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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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High-Speed Pursuit Ends in Fiery Crash Near Cajon Pass

High-Speed Pursuit Ends in Fiery Crash Near Cajon Pass

A driver was killed in a crash when their vehicle fell down in an embankment and caught on fire near the Cajon Pass after leading authorities on a high-speed pursuit that began in Orange County early Friday...

Man Fatally Shot by Sheriff's Deputies in Compton

Man Fatally Shot by Sheriff's Deputies in Compton

A man was fatally shot by sheriff's deputies after leading authorities on a foot pursuit Thursday night in Compton.

Man Suspected in Fatal Hit-and-Run Collision Turns Self In

Man Suspected in Fatal Hit-and-Run Collision Turns Self In

A 54-year-old San Fernando man suspected of driving a truck during a hit-and-run collision that killed a 19-year-old motorcyclist in Reseda turned himself in to authorities Thursday afternoon, police said.

Help Sought to Find Killer of 4-Year-Old Boy

Help Sought to Find Killer of 4-Year-Old Boy

Detectives and family members of a 4-year-old boy who was fatally shot in Altadena appealed for the public's help Thursday in identifying the person responsible for the child's death.

Trump Built Campaign on 'Prejudice and Paranoia': Clinton

Trump Built Campaign on 'Prejudice and Paranoia': Clinton

Hillary Clinton says rival Donald Trump is spreading hateful messages online by retweeting white supremacists and anti-Semitic tweets and images to his millions of Twitter followers. Clinton delivered a speech

Dog Who Ingested Meth Now Helps Rehab Patients

Dog Who Ingested Meth Now Helps Rehab Patients

A Chihuahua named Jack Sparrow, who was once hospitalized and put through rehab after vets found meth in his system, now serves as a comforting pup to patients recovering from alcohol and drug abuse, his...