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

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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Cost Estimate of Porter Ranch Gas Leak Hits $665M

Cost Estimate of Porter Ranch Gas Leak Hits $665M

An energy company says expected costs from a massive gas leak near Porter Ranch have ballooned to $665 million.

Calif. Marijuana Legalization Initiative Moves Forward

Calif. Marijuana Legalization Initiative Moves Forward

Backers of a marijuana legalization initiative say they have collected enough signatures for the measure to qualify for the California ballot this November.

Hollywood Streets Closed for Shooting Investigation

Hollywood Streets Closed for Shooting Investigation

Streets were closed in a Hollywood neighborhood Wednesday morning during a search following a report of a police shooting.

Woman Says Frontier-Verizon Switch Problems Persist

Woman Says Frontier-Verizon Switch Problems Persist

More than a month after Verizon sold off its landlines by the millions, angry customers are reaching out to NBC4 to say that the problems persist.

Trump's Open Path Causes Agony for Some in GOP

Trump's Open Path Causes Agony for Some in GOP

Donald Trump's last Republican foe, Ohio Gov. John Kasich, ended his quixotic presidential campaign Wednesday, cementing Trump's remarkable triumph as his party's presumptive nominee and launching him toward...

Artist Says She Was Punched Over Nude Drawing of Trump

Artist Says She Was Punched Over Nude Drawing of Trump

A 24-year-old Southern California artist who painted a portrait of Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump in the nude was punched in the face by an attacker who yelled "Trump 2016."