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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Search for Missing Hiker Called Off

Search for Missing Hiker Called Off

The search for a Vista man who disappeared while hiking in the Anza Borrego Desert more than a week ago has been called off.

Law Student Accuses USD of Mishandling Rape Investigation

Law Student Accuses USD of Mishandling Rape Investigation

A University of San Diego law student has filed a lawsuit claiming college officials discouraged her from reporting an alleged rape by two fellow students.

Trial Begins in La Jolla Double Murder

Trial Begins in La Jolla Double Murder

The trial began Wednesday for a former San Diego biotech executive accused of a double shooting in La Jolla.

Threat Made Against School Through Burnbook App

Threat Made Against School Through Burnbook App

San Diego police are investigating a threat of violence to the Del Norte campus in 4S Ranch posted on an app called Burnbook Wednesday.

Suspect Shot by Investigator Searching for Stolen Car

Suspect Shot by Investigator Searching for Stolen Car

The incident happened around 11 a.m. Wednesday at the 3500 block of National Avenue in Southcrest.

Man "Bear Hugs," Gropes Woman at City College: PD

Man "Bear Hugs," Gropes Woman at City College: PD

San Diego City College officials are warning their students to be on alert for a man who "bear hugged" a woman and groped her Tuesday night, school police say.