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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Lightning, Severe T-Storms Blanket San Diego

Lightning, Severe T-Storms Blanket San Diego

Lightning and heavy thunderstorms are moving in to San Diego County.

Pursuit Exceeds 100 MPH Through 3 Southern California Counties

Pursuit Exceeds 100 MPH Through 3 Southern California Counties

Officers pursued a sport utility vehicle driver who reached speeds well above 100 mph on at least four different Southern California freeways Tuesday afternoon in Los Angeles and Orange counties before...

2 Employees at Del Mar Fair Positive for Tuberculosis

2 Employees at Del Mar Fair Positive for Tuberculosis

Two food employees working at the Del Mar Fairgrounds have been diagnosed with tuberculosis (TB) and may have exposed other employees, San Diego County Health and Human Services officials said.

Pastor Calls for End to Violence in Local Communities

Pastor Calls for End to Violence in Local Communities

A San Diego pastor is calling for an end to senseless violence after a series of murders in the Lincoln Park and Valencia Park neighborhoods.

See Paintings Escaped Killer Allegedly Gave to Guard

See Paintings Escaped Killer Allegedly Gave to Guard

The convicted murderer who made headlines for his big escape from an upstate New York prison with a fellow inmate was also, apparently, a noted prison artist. Richard Matt was shot dead last week after he...

DNA Evidence Links Man to North Park Attacks: Experts

DNA Evidence Links Man to North Park Attacks: Experts

DNA and fingerprint evidence links a man to a string of North Park attacks last summer, experts testified Tuesday.