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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 09:35 PM EDT

Everglades National Park Reopens After Shutdown

Everglades National Park Reopens After Shutdown

Hours after the partial federal government shutdown ended, hundreds of employees and visitors entered Everglades National Park Thursday morning.

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Davie Police Renew Search For Driver in Deadly Hit And Run

Davie Police Renew Search For Driver in Deadly Hit And Run

Emma Kelso was walking her dog in the Park City mobile home park on February 1st when she stopped to talk to a neighbor. That's when officials say a car veered into them and kept going, with only the neighbor surviving.

Man Found Dead in Rental Car Lot Near MIA

Man Found Dead in Rental Car Lot Near MIA

A homicide investigation was underway after a man was found dead in a rental car parking lot near Miami International Airport Tuesday.

South Beach Food and Wine Festival Kicks Off Wednesday

South Beach Food and Wine Festival Kicks Off Wednesday

From food tastings to wine seminars, the event has events for the whole family or a romantic date night with your significant other.

Mexicans Consider Future Under Trump's Immigration Rules

Mexicans Consider Future Under Trump's Immigration Rules

Mexicans fear deportee and refugee camps could be popping up along their northern border under the Trump administration's plan to start deporting to Mexico all Latin Americans and others who entered the U.S. illegally through this country. Previous U.S. policy called for only Mexican citizens to be sent to Mexico. Migrants known as "OTMs" — Other Than Mexicans — got flown back to their homelands. Now, under a sweeping rewrite of enforcement policies announced Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, migrants might be dumped over the border into a violence-plagued land where they have no ties while their asylum claims or deportation proceedings are heard in the United States. U.S. officials didn't say what Mexico would be expected to do with them.

Video Shows Harrison Ford's Near-Miss at Calif. Airport

Video Shows Harrison Ford's Near-Miss at Calif. Airport

Video released Tuesday shows a plane piloted by Harrison Ford suddenly and mistakenly flying low over an airliner with 110 people aboard at a Southern California airport. The 45 seconds of soundless video show the 74-year-old "Star Wars" and "Indiana Jones" star's potentially serious mishap at John Wayne Airport in Orange County. In it, an American Airlines 737 is taxiing slowly. Then Ford's yellow, single-engine Aviat Husky suddenly zooms in from the right of the frame, flying low over the airliner and casting its shadow down the middle of the bigger plane before landing on the taxiway.

Car Crashes, Catches Fire After Chase With Miami-Dade Police

Car Crashes, Catches Fire After Chase With Miami-Dade Police

According to police, the car crashed into a tree neat SW 288th Street and 137th Avenue shortly after 9 p.m. The vehicle caught fire, but officers were able to get the driver out.