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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Grandfather Kills 6 Grandkids, Daughter, Himself: Cops

Grandfather Kills 6 Grandkids, Daughter, Himself: Cops

A grandfather killed his six grandchildren and his daugher before turning the gun on himself Thursday evening in the tiny town of Bell, Florida.

Surv. Video Captures Beating on Calle Ocho

Surv. Video Captures Beating on Calle Ocho

A Miami man was walking to his job on Monday when he became the target of two men who began beating the man just off Calle Ocho.

"Seductive Barfly" Drugs, Steals From Men: BSO

"Seductive Barfly" Drugs, Steals From Men: BSO

Authorities are looking for more victims of a "seductive barfly" who they say has been drugging and stealing from men from Miami to New York.

Suspect Charged in Woman's Bathtub Death

Suspect Charged in Woman's Bathtub Death

Police have arrested a suspected burglar they believe killed a woman found mysteriously dead in her bathtub in an affluent gated community in Davie this month.

Tax Holiday Starts for Energy-Saving Appliances

Tax Holiday Starts for Energy-Saving Appliances

Floridians can buy energy saving appliances for the next three days without paying sales taxes.

Student Charged After Allegedly Giving Out Drug at School

Student Charged After Allegedly Giving Out Drug at School

A Coral Springs eighth-grader was charged Thursday with bringing a prescription, non-narcotic drug to school after she allegedly brought the diabetes drug Glipizide to school and gave it to her friends.