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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Marion "Suge" Knight Arrested After Fatal Crash

Marion "Suge" Knight Arrested After Fatal Crash

Death Row Records founder Marion "Suge" Knight has been arrested after his lawyer confirmed the hip hop mogul was behind the wheel of a car that fatally struck a man in Compton. James Blatt said Knight...

Richard Sherman's Dad Loves Life as LA Garbage Man

Richard Sherman's Dad Loves Life as LA Garbage Man

Many of the players in Sunday's Super Bowl grew up in Southern California, players such as Richard Sherman of the Seattle Seahawks whose family sacrificed a lot along the way.

Beck Admits Mistakes in Mexican Mafia Hitman Escort

Beck Admits Mistakes in Mexican Mafia Hitman Escort

Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck admitted Thursday that mistakes were made in allowing a convicted killer to be a keynote speaker.

Steve Nash Back Assisting

Steve Nash Back Assisting

Steve Nash helping LA Lakers rookie Jordan Clarkson develop as a point guard

Speed Factor in Crash that Killed Teen Siblings

Speed Factor in Crash that Killed Teen Siblings

A brother and sister were killed Thursday in a crash blocks away from their Wilmington high school in a crash police are investigating as a street race, officials said.

Undocumented Immigrant Becomes Attorney

Undocumented Immigrant Becomes Attorney

Vanessa Pumar says she was a junior in college when she felt her calling come knocking.