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.

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Deputies Search for Masked Home Intruders

Deputies Search for Masked Home Intruders

Authorities were searching the streets of East Los Angeles on Wednesday for two intruders who tied up a woman during a home invasion, officials said.

Man Fatally Shot by Police Was Cameroon National

Man Fatally Shot by Police Was Cameroon National

The man fatally shot by Los Angeles police on Skid Row on Sunday was a Cameroon national, according to a just-released statement from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The federal agency didn't...

2 Killed, 5 Hurt in San Bernardino Shootings

2 Killed, 5 Hurt in San Bernardino Shootings

Two men are dead and five people injured after shootings at a nightclub and gas station in San Bernardino early Wednesday.

Five Men in Custody After OIS, Pursuit in Boyle Heights

Five Men in Custody After OIS, Pursuit in Boyle Heights

Five men are in custody after an officer-involved shooting and high-speed chase in Boyle Heights Tuesday night.

Free Rain Barrels for Angelenos

Free Rain Barrels for Angelenos

Hundreds of rain barrels will be given away during the month of March as part of an initiative to conserve water in drought-stricken Los Angeles.

Two Officers Injured in Skid Row Struggle

Two Officers Injured in Skid Row Struggle

Two police officers sustained minor injuries a struggle with a man on Los Angeles’ Skid Row Wednesday, authorities said.