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

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South LA Streets Reopen After Search for Officer's Gun

South LA Streets Reopen After Search for Officer's Gun

South Los Angeles streets reopened Thursday evening after a police search for an officer's gun turned up empty, police said.

Parents Mourn Son After Lightning Strike

Parents Mourn Son After Lightning Strike

Friends and family gathered Thursday evening to mourn a 20-year-old USC-bound man who died after being struck by lightning in Venice Beach.

Ebola Outbreak Unlikely in California: Expert

Ebola Outbreak Unlikely in California: Expert

The Ebola virus has killed more than 700 people in Africa, but one San Diego doctor says an outbreak in California is very unlikely.

Parents Grieve Slain USC Grad Student

Parents Grieve Slain USC Grad Student

The parents of the 24-year-old USC graduate student who was beaten to death on July 24 mourned the loss of their son Thursday outside the Chung Wah funeral home in Alhambra.

Age Difficult to Hide in LA Water Supply System

Age Difficult to Hide in LA Water Supply System

Many methods to conceal age have been tried in Los Angeles. But when it comes to the city's water line system, the effects of aging are more difficult to hide.

Proposed Bill Would Create Alert for People with Autism

Proposed Bill Would Create Alert for People with Autism

For one Southern California family who had an autistic teen go missing for three weeks, an Amber Alert-type system for people with autism would be a blessing.