The U.S. Park Service visitor office is seen unattended at Paramount Ranch in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, Agoura Hills, California, October 1, 2013. The White House rejected a... more 
The U.S. Park Service visitor office is seen unattended at Paramount Ranch in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, Agoura Hills, California, October 1, 2013. The White House rejected a Republican plan to reopen portions of the U.S. government on Tuesday as the first shutdown in 17 years closed landmarks like the Statue of Liberty and threw hundreds of thousands of federal employees out of work. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson less 
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Reuters | Photo By LUCY NICHOLSON / Reuters
Tue, Oct 1, 2013 4:28 PM EDT