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. The...

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Suspect Arrested in Fatal 91 Freeway Shooting

Suspect Arrested in Fatal 91 Freeway Shooting

Police on Friday arrested a man in connection with murder in last month's 91 Freeway shooting in Anaheim that killed a father of four, officials said.

Arrest Made After Police Find Officer's Missing Shotgun

Arrest Made After Police Find Officer's Missing Shotgun

Los Angeles police made an arrest Friday after finding an officer's shotgun that fell off the back of a police motorcycle in South LA one day earlier, officials said.

Weekend Thunderstorms Possible at SoCal Beaches

Weekend Thunderstorms Possible at SoCal Beaches

Authorities are preparing for another round of thunderstorms at Southern California beaches this weekend as forecasters predict same cloudy conditions like last weekend when a man died after being struck by...

Deep Fat Fryer Sparks Food Truck Fire in Venice

Deep Fat Fryer Sparks Food Truck Fire in Venice

A deep fat fryer caught fire Friday night, igniting a blaze inside a food truck on Venice's Abbot Kinney Boulevard on the night of its monthly Food Truck Friday event, officials said.

SoCal Firefighter Had Ecstasy, Alcohol in System: Report

SoCal Firefighter Had Ecstasy, Alcohol in System: Report

The Southern California firefighter who went missing during a mountain camping trip and was later found dead had Ecstasy and alcohol in his system when he died, according to a toxicology report obtained by NBC4...

Woman's CheapAir Ordeal Ends After Hassles

Woman's CheapAir Ordeal Ends After Hassles

If an air traveler has a change in plans, sometimes changing that ticket isn't so easy. One woman found that out when her stepson got hurt and she couldn't make the flight. When she went to get a refund, she got...