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US Govt. Shutdown Draws Array of Protests

The partial U.S. government shutdown has forced hundreds of thousands of federal workers to stay home, restricted or shuttered many government services, and sparked an array of protests criticizing lawmakers and calling on them to end the budget impasse. With no spending plan for a new fiscal year that began October 1, national parks closed, investigators who probe outbreaks of food-borne illnesses stopped going to work, and the government quit issuing reports on the state of the economy. The ...

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