The Statute of Liberty and other iconic American landmarks are now closed thanks to the government shutdown, and park workers are worried about what being furloughed will mean for them.
Families across the country are turning off their TVs to take part in the National Day of Unplugging.
The first week of the Oscar Pistorius trial is over. Pistorius admits to shooting his girlfriend, but says he thought he was firing at an intruder.
Oops. President Obama misspells the word "respect" in paying tribute to Aretha Franklin at the White House.