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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Man's iPads Stolen By Prospective Craigslist Buyer

Man's iPads Stolen By Prospective Craigslist Buyer

A Ventura business owner was dragged by a car for several feet after trying to reclaim two iPads stolen by a prospective buyer he met on Craigslist, police said Saturday.

Westfield North County Mall Reopens After Fire

Westfield North County Mall Reopens After Fire

A fire closed an Escondido mall on one of the busiest shopping days of the year.

San Diegans Charged in Shooting With Murrieta PD

San Diegans Charged in Shooting With Murrieta PD

Two San Diego men are behind bars after being involved in a shooting with Murrieta police.

Chargers Cap Wild Rally in OT Win Over 49ers

Chargers Cap Wild Rally in OT Win Over 49ers

Antonio Gates catches a pair of touchdowns as Chargers stay in playoff race.

Motorcyclist Killed After Hitting Parked SUV

Motorcyclist Killed After Hitting Parked SUV

A 30-year-old man is dead after ramming his motorcycle into a parked SUV late Saturday night in Southcrest.

1 Dog Killed, Another Rescued in Clairemont Fire

1 Dog Killed, Another Rescued in Clairemont Fire

Fire tore through a Clairemont home Saturday, causing hundreds of thousands of dollars in damage and killing one of the family’s beloved dogs.