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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Alleged White House Intruder Went to SoCal High School

Alleged White House Intruder Went to SoCal High School

Friends of an Iraq war veteran from Southern California accused of scaling the White House fence said Monday that even in high school he had a military crew cut, a spit-and-polish attitude and a growing interest...

Painter Awarded Nearly $8K for $150 Job

Painter Awarded Nearly $8K for $150 Job

For 21 years Kevin Nickel has been self employed as a painter. He says hiring a day laborer, for one day, could mean the end of his business. "I feel I was set up. I think this was all a set up," said Nickel,...

Residents Upset by Three-Day Water Main Leak

Residents Upset by Three-Day Water Main Leak

It's a familiar sight - DWP crews working to fix yet another water main break. Yet as crews worked Monday, what upset some residents of a neighborhood near Olympic and Robertson boulevards this time around is...

Father Charged With Murder in 6-Year-Old Son's Stabbing

Father Charged With Murder in 6-Year-Old Son's Stabbing

A father was charged Monday morning with murder for allegedly murdering his 6-year-old son last week.

Dock Fire Threatens Ship

Dock Fire Threatens Ship

A fire broke out Monday night at a dock at the Port of Los Angeles, burning about 150 feet of a pier.

LA County Billboards Campaign Against Human Trafficking

LA County Billboards Campaign Against Human Trafficking

More than 40 anti-human trafficking billboards were unveiled Monday morning in Los Angeles County in an effort to help raise awareness about the crime described as a modern day form of slavery.