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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Dog Suspended From Tree in Cocoon-Like Structure

Dog Suspended From Tree in Cocoon-Like Structure

Animal Services has rescued a dog that was found wrapped in a cocoon-like structure and duct taped to a tree in Southwest Miami-Dade.

Family Says Theater Had Bed Bugs

Family Says Theater Had Bed Bugs

The Santillana family recently went to the Regal Cinemas in Hollywood to see the “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” movie. But the family left with what they said was a huge problem from a tiny bug.

$1.4M Bond for Miami Man Arrested for Lobster Violations

$1.4M Bond for Miami Man Arrested for Lobster Violations

A Miami man who has been arrested multiple times for having undersized lobster tails is behind bars once again and could have a tough time getting out after his bond was set at $1.4 million.

Another Alleged MLB Drug Supplier Charged

Another Alleged MLB Drug Supplier Charged

U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agents have arrested a South Florida man suspected of manufacturing and supplying banned performance-enhancing drugs for Major League Baseball players and other athletes.

Consumer Reports: Apple Pay Is Here

Consumer Reports: Apple Pay Is Here

Apple released its virtual mobile wallet Apple Pay. It allows you to buy things at participating stores with the tap of one of the new iPhones – the Apple 6 or 6 Plus.

“A Living Science Experiment": Nursing School Reflects on Ebola Cases

“A Living Science Experiment": Nursing School Reflects on Ebola Cases

Nursing students at Texas Christian University follow the Ebola developments with a unique perspective after the disease sickens one of their own.