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

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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Contractors Paid for Prostitutes, Vegas Parties: Suit

Contractors Paid for Prostitutes, Vegas Parties: Suit

Attorneys for the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power filed court papers Thursday alleging the contractor that handled the troubled rollout of the utility's billing system three years ago intentionally...

Coyote Blinded Bullet is Euthanized

Coyote Blinded Bullet is Euthanized

Animal rescuers in Southern California were surprised when they found an emaciated coyote found badly wounded at the bottom of an empty reservoir was pregnant.

Wallet Theft Victim Offers Reward  to Catch Sneaky Crook

Wallet Theft Victim Offers Reward to Catch Sneaky Crook

A woman isn't waiting for police to catch the brazen thief who swiped a purse from inside her car while she was distracted pumping gas.

Reward Offered in Shooting of 10-Year-Old Girl

Reward Offered in Shooting of 10-Year-Old Girl

A $50,000 reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest in the drive-by shooting that wounded a 10-year-old girl in Boyle Heights, officials said.

7 Charged in Anaheim KKK Rally Attacks

7 Charged in Anaheim KKK Rally Attacks

Seven people who allegedly beat and stomped white supremacists at a KKK rally in Anaheim earlier this year were charged Thursday with assault, battery or resisting police, prosecutors said

Teacher Accused of Sexually Assaulting Student

Teacher Accused of Sexually Assaulting Student

A South Carolina man who worked as a teacher at a private school in Long Beach a decade ago has been arrested by Buena Park police officers on suspicion of the "continuous sexual abuse of a child'' who was...