Of all the stories that made headlines this year, these kept you talking for days. It was difficult to limit this list to 13, but we did our best. We hope you enjoy taking a look back of some of the events that we were glued to over the past 12 months.
A New Jersey priest has filed a lawsuit, after the government shutdown meant Catholic services on U.S. military bases were halted.
According to a CBS News poll, 85 percent of those surveyed said they do not approve of the job Congress is doing.
Congress has passed legislation to reopen the partially shuttered federal government and avert a potentially disastrous default on U.S. obligations
Senate leaders have taken control of efforts to avert a Treasury default and end the partial shutdown of the federal government.
Italian Americans celebrated their culture and heritage at the 69th Annual Columbus Day Parade in New York City.
Tens of thousands of federal workers in New York City continue to feel the impact as the partial government shutdown continues.
Lady Liberty reopened Sunday, a relief to many tourists who had their hearts set on visiting the statue while they were in New York.
Next year’s raise will be small because consumer prices, as measured by the government, haven’t gone up much in the past year.
Senators put faith in party leaders Sunday to devise a plan that would reopen the government and steer clear of a potential default this week.
Any shift in public opinion also may well hinge on how much, or how little, people are personally affected as the shutdown drags on.
The company said that the trouble stemmed from a routine test and had nothing to do with the government shutdown.
The Statue of Liberty is set to reopen Sunday, despite the continuing partial government shutdown.
New York has 33 sites under the jurisdiction of the National Park Service, including the statue and nearby Ellis Island. They’ve been shut since Oct. 1 because of the partial federal shutdown.
The official said the state is working with parks officials to try to determine the cost of a plan to reopen the popular visitors’ destination in New York Harbor.