The Morning After, as Told by Front Pages Across America

How the media covered the biggest 11th-hour news story in the U.S. today.

A Park Service worker puts up closed signs on a barricade in front of the Lincoln Memorial, which is closed due to the government shutdown.
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Marina Koren
Oct. 1, 2013, 6:44 a.m.

The first fed­er­al gov­ern­ment shut­down in 17 years was front and cen­ter on most U.S. news­pa­pers Tues­day morn­ing. Some dived straight in­to how a closed gov­ern­ment af­fects their read­ers, while oth­ers offered ex­plain­ers on an­oth­er his­tor­ic mo­ment from the night be­fore, the open­ing of the health ex­change mar­ket­place. Here’s how some me­dia covered the con­gres­sion­al grid­lock that shut down the gov­ern­ment, cour­tesy of the New­seum.


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