The Statue of Liberty closed its doors, fountains on the National Mall trickled out and the beloved "panda-cam" at the National Zoo went dark, all effects of Congress' inability to keep the government funded.
The Centers for Disease Control said it would see "significant impact" to its operations as a result of the shutdown, and government employees feared the long-term effects on their income with no end in sight.
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