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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Severe Thunderstorms in Broward, Miami-Dade

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Slain Teen Targeted Because He Was Hispanic: Cops

Slain Teen Targeted Because He Was Hispanic: Cops

Three teens who killed a man during a robbery in Jupiter targeted him because he was Hispanic, police said.

Fight Over Miami Lakes Mayor Ends

Fight Over Miami Lakes Mayor Ends

Current Miami Lakes Mayor Wayne Slaton announced Monday that he will not fight the Third District Court of Appeal's decision that Michael Pizzi should be the town's mayor.

Md. Gov. Declares State of Emergency in Baltimore

Md. Gov. Declares State of Emergency in Baltimore

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan declared a state of emergency and activated the National Guard after rioters looted stores and hurled rocks and bricks at Baltimore police Monday, injuring fifteen officers.

2 BSO Deputies Injured in Crash in Pembroke Park

2 BSO Deputies Injured in Crash in Pembroke Park

Two Broward Sheriff's Office deputies were injured after their car struck a tree in Pembroke Park Monday.

Body Found in Water in Lauderdale Lakes: BSO

Body Found in Water in Lauderdale Lakes: BSO

Officials with the Broward County Sheriff's Office say no foul play is suspected after a body was found in the water in Lauderdale Lakes.