Hagel recalls most defense staff

The Pentagon has ordered most of its roughly 400,000 furloughed civilian employees back to work.

WWII Memorial opened to vets

The memorial was still closed to the public, however, and other memorials remain closed.

Manning to seek pardon from Obama

Former Army intelligence analyst Pfc. Bradley Manning is planning to formally request a pardon from...

In shutdown, some wiggle room

Discrepancies are feeding Republican accusations that the administration is trying to make the...