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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"Scared for My Daughters": Dad Fights Off Burglar

"Scared for My Daughters": Dad Fights Off Burglar

A Spring Valley resident came face to face with a half-naked burglar in his Spring Valley apartment just after midnight on Friday.

Clowns Brawl With Protesters Under Circus Big Top

Clowns Brawl With Protesters Under Circus Big Top

Clowns brawled with animal rights protesters under a circus big top in San Bernardino Friday night.

LA, SD to Cut Back Less Water Under Revised CA Plan

LA, SD to Cut Back Less Water Under Revised CA Plan

State regulators on Saturday announced a revised plan to reduce water use in drought-stricken California that offers easier conservation targets for major cities, including Los Angeles, while demanding...

Driver Blasts by DUI Check, Crashes at 100 MPH

Driver Blasts by DUI Check, Crashes at 100 MPH

A driver who accelerated through an Orange County DUI checkpoint instead of stopping survived crashing into a nearby construction barrier at an estimated speed of 100 mph, police said.

Missing 23-Year-Old Ind. Mother Found Stabbed to Death

Missing 23-Year-Old Ind. Mother Found Stabbed to Death

A 23-year-old mother who went missing with her newborn daughter in early April has been found stabbed to death in a home in Gary, Indiana, police said. The body of Samantha Fleming, of Anderson, Indiana, wrapped...

2 Die in Pomona Car Crash, Vehicle Splits in Half

2 Die in Pomona Car Crash, Vehicle Splits in Half

Two people died after a car crashed into a tree and split in half in Pomona early Saturday, police said.