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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Venice Boardwalk Shooting Leaves 1 Dead, 1 Injured

Venice Boardwalk Shooting Leaves 1 Dead, 1 Injured

An early morning shooting in Venice Beach left one person dead and at least one injured, officials said.

Car Gets Stuck In Torrance Sinkhole

Car Gets Stuck In Torrance Sinkhole

Torrance Municipal Water Department personnel is on scene of a water main break that created a sink hole in the middle of Crenshaw Boulevard, overnight.

Pursuit Crash Leaves 2 Dead, 1 Injured

Pursuit Crash Leaves 2 Dead, 1 Injured

Two people were killed after a short pursuit that began in Compton and ended in Gardena early Sunday morning, officials said.

Retirement is 'Frightening' for Vin Scully

Retirement is 'Frightening' for Vin Scully

Vin Scully said Saturday 2016 "realistically" will be his final season as the voice of the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Trump's Deportation Idea Recalls 1930s Mass Removals

Trump's Deportation Idea Recalls 1930s Mass Removals

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's call for mass deportation of millions of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally, as well as their American-born children, bears similarities to a large-scale...

WATCH: Kayakers Capture Close Encounter With Hammerhead

WATCH: Kayakers Capture Close Encounter With Hammerhead

A group of kayakers captured their close encounter with a hammerhead shark off the San Diego coast on Saturday, which prompted lifeguards to close down nearby beaches. Their incredible video shows the 8-...