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...

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"It Has to Go Home": Owner of World War II Book Sought

"It Has to Go Home": Owner of World War II Book Sought

When Bill Krantz happened upon a battered book with broken binding during a long bike ride in Pasadena, he immediately knew he had found something precious.

Dodgers, Nats Battle in Possible Playoff Preview

Dodgers, Nats Battle in Possible Playoff Preview

It's the battle for National League supremacy during the three games at Dodger Stadium.

Mayor: Minimum Wage Bump Would "Restore Dignity"

Mayor: Minimum Wage Bump Would "Restore Dignity"

Mayor Eric Garcetti announced a proposal to raise the Los Angeles minimum wage to $13.25 an hour and "restore dignity for all Angelenos" when he attended a Labor Day rally Monday in South Los Angeles.

Chino PD on "AK-47 Bandit": "We're Going to Get Him"

Chino PD on "AK-47 Bandit": "We're Going to Get Him"

Authorities say a man who used an assault rifle to rob a bank in Nebraska earlier this month matches the description of a prolific bank robber responsible for a slew of heists across the western U.S., including...

OC Residents Urged to Prepare for Disaster

OC Residents Urged to Prepare for Disaster

Orange County residents were urged to prepare for emergencies and disasters less than a week after Time magazine ranked the county as the second-most dangerous area in the United States when it comes to natural...

Firefighters Search Storm Drain for 2 Boys

Firefighters Search Storm Drain for 2 Boys

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