National Zoo panda cam online, zoo reopens Friday

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The U.S. National Zoo’s panda camera is back online, but the zoo itself is taking more time to reopen…

Obama urges Congress to change its ways

President Barack Obama says the partial government shutdown “inflicted unnecessary damage” on the U.S. economy…

Starbucks asks customers to sign petition

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Starbucks says it will ask customers and businesses to sign a petition calling for an end to the partial government shutdown …

SF Cliff House closed due to government shutdown


San Francisco’s famous Cliff House restaurant today joined other popular attractions that closed as a result of the federal government shutdown…

Stocks fall as fears of protracted shutdown grow

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Fear of a protracted U.S. government shutdown is making global investors increasingly nervous…

Local businesses hurt by the government shutdown

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Some of federal employees working at San Francisco Federal Building have been forced to go home since the government shutdown. Local businesses has also been hurt…

Lawmakers still get a check, even in shutdown mode

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There’s at least one constant in a government shutdown: The 532 members of Congress continue to be paid ?At a cost of $10,583.85 per hour to taxpayers.

Bay Area assessing impact of federal government shutdown

One of the most obvious impacts is to those who were planning trips to National parks, which are closed — including Alcatraz Island…

Obama: Shutdown is result of ideological crusade

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President Barack Obama says House Republicans have shut down the federal government over an “ideological crusade” against his health care law…

Things to know about government shutdown

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Things you need to know about government shutdown….