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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Shark Spottings a Sign of Healthy Population: Expert

Shark Spottings a Sign of Healthy Population: Expert

The sharks spotted so far have been juvenile sharks about five to seven feet long, experts said.

Scripps Team Returns From Nepal to Cheers

Scripps Team Returns From Nepal to Cheers

The team came home to cheers and smiles Saturday from the earthquake-ravaged Nepal.

SeaWorld Experts Travel to Spill Site To Help Animals

SeaWorld Experts Travel to Spill Site To Help Animals

A team of 100 specialists will remain on standby.

Organist Plays for 12 Hours to Fund Raise for Wounded Vets

Organist Plays for 12 Hours to Fund Raise for Wounded Vets

Carol Williams started playing the organ at 8 a.m. and plans to play until 8:15 p.m. Sunday.

Is a Chargers Move To Los Angeles Legal?

Is a Chargers Move To Los Angeles Legal?

A group of fans is planning a lawsuit to block it

More Oil-Soaked Animals Arrive at SeaWorld

More Oil-Soaked Animals Arrive at SeaWorld

The four animals were sickened in the oil spill near Santa Barbara.