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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Man Shot, Killed Outside Miami Gardens Store

Man Shot, Killed Outside Miami Gardens Store

Police are searching for at least one gunman after a man was shot and killed in front of a grocery store in Miami Gardens Friday night.

Teen on Skateboard Hit by Car in Deerfield Beach

Teen on Skateboard Hit by Car in Deerfield Beach

A 13-year-old riding his skateboard in Deerfield Beach was hit by a car as he tried to cross the street Friday evening.

NBC 6 Investigates Online Diplomas

NBC 6 Investigates Online Diplomas

Getting an online high school diploma might sound like a good idea, if it weren’t for the fact that you could get a diploma that is not worth the paper it is printed on. NBC 6 Investigators decided to find...

Brian Tyms Took Unlikely Path to Super Bowl XLIX

Brian Tyms Took Unlikely Path to Super Bowl XLIX

New England Patriots wide receiver Brian Tyms may not play a down in Super Bowl XLIX Sunday, but even being at the game is a testament to his heart and dedication in the midst of chaos.

Why the Patriots — or the Seahawks — Will Win

Why the Patriots — or the Seahawks — Will Win

Belichick or Carroll? Brady or Wilson? Blount or Lynch? Take your pick.

Pit Bull-Dachshund Mix Dog Goes Viral on Social Media

Pit Bull-Dachshund Mix Dog Goes Viral on Social Media

A mixed-breed dog with a rather unique look is getting a lot of attention on social media.