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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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Several Injured in Glendale Apartment Fire

Several Injured in Glendale Apartment Fire

Firefighters battled a two-alarm fire Wednesday night at an apartment building in Glendale that left several people injured, officials said.

Homeowners Could Be Reimbursed for Sand Fire Evacuations

Homeowners Could Be Reimbursed for Sand Fire Evacuations

The Sand Fire in Santa Clarita has caused significant physical and financial damage to the area, but there may be some relief for evacuees.

Police Searching for Suspect in Riverside Sexual Assaults

Police Searching for Suspect in Riverside Sexual Assaults

Riverside Police are asking for the public's help in finding the man they think is responsible for at least two sexual assaults.

Very Good Dog: K-9 Rescues Kidnapped Girl

Very Good Dog: K-9 Rescues Kidnapped Girl

A K-9 named Deja was a doggone hero Tuesday after tracking down the scent of a kidnapped girl and not resting until she was rescued in Rancho Cucamonga.

DNC Day 2: Clinton's Historic Nomination, More Top Moments

DNC Day 2: Clinton's Historic Nomination, More Top Moments

Ninety-six years after women won the right to vote, Hillary Clinton became the Democratic Party's nominee for president on Tuesday, the first woman to represent a major political party. "When women succeed...

Firefighters Slow Sand Fire's Spread

Firefighters Slow Sand Fire's Spread

A state of emergency was declared by the governor's office Tuesday after a fire that burned 18 homes and forced evacuations at around 10,000 residences continued to flare up Tuesday in the Santa Clarita...