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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Assassin of Robert Kennedy Denied Parole

Assassin of Robert Kennedy Denied Parole

For the 15th time, officials denied parole for Sirhan Sirhan, the assassin of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, after hearing Wednesday from another person who was shot that night and called for the release of...

San Diego City College Employee Arrested

San Diego City College Employee Arrested

Four digital cameras worth around $24,000 were stolen from a locked cabinet in December.

Haircut Horror: Woman Whips Out Gun at Barber Shop

Haircut Horror: Woman Whips Out Gun at Barber Shop

A woman who was unhappy with her haircut pulled a gun on her barber, trying to fire it three times at him.

Defendant Sobs in Lakeside DUI Case

Defendant Sobs in Lakeside DUI Case

Prosecutors say Katie McGrosso, 21, got behind the wheel of a car after drinking several shots of alcohol.

Carly Fiorina Suspends Presidential Campaign

Carly Fiorina Suspends Presidential Campaign

Republican candidate Carly Fiorina has suspended her campaign for president. The former Hewlett-Packard executive's decision comes a day after a disappointing showing in the New Hampshire primary, where...

Palomar Health Closing Escondido Emergency Room

Palomar Health Closing Escondido Emergency Room

In about a month, downtown Escondido will be losing one of its emergency rooms.