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Longest Government Shutdown in History Taking a Toll

Social Security, Medicare benefits continue, but national parks and airports are suffering


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Social Security, Mail, Air Travel Would Continue in Shutdown

Despite massive federal employee furloughs, essential services would stay in place

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House Panel Launches Drug Price Investigation

A dozen companies being asked to explain high price increases for life-sustaining medicines

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Many National Parks Struggling During Shutdown

Some popular tourist destinations are still open but are not staffed

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Bill Would Guarantee Services for Some With Disabilities

Advocates say legislation would fulfill the expectations of the Americans with Disabilities Act

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Flying During the Shutdown? Prepare for Slower Checks

Security waits longest in Atlanta, Minneapolis−Saint Paul and Seattle airports

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Older Americans Lose Billions to Scams, Senate Report Says

Despite progress, law enforcement still struggles in its fight against elder fraud

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