With the government shutdown, many people who are traveling abroad next year are panicking about how they're going to get their passports in time. Luckily there's an event going on today that could get you your passport in around three days!
It's been years since the government was shut down. Nonetheless, it's happened again. As of last night at midnight, our government is officially shut down.
So what does that mean? It means that essential parts of our government are still active, but many services, such as parks and monuments, will be unavailable to the public.
But that wasn't going to stop 92 veterans from seeing a memorial set up
As of 12:01 a.m. EST on Tuesday, the federal government closed down. Congressional leaders in the House of Representatives and the Senate were unable to reach an agreement on a budget or a temporary fix, known as a continuing resolution, before the start of the new fiscal year on October 1.