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 country's...

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PCH Slowly Reopens After Water Main Break Opens Sinkhole

PCH Slowly Reopens After Water Main Break Opens Sinkhole

A water main break that shot a geyser of water into the air opened a sinkhole and backed up Thanksgiving traffic on Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu Thursday night, officials said.

Bicyclist Fatally Struck While Riding in Wrong Direction

Bicyclist Fatally Struck While Riding in Wrong Direction

A woman was killed Thursday night after riding her bicycle the wrong way on a Venice street, police said.

Demonstrators Will Be Released On Thanksgiving: LAPD

Demonstrators Will Be Released On Thanksgiving: LAPD

LAPD Chief Charlie Beck has ordered the Thanksgiving release of the remaining 70 or so Ferguson protesters who were arrested during downtown protests Wednesday night.

Pint-Size Activist Celebrates Immigration Reform on Thanksgiving

Pint-Size Activist Celebrates Immigration Reform on Thanksgiving

A pint-size activist who fought for immigration reform joined her family on Thanksgiving as they celebrated President Obama's unprecedented executive action meant to shield millions of immigrants from the threat...

Hundreds Reach Out to Homeless At Thanksgiving Feast

Hundreds Reach Out to Homeless At Thanksgiving Feast

As many people woke for Thanksgiving morning with their families in Los Angeles, hundreds of volunteers were already heading downtown to give a hand to others who may not have somewhere to go for the holiday.

Thrill-Seekers Spending Thanksgiving in Glamis

Thrill-Seekers Spending Thanksgiving in Glamis

For thousands of people, Thanksgiving wouldn't be the same without the desert dunes of Glamis.