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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No Charges for Man Who Fatally Shot Burglar: DA

No Charges for Man Who Fatally Shot Burglar: DA

Prosecutors have declined to charge an 80-year-old California man in the killing of a burglar who falsely claimed she was pregnant.

Bill Nye Knocks Belichick

Bill Nye Knocks Belichick

The writers of "Saturday Night Live" weren't the only ones taking a shot at the New England Patriots' explanation for the deflategate controversy over the weekend. Bill Nye dished up his expert opinion as...

New Warning About IRS Phone Scam

New Warning About IRS Phone Scam

As tax time revs up, the government is issuing a new warning about an IRS scam targeting Southern Californians.

Fugitive Taken Into Custody in Pico Rivera

Fugitive Taken Into Custody in Pico Rivera

Federal agents took a fugitive into custody in Pico Rivera on Monday, ending a lockdown at nearby South Ranchito Elementary School, officials said.

"Extremely Dangerous" Blizzard Pounds Northeast

"Extremely Dangerous" Blizzard Pounds Northeast

The busy Northeast corridor was in line for a winter wallop that was predicted to bring up to 2 to 3 feet of snow from northern New Jersey to Maine.

Blanket Protected Sleeping Boy Struck by Bullet

Blanket Protected Sleeping Boy Struck by Bullet

A 3-year-old boy returned home Monday morning from a hospital after he was treated for a gunshot wound suffered when a bullet fired from outside his home struck him in the lower back.