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. The...

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Family Blames Detained Immigrant's Death on Lack of Care

Family Blames Detained Immigrant's Death on Lack of Care

The family of a Mexican national arrested for illegally returning to the US alleges in a lawsuit that his death at age 38 was due to inadequate health care while being held in federal custody. The defendants...

LAPD Investigating USC Football Player

LAPD Investigating USC Football Player

USC football player Josh Shaw is being investigated by LAPD for a possible domestic violence incident involving his girlfriend last weekend, a department spokesman confirmed Friday.

$500K Arrest Warrant Out for "Girls Gone Wild" Founder

$500K Arrest Warrant Out for "Girls Gone Wild" Founder

"Girls Gone Wild" founder Joe Francis had a $500,000 warrant for his arrest Friday after he skipped a scheduled appearance in court the same day, according to the Los Angeles City Attorney's Office.

Police Look For Assailants Who Left OC Man in Coma

Police Look For Assailants Who Left OC Man in Coma

Fullerton police are looking for two suspects who allegedly assaulted three men last weekend along a popular street in downtown, leaving one victim in a coma.

Man Poses as Undercover Officer, Rapes Woman: Police

Man Poses as Undercover Officer, Rapes Woman: Police

A manhunt came to an end Friday when police took a convicted sex offender into custody after he allegedly posed as an undercover police officer and forcibly raped a woman one day earlier, Torrance police said.

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