Amid food lines, travel delays and economic damage, simmering discontent suddenly boiled over.
The temporary flight restrictions at LaGuardia Airport come just one day after elected officials and union leaders warned that air safety could be at risk because of the shutdown.
On Twitter during the 2016 election, fake news lived in a "seedy little neighborhood,” one political scientist said.
A political impasse is reverberating into the cosmos as observatories prepare to power down. At least one could stop operations because of a shutdown for the first time ever.
The Ocean Cleanup’s goals are laudable, but the nonprofit faces challenges. For one, the company’s first garbage collector, a 2,000-foot buoy-and-skirt invention nicknamed Wilson, broke in two.
Scientists are smarting from the loss of data, research opportunities and paychecks.
The confirmation of Kelvin Droegemeier, an extreme-weather expert, fills a critical role that had been vacant for the first two years of the Trump presidency.
A prolonged government shutdown means a rocky start for science in the new year.
Animals that weigh less than a gram can travel hundreds of miles.
The Parker Solar Probe could help us understand and protect ourselves from solar eruptions.