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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Woman Dead, Man Injured in Chula Vista Stabbings

Woman Dead, Man Injured in Chula Vista Stabbings

Chula Vista Police found a woman dead and a man injured in stabbings at an apartment complex Monday afternoon.

WATCH: Shark Bites Kayak; Kayaker Bites Back

WATCH: Shark Bites Kayak; Kayaker Bites Back

A local angler hooked a mako shark, who tried to eat his kayak

Woman Tries to Get Money From Ex-Employer 2 Years Later

Woman Tries to Get Money From Ex-Employer 2 Years Later

A South Bay woman has waited more than two years for thousands of dollars in overtime pay owed to her by a former employer.

Man Dressed as Woman Sexually Assaults Man at College: PD

Man Dressed as Woman Sexually Assaults Man at College: PD

A man dressed in a crop top, miniskirt and blonde wig sexually assaulted another man on the campus of San Diego City College over the weekend, officials told NBC 7 Monday.

Boy Scouts Ends Ban on Gay Scout Leaders

Boy Scouts Ends Ban on Gay Scout Leaders

The Boy Scouts of America have ended a blanket ban on gay adult leaders while allowing church-sponsored Scout units to maintain the exclusion because of their faith.

Body Found in Dumpster May Be Missing 8-Year-Old Girl

Body Found in Dumpster May Be Missing 8-Year-Old Girl

Santa Cruz police late Monday said they found a young girl's body believed to be that of Madyson Middleton, an 8-year-old girl who went missing late Sunday. The body was found in a dumpster, police said.