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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NYC Climate Marchers Call for Action

NYC Climate Marchers Call for Action

Thousands filled the streets of Manhattan Sunday to call for action on climate change, joining protesters around the world aiming to increase pressure on world leaders ahead of a United Nations summit on...

1 Officer Dead, 8 Injured in NYPD Van Crash

1 Officer Dead, 8 Injured in NYPD Van Crash

One police officer is dead and eight others are injured after an NYPD vehicle crash early Sunday in the Bronx, authorities said.

Girl, 14, Dead in NJ Shooting; 2nd Teen Hospitalized

Girl, 14, Dead in NJ Shooting; 2nd Teen Hospitalized

A 14-year-old girl is dead and a 15-year-old is hospitalized after a shooting in New Jersey, authorities said Sunday.

Rutgers Student Dies After Fraternity Gathering: Authorities

Rutgers Student Dies After Fraternity Gathering: Authorities

A Rutgers University student died Sunday after she "became distressed" while attending a small gathering at a fraternity house, prosecutors said.

Person of Interest Named in Missing UVa. Student Case

Person of Interest Named in Missing UVa. Student Case

Charlottesville, Virginia, police have issued an arrest warrant on charges of reckless driving for a man they call a "person of interest" in the disappearance of University of Virginia student Hannah

2-Alarm Fire Disrupts PATH Train Service in Manhattan

2-Alarm Fire Disrupts PATH Train Service in Manhattan

Firefighters are battling a two-alarm blaze in Manhattan that is affecting PATH train service.