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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

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...

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President Trump: 'It's Going to Be Only America First'

President Trump: 'It's Going to Be Only America First'

Donald Trump, the real estate mogul and reality television star who upended American politics and energized voters angry with Washington, took the oath of office Friday to become the 45th president of the United...

Protest Arrests in NYC as Donald Trump Takes Oath of Office

Protest Arrests in NYC as Donald Trump Takes Oath of Office

Several people, including a Democratic city council member, were arrested at a civil disobedience protest outside Trump Tower Friday afternoon as Donald Trump was sworn in as America's 45th commander in chief.

Full Transcript of President Trump's Inaugural Address

Full Transcript of President Trump's Inaugural Address

Here is the full unedited transcript of Donald Trump's inaugural address as the 45th president of the United States.

Melania Channels Jackie Kennedy on Inauguration

Melania Channels Jackie Kennedy on Inauguration

First lady to-be Melania Trump donned a powder blue Ralph Lauren dress on Inauguration Day similar in style to those made famous by former first lady Jacqueline Kennedy. Melania stepped out in the dress on her...

Drug Kingpin 'El Chapo' Faces Sweeping NYC Indictment

Drug Kingpin 'El Chapo' Faces Sweeping NYC Indictment

Saying they were bringing the world's most notorious drug lord to justice, U.S. prosecutors on Friday described Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman as the murderous architect of a three-decade-long web of violence,...