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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Meth Pills Were in In-n-Out Drink, Man Claims in Lawsuit

Meth Pills Were in In-n-Out Drink, Man Claims in Lawsuit

In-n-Out Burger has been sued by a man who alleges he found meth in the bottom of his drink, according to a lawsuit filed in Los Angeles.

Man Killed in Collision With Fire Department Vehicle

Man Killed in Collision With Fire Department Vehicle

A 70-year-old man was killed today and a second person was injured in a two-vehicle collision in Agoura Hills involving a Los Angeles County Fire Department vehicle.

Man Arrested in Santa Clarita Armed Robberies

Man Arrested in Santa Clarita Armed Robberies

A man wanted in a strong arm robbery, and possibly several other armed robberies in Santa Clarita, has been arrested, police said Friday.

New Facility Tackles Boyle Heights' Odors

New Facility Tackles Boyle Heights' Odors

Residents of an East Los Angeles neighborhood will breathe cleaner air after a new state of the art air treatment facility opened Friday.

Cecil the Lion's Killer Contacts Authorities

Cecil the Lion's Killer Contacts Authorities

Dr. Walter James Palmer, the American dentist who sparked outrage after killing Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe, has reached out to U.S. authorities, U.S. Fish and Wildlife officials said Friday. A representative...

Man Takes on Uber in Possible Class Action Lawsuit

Man Takes on Uber in Possible Class Action Lawsuit

A Southern California man has filed a lawsuit against Uber for the ridesharing app’s price claims and regulation of free ride vouchers, which he hopes to make a class action lawsuit.