Six things you may not know about the U.S. government shutdown
Parks are closed. Vacations have been ruined. And Wall Street, on the third day of the shutdown, is starting to get a little skittish.
For goodness sakes — even the National Zoo’s “panda cams” are offline. And yet Congresspeople are still getting paid despite the fact tens of thousands of federal employees have been furloughed. Is there no end to this budget insanity?