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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Caregiver Charged with NY Boy's Murder

Caregiver Charged with NY Boy's Murder

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...

NYPD Investigating Video Showing Officer Punching Teen

NYPD Investigating Video Showing Officer Punching Teen

The NYPD says its internal affairs bureau is investigating after video was posted online showing a plainclothes officer repeatedly punching a teen suspect as other officers tried to arrest him.

Long Island Man Attacked Baby During Robbery: Police

Long Island Man Attacked Baby During Robbery: Police

A suburban New York man is being held on $500,000 bail after police say he injured a baby during a robbery.

New Jersey Judge Sends Escaped Pet Bobcat to Zoo

New Jersey Judge Sends Escaped Pet Bobcat to Zoo

Rocky, the pet bobcat that kept escaping its southern New Jersey home is going to a zoo.

De Blasio Finally Supports "Taxi of Tomorrow"

De Blasio Finally Supports "Taxi of Tomorrow"

New York City is finally moving ahead with a new generation of yellow taxis.

Black Market Kidney Broker Is Released From Prison

Black Market Kidney Broker Is Released From Prison

A man who prosecutors said styled himself as "the Robin Hood of kidneys" is out of prison after being the first person convicted in federal court of profiting from the illegal sale of human organs.