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

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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Ex-Marine Gets 26 Years for Girlfriend's Machete Murder

Ex-Marine Gets 26 Years for Girlfriend's Machete Murder

A retired U.S. Marine who pleaded guilty to killing his girlfriend and dismembering her body with a machete will be sentenced for the grisly crime Wednesday, in front of dozens of his victims loved ones.

Dental Assistant Pleads Guilty to Sexually Assaulting Women

Dental Assistant Pleads Guilty to Sexually Assaulting Women

A San Diego dental assistant accused of sexually assaulting women while they were sedated has pleaded guilty to 13 criminal charges.

Serra High Teachers Question Principal's Degree

Serra High Teachers Question Principal's Degree

When the principal of Serra High School was hired in 2014, the San Diego Unified School District said Vincent Mays had received his Doctorate at Stamford Hill University. According to Mays’ resume found online...

11 States Sue Over Federal Transgender Directive

11 States Sue Over Federal Transgender Directive

Texas and 10 other states are suing the Obama administration over its directive to U.S. public schools to let transgender students use the bathrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identity.

Ex-Uber Driver Accused of Sexual Assault Faces New Charges

Ex-Uber Driver Accused of Sexual Assault Faces New Charges

A former Uber driver, accused of raping a passenger in February, was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of sexually assaulting five other victims, one who is believed to have been only 13 years old at the time of the...

Making Prosthetic Hands: The Library’s Newest Role

Making Prosthetic Hands: The Library’s Newest Role

You can still check out books and access the internet inside the downtown library, but as a lucky patron recently found out, you can also get a prosthetic hand