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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Residents Displaced by Gas Leak Get More Time to Return

Residents Displaced by Gas Leak Get More Time to Return

Los Angeles residents displaced by a massive, 15-week natural gas leak will have more time to return to their homes once the well is plugged, under an agreement announced Monday between city officials and...

Mistakenly Released Inmate Taken Into Custody

Mistakenly Released Inmate Taken Into Custody

An inmate who was released by mistake from a Los Angeles County jail was back in custody Monday after he was found at a Nevada hotel, authorities said.

Search Continues for Body of 3rd Person Killed in Crash

Search Continues for Body of 3rd Person Killed in Crash

The search was continuing Monday in the ocean off San Pedro for the body of a third person killed in the mid-air collision of two small planes. The crash occurred about 3:15 p.m. Friday, and a small debris field

Mt. Baldy Trails Closed Due to Dangerous Conditions

Mt. Baldy Trails Closed Due to Dangerous Conditions

Trails at Mt. Baldy were closed Monday after a hiker died and several others had to be rescued over the weekend because of dangerous conditions.

Living With Zika Mosquitoes

Living With Zika Mosquitoes

The mosquitoes that spread the Zika virus are among the hardest species to fight because they live and breed in tub drains, dog bowls, buckets, flower pots and other spots where water collects inside the houses...

Uber Driver Arrested for DUI After Super Bowl

Uber Driver Arrested for DUI After Super Bowl

An Uber driver who was on his way to pick up passengers after watching the Super Bowl at a bar was arrested in Simi Valley with a blood-alcohol content more than three times the legal limit, police said.