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 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.

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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Bicyclist Critically Injured in Hit-and-Run

Bicyclist Critically Injured in Hit-and-Run

Police are on the hunt for a hit-and-run driver who critically injured a bicyclist in Fort Lauderdale Saturday morning.

NHC: Tropical Storm Erika Dissipates as Tropical Cyclone

NHC: Tropical Storm Erika Dissipates as Tropical Cyclone

Tropical Storm Erika has dissipated as a tropical cyclone, the National Hurricane Center indicated just after 8:30 a.m. Saturday. The majority of Broward and Miami-Dade counties remain out of the storm's cone of...

Father, Daughter, Friend Sentenced in Fatal Shooting

Father, Daughter, Friend Sentenced in Fatal Shooting

A South Florida man, his daughter and his friend have been sentenced for the fatal shooting of the daughter's ex-boyfriend.

Hearing Set for Mom Who Drove Three Kids Into Ocean

Hearing Set for Mom Who Drove Three Kids Into Ocean

A hearing is set for Monday for a South Carolina mother who drove her three children into the ocean off Daytona Beach.

Suspect Charged in Killing of Texas Sheriff's Deputy

Suspect Charged in Killing of Texas Sheriff's Deputy

A 30-year-old man has been charged with capital murder in the "execution-style" shooting of a deputy at a suburban Houston gas station, authorities announced Saturday afternoon, NBC News reported. Shannon

Family of Security Officer Killed Pleads for Answers

Family of Security Officer Killed Pleads for Answers

A South Florida family called out to the community on Friday to help them find whoever was responsible for the death of a loved one.