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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Veterans Rally to Clean Defaced Vietnam Veteran Mural

Veterans Rally to Clean Defaced Vietnam Veteran Mural

Word of a vandalized Vietnam memorial in Venice, California, inspired veterans - some as far as Arizona - to clean up the spray-painted mess ahead of Memorial Day on Sunday.

Stretch of Newport Beach Closed After Apparent Shark Attack

Stretch of Newport Beach Closed After Apparent Shark Attack

A three-mile stretch of the shoreline at Corona del Mar State Beach was closed after a swimmer was possibly bitten by a shark late Sunday afternoon, Newport Beach lifeguards confirmed.

Body Found Near 605 Freeway in Irwindale

Body Found Near 605 Freeway in Irwindale

Detective were investigating the discovery of human remains underneath a 605 Freeway overpass in Irwindale Sunday, according to police.

Woman Arrested in Hit-Run Crash That Killed OC Teacher

Woman Arrested in Hit-Run Crash That Killed OC Teacher

A woman accused in a hit-and-run crash in Santa Ana last month that left a 26-year-old band teacher dead has been taken into custody, police said on Sunday.

Flooding in Texas, Kansas as Wild Weather Hits Carolinas

Flooding in Texas, Kansas as Wild Weather Hits Carolinas

Five people were killed and at least three others were reported missing after heavy rain hammered the Plains states, triggering flooding over the holiday weekend, NBC News reported. Four bodies were discovered

2 Dead, 6 Wounded in Houston Shooting

2 Dead, 6 Wounded in Houston Shooting

A man came into a Houston auto detail shop and began "randomly shooting," killing a man known to be a customer and putting a neighborhood on lockdown Sunday before being killed by a SWAT officer, police...