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New York City Marathon sign (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Continuing Government Shutdown Could Impact NYC Marathon

The staging area is slated to be at the federally operated Fort Wadsworth on Staten Island. Organizers of the Nov. 3 race say they’re working with city, state and federal officials to find an alternate site if the shutdown continues.

10/11/2013

About 5,000 Head Start preschool students have been affected by the government shutdown. (credit: CBS 2)

Malloy Finds State Money To Reopen Connecticut Head Start Program During Shutdown

Malloy, a proponent of early education, has found $800,000 in state taxpayer money to keep the program open at least through mid-November.

10/09/2013

U.S. Army soldiers carry the flag-draped transfer case containing the remains of U.S. Army Pfc. Cody J. Patterson during a dignified transfer at Dover Air Force Base on Oct. 9, 2013 in Dover, Del. (credit: Getty Images)

Fisher House Foundation To Pay Military Death Benefits During Government Shutdown

When a member of the U.S. military dies while serving, the Defense Department typically provides the family with $100,000.

10/09/2013

Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki testifies before the House Veterans' Affairs Committee on a possible freeze in benefits due to government shutdown, Oct. 9, 2013. (credit: CBS News)

Conn. VA Operating Fully; VA Secretary Warns Of Possible Compensation Freeze Due To Shutdown

Disability checks continue to be processed but Conn. VA Commissioner Linda Schwartz said if the government shutdown continues into next month, the checks could be stalled.

10/09/2013

160 puppies arrived in Armonk safely on March 27, 2012 after being rescued from Midwestern puppy mills (credit: CBS 2)

Animal Welfare Advocates: Government Shutdown Has Curbed Puppy Mill Inspections

The ongoing partial government shutdown has meant a halt in inspections for puppy mills and pet dealers, and animal welfare advocates warn this means animals could be put in danger.

10/06/2013

Sen. Charles Schumer (credit: Getty Images)

Frustration Mounts Over Government Shutdown

Some of New York’s political heavyweights voiced their frustration Sunday over the partial government shutdown, which entered its sixth day.

10/06/2013

U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. (file / credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

House Votes To Award Federal Employees Retroactive Pay After Shutdown

The House passed the bill in a rare Saturday session. The vote was 407-0. The Senate was also expected to approve the legislation, which is backed by President Barack Obama.

10/05/2013

Al Sharpton

Lhota, De Blasio Both Make Appearances With Rev. Sharpton

Mayoral candidates Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota both made appearances Saturday with the Rev. Al Sharpton, who recently celebrated his birthday.

10/05/2013

Miriam Carey (credit: CBS 2)

Miriam Carey, Of Stamford, Conn., Shot Dead After Capitol Hill Car Chase

U.S. Capitol Police who responded to incident are currently working unpaid due to federal government shutdown.

10/03/2013

President Barack Obama (Getty Images/Handout)

Obama Pins Shutdown On Boehner; Tri-State Businesses Start To Feel Pinch

President Barack Obama said House Speaker John Boehner is preventing a vote on a funding bill because he doesn’t want to anger “extremists” in his party.

10/03/2013

Navy Football Team/file (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Navy Set For Weekend Football; Other Sports Suspended Because Of Shutdown

Football is on at Navy this weekend, although all other varsity and club sports are suspended because of the government shutdown.

10/03/2013

(Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

House Votes Down Democrats’ Latest Effort To End Government Shutdown

Republican leaders welcomed the Wednesday afternoon meeting but questioned whether Democrats were ready to deal.

10/02/2013

NYC mayoral candidates Joe Lhota and Bill de Blasio (credit: Getty Images)

De Blasio On Government Shutdown: Lhota Can’t Be ‘Republican Bystander’

Republican mayoral hopeful Joe Lhota has tried to distance himself from the chaos in Washington.

10/02/2013

President Barack Obama delivers remarks in the Rose Garden of the White House October 1, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

President Obama Blasts House Republicans For ‘Ideological Crusade’ That Shut Down Government

The shutdown, the first since the winter of 1995-96, closed national parks, museums along the Washington Mall and the U.S. Capitol visitors center.

10/01/2013

Navy Football Team/file (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Federal Shutdown Scraps Games At Service Academies

The Defense Department says it has temporarily suspended all sports competitions at the service academies as a result of the partial government shutdown.

10/01/2013

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