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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Rain, Snow, Wind in Halloween Forecast

Rain, Snow, Wind in Halloween Forecast

Umbrellas and rain gear might be part of some trick-or-treaters' Halloween costumes.

Toddlers Found Unattended in Long Beach Intersection

Toddlers Found Unattended in Long Beach Intersection

A 1-year-old boy wearing just a T-shirt and diaper and another boy about 2 years old were found unattended at a Long Beach intersection Thursday, and police released photos of the children in hopes that someone...

TSA Officer Who Survived LAX Attack Pursues "The Voice" Dream

TSA Officer Who Survived LAX Attack Pursues "The Voice" Dream

One year ago, Damien Lawson was among the TSA officers stationed inside LAX Terminal Three when a disturbed gunman opened fire, killing Gerardo Hernandez, and wounding two other TSA officers and a traveler. It...

Former Murrieta Mayor Faces DUI Charges in Crash

Former Murrieta Mayor Faces DUI Charges in Crash

The former mayor of Murrieta was charged Thursday with felony DUI for a crash that injured four teenage cheerleaders.

Accused Trooper Killer, Nabbed After 48-Day Manhunt, Appears in Court

Accused Trooper Killer, Nabbed After 48-Day Manhunt, Appears in Court

Eric Frein, the survivalist accused of killing a Pennsylvania State Trooper, wounding another and then leading authorities on a seven-week manhunt through the woods surrounding the Pocono Mountains, was formally...

Homicide Detectives Investigating Discovery of Body on Trail

Homicide Detectives Investigating Discovery of Body on Trail

Homicide detectives were investigating the discovery of a body found on hiking trails in West Hills, officials said.