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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Limo Crash Leaves 11 Injured

Limo Crash Leaves 11 Injured

Eleven adults were injured, five critically, when a stretch limousine crashed with two others cars in northern Los Angeles County on Saturday night, officials said.

Surfer With Disabilities Inspires SoCal Beachgoers

Surfer With Disabilities Inspires SoCal Beachgoers

Surfing is difficult for many people to master, but for Mitchell Solomon-Coombs, the sport poses an especially unique challenge because the 22-year-old is unable to walk.

Fatal Long Beach Bridge Crash Under Investigation

Fatal Long Beach Bridge Crash Under Investigation

A fiery wrong-way car crash that killed one person and injured three others on a Long Beach bridge was under investigation Saturday night, authorities said.

Crash on 15 Freeway Sparks Brush Fire in Cajon Pass

Crash on 15 Freeway Sparks Brush Fire in Cajon Pass

A tour bus crash along the 15 Freeway sparked a brush fire in the Cajon Pass and prompted a partial closure of the busy roadway Saturday afternoon.

Memphis Police Officer Shot and Killed During Traffic Stop

Memphis Police Officer Shot and Killed During Traffic Stop

A Memphis police officer was shot and killed during a traffic stop Saturday evening, and authorities were hunting for the gunman, officials said. Police said the officer was conducting a traffic stop at around 9...

Suicidal Man Sentenced For Attacking CHP Officer

Suicidal Man Sentenced For Attacking CHP Officer

A suicidal man who attacked his rescuer was sentenced to prison Friday, nearly three years after stabbing a California Highway Patrol officer in the eye.