Howard Hughes' wooden flying boat the "Spruce Goose," is towed by a tugboat from its hangar in Long Beach, Calif., in this Oct. 29, 1980 file photo. (AP Photo)

Photos: The Spruce Goose

The Spruce Goose, Howard Hughes’ iconic plane, resides at the Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum in McMinnville.

Resa Mestel, of New York, reacts after finding the Folk Art Center on the Blue Ridge Parkway in Asheville, N.C., closed due to the government shutdown Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013. In the wake of a partial shutdown of the U.S. government, the National Park Service began closing down parks and other facilities until federal funding is restored.(AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

Photos: Scenes from the shutdown

The effects of the government shutdown are being felt from coast to coast. From the closure of government offices to the shutdown of nationa…

Police work the scene on M Street, SE in Washington near the Washington Navy Yard on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. The U.S. Navy says one person is injured after a shooting at a Navy building in Washington. Police and emergency crews gathered Monday morning outside the Naval Sea Systems Command Headquarters building, where the shooting was reported. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Photos: Shooting at US Navy Yard

Including the gunman, 13 people died in a mass shooting at the US Navy Yard in Washington, DC, Sept. 16, 2013.