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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High-Speed Pursuit Ends With PIT Maneuver

High-Speed Pursuit Ends With PIT Maneuver

A high-speed pursuit ended early Friday when officers performed a pit maneuver on a small sedan attempting to flee in Huntington Park.

Crash Scatters 101 Fwy Divider Debris

Crash Scatters 101 Fwy Divider Debris

Lanes were blocked on both sides of the 101 Freeway in the west San Fernando Valley Friday morning after a crash that left debris on the road.

Motorcycle Lane Splitting Is Relatively Safe: Study

Motorcycle Lane Splitting Is Relatively Safe: Study

The controversial act of lane splitting – when a motorcycle rides between cars in traffic – is safer than many think, a new study finds.

CSUN Orders End to Pledge Activity Following Possible Hazing

CSUN Orders End to Pledge Activity Following Possible Hazing

All fraternities and sororities at California State University, Northridge have been ordered to stop pledge activity following reports of a possible hazing incident, just seven weeks after a...

NYC Mayor to Speak After Doctor Tests Positive for Ebola

NYC Mayor to Speak After Doctor Tests Positive for Ebola

Officials tried to tamp down New Yorkers' fears Friday after a doctor who recently returned from West Africa, where he was treating Ebola patients for Doctors Without Borders, tested positive for the...

$57,500 Reward Offered to Find 9-Year-Old Girl's Killer

$57,500 Reward Offered to Find 9-Year-Old Girl's Killer

A more than $50,000 reward was being offered Thursday to find the killer of a 9-year-old girl who was was playing with her friends in front of her family's Anaheim home when she was fatally shot.