Coverage of the stalemate in Congress that forced the U.S. government to a standstill

Friday, Oct 18, 2013 at 07:14 AM EDT

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 11:55 PM EDT

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 08:23 AM EDT

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 11:40 PM EDT

Billions in New Spending Added to Debt Bill

Thursday, Oct 17, 2013 at 04:39 PM EDT

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 01:12 PM EDT

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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Oheka Castle Owner Stepson Questioned in Shooting: Sources

Oheka Castle Owner Stepson Questioned in Shooting: Sources

Police have questioned the stepson of the Long Island mansion owner who was shot in the face earlier this year about what he might know about the attempt on his stepfather’s life, NBC 4 New York has learned.

Joan Rivers "Resting Comfortably" at NYC Hospital: Daughter

Joan Rivers "Resting Comfortably" at NYC Hospital: Daughter

Comedian Joan Rivers remains hospitalized in Manhattan a day after multiple sources familiar with the situation say she stopped breathing while having minor throat surgery at a clinic in the city.

Construction Halted on Atlantic Yards Complex

Construction Halted on Atlantic Yards Complex

A contractor has halted construction on the Atlantic Yards complex, the New York Times reports.

Driver Charged in Disturbing Attack on Mom, Kids

Driver Charged in Disturbing Attack on Mom, Kids

Police have accused a Yonkers man of trying to sexually assault a mother in front of her three children after driving them to a Queens homeless shelter, then attacking her and two of her kids.

Angry Passenger Attacks Worker at LaGuardia: Cops

Angry Passenger Attacks Worker at LaGuardia: Cops

Police say an angry passenger punched and kicked an airline employee while looking for his bag at LaGuardia Airport.

Funeral Held for NJ Student Found Dead in Forest Week After Hike

Funeral Held for NJ Student Found Dead in Forest Week After Hike

Mourners have buried a religious school student from New Jersey who disappeared while hiking on the outskirts of Jerusalem.