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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Driver Sought After Crashing Into House, Injuring Boy

Driver Sought After Crashing Into House, Injuring Boy

Police were searching for the driver of a car that crashed into a house early Thursday morning in Whittier and injured a child, authorities said.

Questions Raised About Camp Safety Study

Questions Raised About Camp Safety Study

A popular Southern California children's camp says a new study it commissioned confirms there's no danger to kids from a radioactively and chemically contaminated former rocket and nuclear test site located next...

Cinco de Mayo: Find Your Celebration

Cinco de Mayo: Find Your Celebration

Margaritas, music, and convivial times festoon the celebratory holiday.

Clinton to Hold Rally Ahead of California Primary Race

Clinton to Hold Rally Ahead of California Primary Race

Hillary Clinton is looking confidently ahead to the general election, but taking nothing for granted as California's mega-primary approaches, reaching out to Hispanic and black voters in the hope of waging...

Clinton Defends Against Sanders & Trump

Clinton Defends Against Sanders & Trump

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will now be defending her campaign from two flanks as Bernie Sanders' campaign continues and the sudden departure of Donald Trump's rivals have made him...

74-Year-Old Man Killed Crossing Downey Street

74-Year-Old Man Killed Crossing Downey Street

A 74-year-old man was killed when he was struck by a car as he crossed the street in Downey Wednesday night, Downey police said.