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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SoCal Man Mowing Lawn Hit by Suspected Drunk Driver

SoCal Man Mowing Lawn Hit by Suspected Drunk Driver

A man mowing his lawn in Chula Vista Thursday night was hit by a driver who may have been intoxicated, police said.

SDPD Cop Kills Man Armed With Knife

SDPD Cop Kills Man Armed With Knife

A San Diego Police Department (SDPD) officer shot and killed a man armed with a knife in the Black Mountain Ranch community after the man allegedly charged at him Thursday night.

Security Ramps Up for 4th of July in San Diego

Security Ramps Up for 4th of July in San Diego

Law enforcement agencies across the United States have ramped up security for the 4th of July holiday and in San Diego, the U.S. Coast Guard, Harbor Police and other officials are prepared.

$1M Settlement Reached in Excessive Force Case: Atty.

$1M Settlement Reached in Excessive Force Case: Atty.

A $1 million settlement has been reached in a case involving a San Diego County Sheriff’s Department deputy who used excessive force on a man with Down Syndrome, a law firm announced Friday.

Ex-Doctor Who Strangled Wife Paroled After 15 Years

Ex-Doctor Who Strangled Wife Paroled After 15 Years

A former doctor who claimed his wife choked to death on a lemon pastry but was convicted in her killing 15 years ago has been granted parole.

Poway Dumps 550K Gallons of Water After It Goes 'Bad'

Poway Dumps 550K Gallons of Water After It Goes 'Bad'

The city of Poway recently dumped 550,000 gallons of drinking water from a reservoir tank into a canyon because the water inside the tank went bad.