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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1 Killed in Mission Bay Rollover

1 Killed in Mission Bay Rollover

One person was killed after a car rolled approximately 40 feet off the roadway Friday in the Mission Bay area, officials confirmed.

New Rules: 2 Days to Water Lawns

New Rules: 2 Days to Water Lawns

Several cities in San Diego County announced new restrictions on lawn watering Thursday in response to the statewide drought.

More Salmonella Cases Reported in San Diego

More Salmonella Cases Reported in San Diego

Two more cases of salmonella have been reported in San Diego County, increasing the total number to nine cases.

Leave the Knives at Home: TSA

Leave the Knives at Home: TSA

The Transportation Security Administration wants you to leave knives and other banned items home.

More Than 1 Person Involved in D.C. Family Slaying: Documents

More Than 1 Person Involved in D.C. Family Slaying: Documents

Three members of a D.C. family -- and their housekeeper -- were held overnight by more than one person before they were slain last week, according to new court documents filed Friday afternoon in the case.The...

1 Dead in Encinitas Gas Leak

1 Dead in Encinitas Gas Leak

One person died in a gas leak Friday morning at a home in Encinitas, officials confirmed.