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

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Lawsuit: Wife of Bell Gardens Mayor "Cold Blooded Killer"

Lawsuit: Wife of Bell Gardens Mayor "Cold Blooded Killer"

The wife of slain Bell Gardens Mayor Daniel Crespo, who authorities say shot Crespo multiple times, was sued by her brother-in-law for the mayor's wrongful death.

Couple to Stand Trial in Alleged Hit-and-Run Death of Judge's Son

Couple to Stand Trial in Alleged Hit-and-Run Death of Judge's Son

A Palms area couple was ordered Monday to stand trial in the alleged hit-and-run that killed a federal judge's son in Pacific Palisades two days after Christmas.

CSUN Student Met His Alleged Killer on Craigslist: LAPD

CSUN Student Met His Alleged Killer on Craigslist: LAPD

A man was charged with capital murder Monday after answering a Cal State Northridge student’s ad for a $36,500 Audi, stabbing the student and later dumping his body along a freeway, LAPD Chief Charlie Beck said...

Murrieta Mayor Resigns After Arrest on Suspicion of DUI

Murrieta Mayor Resigns After Arrest on Suspicion of DUI

Alan Long announced Monday that he will step down as mayor of Murrieta just days after his arrest on suspicion of DUI in a crash that injured four high school students.

"Heartbroken": Families Mourn 7 Victims Tied to Suspected Serial Killer

"Heartbroken": Families Mourn 7 Victims Tied to Suspected Serial Killer

One of seven women whose bodies were discovered in Indiana over the weekend was remembered as a "fighter" Monday, as authorities continued to investigate a killing they now believe uncovered a string of slayings...

One Dead in Big Bear Plane Crash

One Dead in Big Bear Plane Crash

The pilot of an unidentified plane was killed in a crash near a Big Bear campsite Monday.