October 17, 2013 11:19 AM EDT — As thousands of federal workers head back to their jobs, a few high profile greeters came out to welcome them. (The Washington Post)
Joe Biden hands out muffins
Jon Stewart takes 'the Ferguson challenge' (1:32)
EU warns Russia and Ukraine close to ‘point of no return'
Women on screen can kick butt but not stereotypes (1:33)
Ted Cruz: Only the White House is talking about a government shutdown (2:54)
A contortionist's hardest moves, in slow motion (1:43)