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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'We Lost Our Baby': San Diego Woman Killed by Stray Bullet

'We Lost Our Baby': San Diego Woman Killed by Stray Bullet

A 25-year-old woman who had recently moved to Chicago was killed over the weekend when she was hit by a stray bullet outside her apartment.

Phone Threats Target 4 High Schools

Phone Threats Target 4 High Schools

Four San Diego-area high schools were ordered to shelter-in-place Tuesday morning due to unspecified threats made by phone, school district officials confirmed.

'Dirty Air' Causing Allergy Flare-Ups in San Diego

'Dirty Air' Causing Allergy Flare-Ups in San Diego

Gusty Santa Ana winds in Southern California have created higher pollen and dust levels, causing a flare-up of allergic reactions.

Downtown Children's Park Attracting Criminals: Councilman

Downtown Children's Park Attracting Criminals: Councilman

San Diego Police Department reports show officers responded to the Children’s Park in downtown San Diego more than 400 times in a two-year period.

NH Voters Take to Polls in 1st-in-Nation Primary

NH Voters Take to Polls in 1st-in-Nation Primary

New Hampshire on Monday is hosting the first-in-the-nation presidential primary, featuring candidates for the Republican and Democratic nomination. Of the state's 1.33 million residents, more than 870,000...

New Details in Alleged Dentist Office Sex Crime

New Details in Alleged Dentist Office Sex Crime

Police scan more than 500 hours of surveillance video tape taken inside a patient recovery room.