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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Dog Rescued From Ledge by NJ Firefighters

Dog Rescued From Ledge by NJ Firefighters

Jersey City firefighters rescued a frightened dog from a ledge above a business on Martin Luther King Drive Thursday afternoon.

Glass Falls From Midtown High-Rise, 4 Hurt: Officials

Glass Falls From Midtown High-Rise, 4 Hurt: Officials

Four people were injured when a piece of equipment hit and broke a window of a midtown high-rise where workers were doing renovations Thursday, sending shards of glass plummeting 18 stories to the street below...

2 Trapped Workers Pulled From Collapsed Trench

2 Trapped Workers Pulled From Collapsed Trench

Two workers have been pulled from a trench that collapsed in Westchester Thursday morning, trapping them 4 to 5 feet below ground, officials said.

Correction Officer Killed Skydiving Day Before 26th Birthday

Correction Officer Killed Skydiving Day Before 26th Birthday

A New York City correction officer died and another person was seriously injured in a skydiving accident on Long Island Wednesday evening, according to officials.

Former Yankee Convicted of Sexually Abusing Girl

Former Yankee Convicted of Sexually Abusing Girl

A former New York Yankees outfielder has been convicted of sexually abusing a young girl.

Arrested Spider-Man: Characters Make Times Square

Arrested Spider-Man: Characters Make Times Square

A costumed Spider-Man accused of slugging a police officer in Times Square says its superhero and comic characters are key ingredients of the flavor of the Crossroads of the World.