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Here’s what happens to Social Security and disability benefits during a government shutdown

Social Security and disability checks will still be sent to recipients and beneficiaries for the duration of the partial government shutdown.

Here’s what happens to food stamps and other federal food programs during the government shutdown

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits, called food stamps, will be paid in January and February despite the government shutdown.
Former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid during the 2013 shutdown

The government shutdown is in day 32 and has shattered the record for the longest shutdown in history

The length of all government shutdowns, who was in control of the White House and Congress, and whether employees were sent home, all in one chart.
New House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and President Donald Trump clash over the border wall days before the government entered a partial shutdown.

The government shutdown is now the longest on record and the fight between Trump and Democrats is only getting uglier. Here’s everything you mis...

There's no end in sight for the border wall government shutdown as President Donald Trump and Democrat leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer dig in.
Coast Guard Vice Adm. Linda Fagan, commanding officer of US Coast Guard Pacific Area, addresses the crew and sailors aboard the cutter Bertholf in the Pacific Ocean, July 20, 2018.

Unpaid Coast Guard members are deploying for a months-long mission in the Pacific — at home, their bosses are warning about their houses

The Coast Guard cutter Bertholf deployed to the Pacific on January 20, amid a government shutdown that has families worried about basic expenses.
President Donald Trump's demand for border wall funding isn't that popular and most Americans want that money spent elsewhere.

Most Americans would rather spend the $5 billion Trump is demanding for the border wall on infrastructure, education, or healthcare

President Donald Trump's $5 billion US-Mexico border wall demand isn't popular and most Americans want the money to go to options like healthcare.

6 ways you can help federal workers who aren’t getting paid during the government shutdown

The government shutdown has been going on since December 22, leaving some 800,000 federal employees without paychecks. Here's how you can help.
Ann Coulter.

Ann Coulter doubles down: Trump will be ‘dead in the water’ if he doesn’t build the wall

"He is dead in the water if he doesn’t build that wall. Dead, dead, dead," she told Vice News.
HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 15: Cardi B attends Metro By T-Mobile Presents: Live In LA Powered By Pandora Featuring Cardi B And Jhené Aiko at Academy Nightclub on November 15, 2018 in Hollywood, California.

Cardi B takes Trump to town on what is now the longest US government shutdown in history

"But this sh-t is really f---ing serious bro, this sh-t is crazy. Our country is in a hell hole right now all for a f---ing wall."
Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Lyman Dickinson, an aviation-survival technician, is lowered into the water during a search-and-rescue exercise with the Mexican navy off the coast of Ensenada, Mexico, June 7, 2017.

The Red Cross is getting involved after the Coast Guard became the first military branch to miss a paycheck because of the government shutdown

"It's hard to focus on search and rescue if you don’t know whether your kids ... are going to have a roof over their head and food on the table."