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 Thursday.

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WATCH: Men Smash Showcases, Take $250K in Jewelry

WATCH: Men Smash Showcases, Take $250K in Jewelry

Police have released security video of two suspects in a brazen daylight smash-and-grab at a Brooklyn jewelry store in which they got away with about $250,000 worth of jewelry.

Upstate NY Boy Found Dead Wasn't Abducted: Police

Upstate NY Boy Found Dead Wasn't Abducted: Police

Authorities in upstate New York say that an Amber alert for a 5-year-old boy who was abducted by masked men has been canceled after the child was found dead. Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple says Kenneth...

Mistrial Declared for Man Accused of Stalking Ashanti

Mistrial Declared for Man Accused of Stalking Ashanti

A juror's illness has prompted a Manhattan judge to declare a mistrial for a man accused of stalking R&B star Ashanti.

Man Charged in Deaths of Girlfriend, Acquaintance: NYPD

Man Charged in Deaths of Girlfriend, Acquaintance: NYPD

Police have arrested a Brooklyn man in connection with the killings of a man and a woman whose bodies were discovered in an apartment building lobby and a car trunk earlier this week.

Suspect in Custody in Brooklyn Bridge Attack on Cops: NYPD

Suspect in Custody in Brooklyn Bridge Attack on Cops: NYPD

One of the seven suspects seen on a YouTube clip allegedly attacking two NYPD officers during Saturday night's Millions March demonstrations on the Brooklyn Bridge is in custody, police said.

"Shmoney Dance" Rapper Tied to Violent Gang: NYPD

"Shmoney Dance" Rapper Tied to Violent Gang: NYPD

The up-and-coming Brooklyn rapper who performs under the name Bobby Shmurda was part of a gang that allegedly sold drugs, dealt guns and committed violent crimes, NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton said in a...