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

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Officers ID'd in Fatal Shooting of Mentally Ill Man

Officers ID'd in Fatal Shooting of Mentally Ill Man

The officers involved in the fatal shooting of a mentally ill man have been identified, Los Angeles police said Thursday.

Vacationer in Grave Condition After Being Pulled From High Surf

Vacationer in Grave Condition After Being Pulled From High Surf

A man vacationing from Chicago was in grave condition Thursday night after being pulled from high surf by friends at Venice Beach and resuscitated by lifeguards, according to the Los Angeles County...

Crackdown Targets Bogus Flood Insurance Agents

Crackdown Targets Bogus Flood Insurance Agents

Flooding has damaged dozens of homes in the Seal Beach area over the past few days. And while there was little that could be done to combat the surf, state officials are working to prevent any man-made disasters...

No Charges in Ex-Napster Exec Death

No Charges in Ex-Napster Exec Death

A Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputy was not negligent when he crossed into a bike lane and fatally struck a prominent entertainment lawyer who was riding his bicycle in Calabasas in December, prosecutors said...

Waves Destroy Building, Damage Pier in Malibu

Waves Destroy Building, Damage Pier in Malibu

High surf continued to damage the pier in Malibu and even destroyed a lifeguard building in Point Mugu that some considered historic Wednesday.

Cyrus' VMAs Date Turns Self in, Posts Bail

Cyrus' VMAs Date Turns Self in, Posts Bail

The young homeless man who accompanied Miley Cyrus to the MTV Video Music Awards and who had been sought on an Oregon arrest warrant has turned himself in and posted bail, an Oregon official said...