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How shutdown affects key parts of federal government

Thousands of federal employees began their weekends gripped with doubt, uncertain of when they'll be able to return to work and how long they'll have to go without being paid after a bitter political dispute in Washington triggered a government shutdown.

The Latest: LA Times gets union, loses publisher

The Latest on changes at the Los Angeles Times (all times local): 3:10 p.m. Los Angeles Times Publisher and Chief Executive Ross Levinsohn has been given an unpaid leave of absence amid allegations that he engaged in improper "frat-boy" behavior while working for other companies.