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

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Cal Fire Fights Wildfires Near Barona Casino

Cal Fire Fights Wildfires Near Barona Casino

Cal Fire crews fought several spot wildfires reported along Wildcat Canyon Road.

Geyser Gushes Onto Sunset Blvd., UCLA After Main Break

Geyser Gushes Onto Sunset Blvd., UCLA After Main Break

A massive water main break flooded Sunset Boulevard and the UCLA campus Tuesday afternoon, stranding cars, a bus and drivers in several feet of swiftly rising water and mud. The 30-inch water main rupture...

Witness Heard "Multiple Explosions" Before Brown Field Fire

Witness Heard "Multiple Explosions" Before Brown Field Fire

An explosion inside a hangar -- filled with dangerous chemicals and million-dollar aircraft -- sent people running for safety at Brown Field.

Chula Vista Officer Faces Battery Charges

Chula Vista Officer Faces Battery Charges

A Chula Vista police officer faces four misdemeanor battery charges in connection to an altercation last month involving his girlfriend’s 16-year-old son.

Hiker Rescued in Lakeside

Hiker Rescued in Lakeside

An injured hiker was airlifted off of a remote trail at the end of Blue Sky Ranch Road early Tuesday.

Are Polling Places a Thing of the Past?

Are Polling Places a Thing of the Past?

San Diego County's registrar of voters is on a mission to get more of us to cast ballots.