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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One Dead After Shooting in Northwest Miami-Dade

One Dead After Shooting in Northwest Miami-Dade

One man has died after shots were fired in a shopping center parking lot in northwest Miami-Dade.

Halloween Forecast: Cooler Trick-or-Treating Weather

Halloween Forecast: Cooler Trick-or-Treating Weather

A cold front comes through this afternoon, which means a cooler night for trick-or-treating.

Arrested Cop Blasted by Bond Court Judge

Arrested Cop Blasted by Bond Court Judge

Miami Police Officer Jose Maldonado-Dick made his first court appearance Thursday after he was arrested for allegedly providing protection to drug traffickers and the bond court judge wasted no time blasting the...

Boynton Police Officer Accused of Sex Assault: Report

Boynton Police Officer Accused of Sex Assault: Report

A South Florida police officer has been charged with raping a 20-year-old woman at gunpoint while on duty.

Accused Trooper Killer, Nabbed After 48-Day Manhunt, Appears in Court

Accused Trooper Killer, Nabbed After 48-Day Manhunt, Appears in Court

Eric Frein, the survivalist accused of killing a Pennsylvania State Trooper, wounding another and then leading authorities on a seven-week manhunt through the woods surrounding the Pocono Mountains, was formally...

Deputy Injured, Suspect Arrested in Chase: Officials

Deputy Injured, Suspect Arrested in Chase: Officials

Deputies have arrested a man suspected of several Broward County burglaries that led officers on a chase along the Sawgrass Expressway Wednesday.