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

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Bank Bandit Leads Police on Pursuit

Bank Bandit Leads Police on Pursuit

After robbing a bank, a bandit led San Diego police on a pursuit Saturday afternoon, officials said.

Loved Ones Mourn Good Samaritan Killed in SR-67 Crash

Loved Ones Mourn Good Samaritan Killed in SR-67 Crash

A young man killed trying to help the victims of a crash on a San Diego freeway will forever be remembered by his loved ones as an optimistic person who loved to help others.

1 Killed in Small Plane Crash in Desert

1 Killed in Small Plane Crash in Desert

A man was killed Saturday morning after a small airplane crashed in a remote area of the Anza Borrego State Park east of San Diego County, officials confirmed.

A Tribute for Murder Victims

A Tribute for Murder Victims

Victims of murder may be gone but they’re never, ever forgotten. That was the sentiment Saturday morning at a special remembrance ceremony held for victims of violent deaths.

Sailor Who Saved Marine Under Fire Awarded Silver Star

Sailor Who Saved Marine Under Fire Awarded Silver Star

A Navy hospital corpsman who faced heavy fire to save an injured Marine was presented with the military’s third highest decoration for valor, the Silver Star, at Camp Pendleton Friday.

City Offers to Settle De Anza Mobile Home Lawsuit

City Offers to Settle De Anza Mobile Home Lawsuit

The City of San Diego has offered to settle a decade-long lawsuit over prime real estate in Mission Bay Park.