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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Couple Found After Going Missing on Mother's Day

Couple Found After Going Missing on Mother's Day

A dead man and dehydrated woman found in a car in a remote area of north San Diego County on Sunday were identified as an Orange County couple missing since Mother’s Day, sheriff's officials confirmed.

2 Deputies Hurt in Malibu Crash

2 Deputies Hurt in Malibu Crash

Two Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies were airlifted to the hospital after crashing their cruiser on a winding canyon road in Malibu on Sunday night, sheriff's officials said.

Vets, Wolves Recover Together at SoCal Rehab Program

Vets, Wolves Recover Together at SoCal Rehab Program

Wolves and wolf-dogs rescued from around the country are rehabilitated along with U.S. veterans recovering from the traumas of war in the Southern California Warriors and Wolves program.

Deputies Follow Stolen Phone From Theme Park to Drug Lab

Deputies Follow Stolen Phone From Theme Park to Drug Lab

A woman's cellphone was stolen from an Orange County theme park Friday but it kept updating its location, leading authorities to a significant drug bust and six arrests, officials said.

Man Wounded in Hollywood Officer-Involved Shooting

Man Wounded in Hollywood Officer-Involved Shooting

A man was taken to a hospital after being wounded in an officer-involved shooting in Hollywood early Sunday, said police, who closed part of Hollywood Boulevard for their investigation.

Actress Anne Meara, Mom of Ben Stiller, Dies

Actress Anne Meara, Mom of Ben Stiller, Dies

Actress and comedian Anne Meara, mother of Ben Stiller, has died at 85, the Associated Press reports.