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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Teen Riding Skateboard Killed in Bell Hit-and-Run

Teen Riding Skateboard Killed in Bell Hit-and-Run

Joshua Maldonado was supposed to be getting ready to start the second month of his senior year at Bell High School. He was supposed to dress up, with a tie, for a second interview at a nearby In-n-Out Burger on...

Man Arrested in Fatal Shooting on Venice Boardwalk

Man Arrested in Fatal Shooting on Venice Boardwalk

A man has been arrested in connection with an early morning shooting in Venice Beach that left a man dead and two others injured, police said.

Crews Contain Wildfire Near Homes in Arrowhead Springs Area

Crews Contain Wildfire Near Homes in Arrowhead Springs Area

Firefighters launched an aggressive air attack on a wildfire that came close to homes in the Arrowhead Springs area late Sunday afternoon.

Pursuit Crash Leaves 2 Dead, 1 Injured

Pursuit Crash Leaves 2 Dead, 1 Injured

Two people were killed after a short pursuit in Gardena when officers attempted to break up a street racing "side show" early Saturday morning.

Sanders, Trump Surge in New Iowa Poll

Sanders, Trump Surge in New Iowa Poll

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and businessman Donald Trump — the two biggest anti-establishment candidates in the Democratic and Republican presidential primary fields, respectively — have seen their support...

$1.2 M Winning Powerball Ticket Sold in Thousand Oaks

$1.2 M Winning Powerball Ticket Sold in Thousand Oaks

The winning lottery ticket for Saturday's $1.2 million Powerball was bought at a Thousand Oaks convenience store, the California Lottery announced Sunday.