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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Boynton Police Officer Accused of Sex Assault: Report

Boynton Police Officer Accused of Sex Assault: Report

A South Florida police officer has been charged with raping a 20-year-old woman at gunpoint while on duty.

Teens Overdose in Miami Park: Fire Officials

Teens Overdose in Miami Park: Fire Officials

Three teens were rushed to the hospital after they apparently overdosed on synthetic marijuana at a Miami park Thursday, officials said.

Arrested Cop Blasted by Bond Court Judge

Arrested Cop Blasted by Bond Court Judge

Miami Police Officer Jose Maldonado-Dick made his first court appearance Thursday after he was arrested for allegedly providing protection to drug traffickers and the bond court judge wasted no time blasting the...

Police Arrest Alleged Serial Robber

Police Arrest Alleged Serial Robber

Miami Police said they have arrested and charged a man connected with the robbery of a Subway restaurant in mid-October.

Trooper Ambush Suspect Eric Frein Captured After Manhunt

Trooper Ambush Suspect Eric Frein Captured After Manhunt

Eric Frein, who became the most wanted man in Pennsylvania when he allegedly gunned down two state troopers in an ambush, has been captured following a nearly two-month manhunt in the woods surrounding...

Serial Arsonist Torched Neighbors' Cars: Hialeah Police

Serial Arsonist Torched Neighbors' Cars: Hialeah Police

A serial arsonist who has been lighting his neighbors' vehicles on fire in Hialeah was arrested after torching his girlfriend's car, police said.