Rush hour traffic leaving Washington is diverted on Beach Drive in Rock Creek Park due to U.S. government shutdown, affecting the U.S. Park Service in Washington October 1, 2013. The U.S. government ... more 
Rush hour traffic leaving Washington is diverted on Beach Drive in Rock Creek Park due to U.S. government shutdown, affecting the U.S. Park Service in Washington October 1, 2013. The U.S. government began a partial shutdown on Tuesday for the first time in 17 years, potentially putting up to 1 million workers on unpaid leave, closing national parks and stalling medical research projects. Beach Drive is on U.S. Park Service land. REUTERS/Gary Cameron (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS HEALTH ENVIRONMENT) less 
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Tue, Oct 1, 2013 4:30 PM EDT