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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County Mayor Says No Officer Cuts in 2015: Report

County Mayor Says No Officer Cuts in 2015: Report

Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez said Thursday that no police officer positions will be eliminated in the 2015 county budget, according to the Miami Herald.

Parents Left Kids in Car Outside Hialeah Casino: Police

Parents Left Kids in Car Outside Hialeah Casino: Police

Police are investigating after two young children were left inside a car outside a Hialeah casino early Thursday.

Police Arrest Miami Firefighter in Sex Sting

Police Arrest Miami Firefighter in Sex Sting

Pembroke Pines Police arrested a lieutenant with the City of Miami fire department for allegedly soliciting a minor online and providing obscene material to a minor.

5 Teens Arrested After Snapchat Video Leads to Burglary

5 Teens Arrested After Snapchat Video Leads to Burglary

Five Florida Keys teens were arrested after authorities say they targeted a home after seeing a Snapchat video that led them to believe there was a lot of money inside.

Deputy Fatally Shoots Sword-Wielding Man

Deputy Fatally Shoots Sword-Wielding Man

Authorities say a Tampa Bay area deputy fatally shot a man who was wielding a samurai sword during a domestic battery call.

School Vouchers Targeted in New Lawsuit

School Vouchers Targeted in New Lawsuit

Saying it has reached a "tipping point," Florida's teacher union along with other groups filed a lawsuit Thursday aimed at ending one of the nation's largest private school voucher programs.