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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CHP Pursues Stolen Taxi

CHP Pursues Stolen Taxi

Police are pursuing a stolen cab on Los Angeles County freeways.

Attorney: Kidnapping "No Hoax"

Attorney: Kidnapping "No Hoax"

A Huntington Beach woman whose strange saga about being kidnapped for an $8,500 ransom that police called a hoax was "absolutely, unequivocally" a victim of kidnapping, her lawyer said Thursday.

Father of Ex-LAPD Officer Helped Son Escape: FBI

Father of Ex-LAPD Officer Helped Son Escape: FBI

The father of ex-LAPD officer Henry Solis was arrested Thursday for allegedly helping his son evade authorities when he was wanted for the murder of a California man.

V. Stiviano Calls Shelly Sterling a "Bully" During Testimony

V. Stiviano Calls Shelly Sterling a "Bully" During Testimony

Former Clippers owner Donald Sterling's alleged mistress took the stand Thursday in a lawsuit by Sterling's wife to try to recover millions of dollars in money and gifts she says her husband gave his mistress.

19 Injured in NYC Building Explosion: FDNY

19 Injured in NYC Building Explosion: FDNY

Construction workers inside a sushi restaurant in the East Village accidentally hit a gas line, causing an explosion that injured 19 people, sparked a massive fire and caused three buildings to collapse,...

Woman Suspected in Mother-in-Law's Slaying ID'd

Woman Suspected in Mother-in-Law's Slaying ID'd

A 42-year-old woman was identified Thursday in the death of her mother-in-law.