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...

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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Woman, 48, Fatally Stabbed at Brooklyn YWCA

Woman, 48, Fatally Stabbed at Brooklyn YWCA

A woman living in a Brooklyn YWCA was fatally stabbed by another resident Saturday morning, according to police and the non-profit.

Air Show Pilots Pay Tribute to Comrade

Air Show Pilots Pay Tribute to Comrade

Air show pilots performed an aerial salute Saturday to their comrade who died after his World War II-era plane crashed in the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey a day earlier.

Officials Recover Small Vintage Plane From Hudson

Officials Recover Small Vintage Plane From Hudson

Officials removed a small vintage World War II fighter plane that crashed in to the Hudson River between Manhattan and New Jersey Friday evening, killing the pilot onboard.

Off-Duty Cop Trades Gunshots with Thieves Who Robbed Him: NYPD

Off-Duty Cop Trades Gunshots with Thieves Who Robbed Him: NYPD

An off-duty NYPD officer traded gunshots with a gang of thieves who had robbed him early Saturday morning in Brooklyn, police said.

Sanders Warns Clinton on Running Mate Pick

Sanders Warns Clinton on Running Mate Pick

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders sent a warning to rival Hillary Clinton again about her pick for a running mate. During an interview to air on Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” Sanders doubled...

Woman Hit by Bus, Likely to Lose Legs: Police

Woman Hit by Bus, Likely to Lose Legs: Police

A woman struck by a bus Saturday afternoon in New Jersey was said by police to be in critical condition and likely to lose both legs.