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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Reward Offered in Cold Case Murder of Granada Hills Family

Reward Offered in Cold Case Murder of Granada Hills Family

A $75,000 reward for information in the decades-old brutal murder of a family of four in Granada Hills was renewed Friday by the Los Angeles City Council in the hope of drawing out new leads in the cold case.

Police Seek Masked Male in Attempted Sex Assault

Police Seek Masked Male in Attempted Sex Assault

Simi Valley police were asking for the public’s help in finding a masked male who attempted to sexually assault a woman at her home Thursday afternoon.

2 Sheriff's Deputies Killed in Shooting Spree

2 Sheriff's Deputies Killed in Shooting Spree

Officials say they have apprehended a suspect in the fatal shooting of two deputies and the shooting of one other deputies and a bystander. Placer County Sheriff's spokeswoman Dena Erwin says 34-year-old Marcelo...

7 People Isolated Not Suspected of Having Ebola

7 People Isolated Not Suspected of Having Ebola

Seven people were taken to a hospital in isolation from the Union Station bus depot Friday afternoon after one reported flu-like symptoms.

Window Washer Critically Injured When Shocked on Job

Window Washer Critically Injured When Shocked on Job

A window washer was critically injured with burns to his hands and arms after he touched an electrical wire with equipment in San Bernardino Friday afternoon.

2-Year-Old's Fever Prompts Plane Quarantine

2-Year-Old's Fever Prompts Plane Quarantine

A 2-year-old girl fell ill with a fever Friday on a flight from Vancouver to John Wayne Airport, where paramedics met the plane and transported the tot to CHOC Children's Hospital in Orange, a fire captain...