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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Decapitated and Burned Body Identified

Decapitated and Burned Body Identified

A family is grieving Friday night after a body that was found burned and decapitated Wednesday morning was identified as 51-year-old Yolanda Samaniego.

9-Year-Old Claims She's Been Bullied for Weeks

9-Year-Old Claims She's Been Bullied for Weeks

The father of a nine-year-old Broward Estates Elementary School students said his daughter has been bullied, beaten up, and doesn’t want to go back to the school.

Dog Groomer Accused of Hitting Dog

Dog Groomer Accused of Hitting Dog

A dog groomer could face animal abuse charges after he was seen allegedly holding a dog in the air by a leash and repeatedly hitting the dog in the face.

No Bond for Alleged Killer of Davie Woman

No Bond for Alleged Killer of Davie Woman

A day after he was arrested and charged with the murder of Jill Su; Dayont’e Resiles was ordered held without bond at his first court appearance.

Officers Save Elderly Man Trapped in Sinking Car

Officers Save Elderly Man Trapped in Sinking Car

Two Florida City Police officers are being hailed as heroes after saving an elderly man who drove his car into a pond.

No Charges Yet in Hialeah Fatal Accident

No Charges Yet in Hialeah Fatal Accident

A day after a cafeteria worker at Hialeah High School died when a stolen car drove through a stop sign and plowed into the cafeteria worker’s car, no charges have been filed against the driver of the...