Coverage of the stalemate in Congress that forced the U.S. government to a standstill

Thursday, Oct 17, 2013 at 04:33 AM PDT

Relief From World As U.S. Avoids Debt Default

Relief From World As U.S. Avoids Debt Default

The world breathed a collective sigh of relief at the end of the shutdown and debt limit crisis, with Asian stock markets rising following the deal. The debt impasse had rattled global markets and threatened the...

Thursday, Oct 17, 2013 at 06:31 AM PDT

No Winners: How Fiscal Showdown Will Affect Key Players

No Winners: How Fiscal Showdown Will Affect Key Players

None of the politicians in Washington really came out of the government shutdown stalemate looking particularly good, but here's how the now-resolved standoff is likely to affect key players moving forward.

Thursday, Oct 17, 2013 at 06:21 AM PDT

Obama Signs Bill Ending Fiscal Crisis -- For Now

Obama Signs Bill Ending Fiscal Crisis -- For Now

President Barack Obama signed a bill early Thursday ending the 16-day partial government shutdown and raising the nation's debt limit after Congress passed a last-minute bipartisan deal just hours...

Friday, Oct 18, 2013 at 05:52 AM PDT

Next for Federal Workers: "Not Buying a Damn Thing"

Next for Federal Workers: "Not Buying a Damn Thing"

Now that the government shutdown has ended, thousands of furloughed workers returned to their jobs – and their paychecks. Many say they're looking to save more money in case the Senate's proposal, which...

Wednesday, Oct 16, 2013 at 09:10 AM PDT

Deadline Looms: Live Blogging the Debt Crisis

Deadline Looms: Live Blogging the Debt Crisis

The nation is just hours away from a crucial default deadline, and Washington remains muddled in a risky legislative process that has the world holding its collective breath. Watch here for live updates, photos...

Tuesday, Oct 14, 2014 at 02:37 PM PDT

Shutdown Puts Marine Corps Marathon in Jeopardy

Shutdown Puts Marine Corps Marathon in Jeopardy

The Marine Corps Marathon is in jeopardy of cancellation if the government shutdown is not resolved this week, marathon director Rick Nealis confirmed. MCM targeted Saturday as the date to notify runners of the...

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2013 at 04:23 AM PDT

Senate Leaders: "Tremendous Progress" on Shutdown Deal

Senate Leaders: "Tremendous Progress" on Shutdown Deal

Senate leaders said Monday evening that they are closing in on a deal to end the government shutdown and raise the debt limit, as key lawmakers met o hammer out the details.

Monday, Oct 14, 2013 at 09:07 AM PDT

Debt Limit Deadline Looms as Shutdown Hits Day 14

Debt Limit Deadline Looms as Shutdown Hits Day 14

It's now day 14 of a partial government shutdown that has furloughed 350,000 federal workers and slowed economic growth. The U.S. is also just days away from losing its ability to borrow money and defaulting on...

Sunday, Oct 13, 2013 at 06:52 AM PDT

All Eyes on Senate to End Shutdown

All Eyes on Senate to End Shutdown

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell were in talks Saturday to broker a deal to end the government shutdown and avert default on the nation's debts after talks between the White...

Saturday, Oct 12, 2013 at 12:55 AM PDT

D.C. Lotto Winners Can't Cash in Due to Shutdown

D.C. Lotto Winners Can't Cash in Due to Shutdown

Anyone hoping that winning the Washington, D.C. Lottery could make up for income lost in the government shutdown is officially out of luck. D.C. Lottery officials announced Friday afternoon that they would...

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Public's Help Sought to ID Attacker of 88-Year-Old Man

Public's Help Sought to ID Attacker of 88-Year-Old Man

Detectives on Friday sought the public’s help to identify the man who attacked an 88-year-old man in an armed robbery in Hollywood in an incident that was caught on surveillance camera.

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.

Man Recalls Horrific Slaying of Then-Girlfriend

Man Recalls Horrific Slaying of Then-Girlfriend

A Riverside County man whose then-girlfriend was brutally murdered 36 years ago said he "shook immediately" when he learned a previously linked cold case had been solved.

Motorcyclist Killed in Montebello Hit-and-Run

Motorcyclist Killed in Montebello Hit-and-Run

Montebello police on Friday were searching for the driver who killed a motorcyclist after slamming into the back of the motorcycle and sending it crashing into a pole.

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 deputy and a bystander. Placer County Sheriff's spokeswoman Dena Erwin says 34-year-old...

Claremont Water War Will Go to Voters for Decision

Claremont Water War Will Go to Voters for Decision

High rates and unresponsiveness are among the complaints made by some Claremont residents against the privately-owned utility, Golden State Water Company, that delivers water in the