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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CHP Pursue Possibly Stolen BMW

CHP Pursue Possibly Stolen BMW

An officer tried to pull over a reporter stolen vehicle.

Soldier Killed Crossing San Diego Freeway

Soldier Killed Crossing San Diego Freeway

The man killed while crossing State Route 163 over the weekend was an active duty member of the Army, the San Diego County Medical Examiner’s Office said Monday.

Tiered Water Rates Are Unconstitutional: Appeals Court

Tiered Water Rates Are Unconstitutional: Appeals Court

An Orange County appeals court ruled Monday that San Juan Capistrano's tiered water-rates are unconstitutional, potentially dealing a blow to agencies statewide that have used the pricing structure to encourage...

Fountains at Waterfront Park to Close for Several Days

Fountains at Waterfront Park to Close for Several Days

Workers will close part of the popular family spot for maintenance work.

Crime Spree Suspect Vowed to Be "a Better Man"

Crime Spree Suspect Vowed to Be "a Better Man"

The man accused in the killing of an innocent bystander during a Clairemont gas station robbery last week once vowed to “become a better man.”

Petco Broadens Gun Ban to Include Off-Duty Cops

Petco Broadens Gun Ban to Include Off-Duty Cops

Off-duty and retired law enforcement officers will no longer be allowed to bring concealed weapons into Petco Park under new security standards.