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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Johnny Depp's Wife Granted Restraining Order

Johnny Depp's Wife Granted Restraining Order

A judge granted a restraining order requested Friday by actress Amber Heard against her actor husband, Johnny Depp, saying she has been the victim of domestic violence. The application, which was approved...

Protests Outside Trump Rally Turn Violent, 3 Arrested

Protests Outside Trump Rally Turn Violent, 3 Arrested

A campaign rally for presumptive GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump in San Diego Friday turned violent after protesters clashed with police outside the San Diego Convention Center, yielding three arrests.

'Shield' Actor Did Not Plan to Kill Wife: Attorney

'Shield' Actor Did Not Plan to Kill Wife: Attorney

A jury of six men and six women will have to decide after hearing closing arguments whether to convict "The Shield" actor of first-degree murder, or choose a lesser charge such as voluntary manslaughter.

Bernie Sanders Holds Rally in San Pedro

Bernie Sanders Holds Rally in San Pedro

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders rallied in San Pedro Friday on the sixth day of his Southland campaign ahead of California's June 7 primary election.

Memorial Day Air Travelers Get a Break From Long Lines

Memorial Day Air Travelers Get a Break From Long Lines

Travelers who were dreading long airport security lines ahead of the Memorial Day weekend instead reported moving quickly through checkpoints Friday after authorities opened extra screening lanes and used...

Teen Charged With Killing Woman Who Let Him Stay at Her Home

Teen Charged With Killing Woman Who Let Him Stay at Her Home

A 16-year-old boy was charged with murder in the fatal stabbing of a mother who was allowing the teen to stay at her West Hills home, prosecutors said Friday.