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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2 Arrested in Ferguson Protest at Miami Courthouse

2 Arrested in Ferguson Protest at Miami Courthouse

Two people at a small protest outside the Miami-Dade Metro Justice building Tuesday evening were arrested by police for failing to obey a lawful order.

Robbers Who Force Victims to Strip Hit Again

Robbers Who Force Victims to Strip Hit Again

A group of armed robbers who make their victims take off their clothes hit again over the weekend, the latest in a string of robberies all with a similar modus operandi.

Thanksgiving Travel Expected to be Heavy

Thanksgiving Travel Expected to be Heavy

Another early winter snow storm is expected to wreak havoc on millions of travelers hitting the road and taking to the skies over the Thanksgiving holiday.

Jury Dismissed Early Due to Ferguson Protest at Miami-Dade Courthouse

Jury Dismissed Early Due to Ferguson Protest at Miami-Dade Courthouse

The jury deliberating the fate of a South Florida woman charged with killing her husband’s business partner was dismissed early Tuesday because the Miami-Dade courthouse was closing early ahead of a scheduled...

Protests Continue Day After Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

Protests Continue Day After Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

Communities braced for new protests after violence and acts of civil disobedience broke out in several U.S. cities overnight following a grand jury decision against charging a white police officer, Darren...

Mother of 3 Killed in Home Invasion Shooting

Mother of 3 Killed in Home Invasion Shooting

A family, along with Miami-Dade Police, is looking for answers after a 38-year-old mother of three was murdered during a home invasion in northwest Miami-Dade County.