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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Andrew Getty Found Dead at Home: Family

Andrew Getty Found Dead at Home: Family

Andrew Getty, the grandson of oil tycoon J. Paul Getty, died at his Hollywood Hills home Tuesday, his parents confirmed in a written statement.

Body Found by Hiker in Hollywood Hills Area

Body Found by Hiker in Hollywood Hills Area

Police were investigating the circumstances surrounding the discovery of human remains by a hiker in the Hollywood Hills area Tuesday afternoon.

Surprise: Los Angeles Has the Worst Traffic in US

Surprise: Los Angeles Has the Worst Traffic in US

Surprise: Traffic is bad in Los Angeles.

Purported Calif. Kidnappers Want Apology From Police: Report

Purported Calif. Kidnappers Want Apology From Police: Report

A San Francisco newspaper has received a series of emails from a person claiming responsibility for a California woman's abduction, including one demanding that police apologize to the woman for calling it...

Joni Mitchell in Intensive Care in LA: Reports

Joni Mitchell in Intensive Care in LA: Reports

Music Legend Joni Mitchell is in intensive care according to reports.