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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Married SDPD Officers Sentenced in Drug Sales Case

Married SDPD Officers Sentenced in Drug Sales Case

Two married San Diego Police officers convicted of drug sales and burglary charges were sentenced to three years in state prison in a downtown courtroom Friday.

2 Boys on Sidewalk Hit by SUV

2 Boys on Sidewalk Hit by SUV

Two children were struck by a sport utility vehicle driving in the Skyline neighborhood Friday afternoon.

Bike Sharing Ready to Roll in San Diego

Bike Sharing Ready to Roll in San Diego

Many of the empty bike racks popping up around San Diego were finally filled Friday, ready for people to give them a whirl.

Man Plans Legal Action After Pit Bull Attack

Man Plans Legal Action After Pit Bull Attack

He is planning to sue the people who own a pack of pit bulls who mauled his dog.

Explosions Heard Before Santee Apartment Fire

Explosions Heard Before Santee Apartment Fire

Arson investigators are searching for the cause of a mysterious apartment fire in Santee that burned two units' worth of people out of their homes Friday and injured two involved.

2 Caught Trying to Cash Stolen Lotto Tickets

2 Caught Trying to Cash Stolen Lotto Tickets

Two men were arrested in Oceanside after trying to cash in stolen lottery tickets.