But which ones and who's picking up the tab? »10/13/13 10:58pm10/13/13 10:58pm

Trucker Protest A Bust Thanks To Rain, Everyone Realizing It Was Dumb

Earlier today thousands of truckers moved into the Capitol Beltway around Washington D.C., choking traffic for miles as they descended into the District and arrested several members of Congress. It was a thrilling sight for bored tourists unable to get into the Air and Space Museum. Wait, that didn't happen. »10/11/13 2:27pm10/11/13 2:27pm

Truckers Pissed At Government To Jam Up D.C. Beltway, Arrest Congress

Everyone is annoyed at the state of things in America as the government shutdown drags into its second week, whether you're one of 800,000 furloughed federal workers or just a D.C. tourist who wants to go to the goddamn Smithsonian. Now a group of truckers will take matters in their own hands with a plan that… »10/08/13 9:09am10/08/13 9:09am

How The Government Shutdown Could Screw With Carmakers And Car Buyers

The first U.S. government shutdown in 17 years means more than just scores of federal employees being forced to go without paychecks, the closure of national parks, and an end to the Panda Cam. It will also likely cause a great deal of headaches for the industries regulated by the government, and that includes the… »10/01/13 3:45pm10/01/13 3:45pm