U.S. Capitol Police return to patrol after a brief meeting to discuss how to handle tourists turned away from the shuttered visitor's center at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, October 1, 2013. The ... more 
U.S. Capitol Police return to patrol after a brief meeting to discuss how to handle tourists turned away from the shuttered visitor's center at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, October 1, 2013. The U.S. government began a partial shutdown 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. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) less 
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Tue, Oct 1, 2013 11:02 AM EDT