Coverage of the stalemate in Congress that forced the U.S. government to a standstill

Friday, Oct 18, 2013 at 04:14 AM PDT

The Nation Returns to Normal After Shutdown

The Nation Returns to Normal After Shutdown

Life began to return to normal as the federal government reopened its doors after the 16-day partial shutdown that culminated in a late-night rush to pass a bill and avoid a default on the nation's debt. Federal

Thursday, Oct 17, 2013 at 08:55 PM PDT

Federal Employees Head Back to Work as Shutdown Ends

Federal Employees Head Back to Work as Shutdown Ends

Hundreds of thousands of furloughed workers were ordered back on the job Thursday after Congress ended the 16-day government shutdown with a last-minute deal that also averted a debt default.

Friday, Oct 18, 2013 at 05:23 AM PDT

What You Could Buy with the $24B the Shutdown Cost

What You Could Buy with the $24B the Shutdown Cost

What's the cost of a shutdown? That's still unclear, but the number will reach into the billions.

Thursday, Oct 17, 2013 at 08:40 PM PDT

Billions in New Spending Added to Debt Bill

Thursday, Oct 17, 2013 at 01:39 PM PDT

Obama to GOP: Want Change? "Win an Election"

Obama to GOP: Want Change? "Win an Election"

President Obama said "there are no winners here" after lawmakers reached a last-minute agreement to reopen the government after a 16-day shutdown and avert default. The fiscal showdowns had inflicted "completely...

Thursday, Oct 17, 2013 at 10:12 AM PDT

Memorials, Museums Reopen After Shutdown

Memorials, Museums Reopen After Shutdown

After the 16-day government shutdown, parks and museums closed during the government shutdown will reopen. All national parks -- from Yosemite to Shenandoah National Park -- will reopen Thursday.

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Woman Shot, Then Held Captive 26 Days: Police

Woman Shot, Then Held Captive 26 Days: Police

An Inland Empire man has been arrested for allegedly shooting his girlfriend in the chest during an argument, then holding the wounded woman captive for 26 days before she escaped, police said Monday.

SoCal Commuter Furious Over Huge Toll Fines

SoCal Commuter Furious Over Huge Toll Fines

Some Southern California drivers are being hit with fines of tens – even hundreds -- of thousands of dollars because of toll road billing disputes with the Orange County Transportation Authority.

Two Brush Fires Burn During High Wind Threat

Two Brush Fires Burn During High Wind Threat

A second brush fire broke out in the San Fernando Valley on Monday after a small blaze threatened 10 homes, prompted evacuations and put firefighters on high alert as winds kicked up during a wind warning.

LAPD Orders Officers to Ride in Pairs

LAPD Orders Officers to Ride in Pairs

LAPD officers will be riding in pairs for safety out of "an abundance of caution" after news out of Baltimore that street gangs may be targeting police.

Tuna Company, 2 Employees Charged in Worker's Oven Death

Tuna Company, 2 Employees Charged in Worker's Oven Death

Bumble Bee Foods and two employees were charged Monday with violating safety regulations in the death of a California worker who was cooked in an industrial oven with tons of tuna, prosecutors said.

How to Help Victims of the Nepal Earthquake

How to Help Victims of the Nepal Earthquake

The U.S. Geological Survey said that the estimated damage from the magnitude-7.8 quake that killed at least 4,000 people and devastated Nepal could cost between $100 million and $10 billion.