Many players have voiced support for the coach in recent weeks, and after the Redskins played their final game on Sunday - one that could have been Shanahan's last with the team - they continued to do so.
Latest Blog Entries
Brian Orakpo will not play for the Redskins on Sunday after sustaining a groin injury a week ago, while Morgan has apparently been benched for his poor play.
Freshman Sen. Ted Cruz still believes in his anti-Obamacare stance that, political pundits argue, helped bring about this year's 16-day government shutdown.
Stats and other notes in advance of the Redskins' game against the Giants on Sunday afternoon - the last of the season.
When Obamacare policies go into effect Jan. 1, some Americans may be surprised to learn that their favored doctors or specialists aren't covered under new plans.
In a world of complex baby names, parents have rediscovered the appeal of Isaiah and Judith. "Who wouldn't like to go back to old traditions at some point?" asks BabyNames.net, a website that helps expectant mothers and fathers navigate the myriad name choices for their offspring.
The left tackle was the only player selected to represent the Redskins in the Pro Bowl in January, which, for the first time, will not pit the two conferences against each other but instead include a fantasy sports-style draft between honorary captains Jerry Rice and Deion Sanders.
The outside linebacker will be a game-time decision on Sunday when the Redskins play the Giants in the final game of the season.
Sen. Robert Menendez, New Jersey Democrat, said being able to pass a short-term unemployment insurance extension in the Senate may put the pressure on Speaker John A. Boehner to hold a vote in the House.
The U.S. Border Patrol earlier this month arrested a 12-year-old illegal immigrant smuggling 80 pounds of marijuana from Mexico into Texas, reigniting a debate over controversial comments made by a Republican congressman earlier this year about children's involvement in the cross-border drug trade.
Sen. Bernie Sanders, Vermont independent, said the only way to get Republicans to support an unconditional extension to unemployment benefits to the long-term unemployed is to motivate ordinary Americans to speak up.
Sen. Amy Klobuchar, Minnesota Democrat, is continuing to fight for the release of an American jailed in the United Arab Emirates after posting a parody video online that the country said threatened national security.
The majority of Americans said the economy is still hurting and they weren't optimistic for it to get any better in the next year, a CNN/ORC International poll released Friday found.
The outside linebacker did not participate in the Redskins' practice on Thursday because of a strained right groin, though coach Mike Shanahan said a decision has not been made as to whether he would play Sunday against the New York Giants.
Republicans have lengthened their lead over Democrats in early polling for the 2014 elections, a CNN/ORC International poll released Thursday found.
One analyst predicts that the gridlock will lessen in Washington in 2014, beginning with the fight over increasing the debt ceiling.
The outside linebacker was limited in practice after straining his groin muscle in the Redskins' loss to the Cowboys on Sunday, but he said it's too early in the week to determine whether he'll play in the team's finale against the Giants.
Rep. Eliot Engel, New York Democrat, said Tuesday it's "disgraceful" that Republicans refused to extend long-term unemployment benefits that expire Saturday for more than a million Americans.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai can't hold off on signing a security agreement with the U.S. for much longer, said former White House Middle East adviser Marc Ginsberg.
The nation gets emotional this time of year for myriad reasons. They are fierce about their own traditions. But one thing is for sure, though there are some cultural dynamics at work, the vast majority of Americans celebrate Christmas. As in 90 percent.