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. The...

Top Stories
Clippers CEO, Shelly Sterling Expected to Testify

Clippers CEO, Shelly Sterling Expected to Testify

Richard Parsons, the interim CEO of the Los Angeles Clippers, is due to step into the battle of billionaires in probate court over the proposed sale of the NBA team.

No Nat'l Guard Troops to California-Mexico Border

No Nat'l Guard Troops to California-Mexico Border

California won't be deploying National Guard troops to the Mexico border like Texas is doing

Cleaning Worker Slain Outside Target Store

Cleaning Worker Slain Outside Target Store

A member of cleaning crew was shot and stabbed early Tuesday outside a Target store parking garage in Van Nuys.

FAA Grounds Flights to Israel for 24 Hours

FAA Grounds Flights to Israel for 24 Hours

The airline said it had to divert a 273-passenger flight to France because of reports of a rocket or associated debris near Ben Gurion International Airport. It said it suspended service until further notice...

Woman Flees Topless After Being Caught Shoplifting

Woman Flees Topless After Being Caught Shoplifting

A suspected shoplifter fled topless after being busted at Southern California mall. But police were easily able to identify her – she left her driver’s license behind.

Sleeping Man Dumped Into Garbage Truck

Sleeping Man Dumped Into Garbage Truck

A man who fell asleep in a dumpster woke up in the back of a garbage truck. San Francisco firefighters had to rescue the man who became stuck inside a cardboard recycling truck early Tuesday morning. The...