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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200 Acres Burned in W. Kendall Brush Fire

200 Acres Burned in W. Kendall Brush Fire

A large brush fire broke out Sunday afternoon in West Kendall near 162nd Avenue and Bird Road.

UF Football Player Arrested for Armed Robbery

UF Football Player Arrested for Armed Robbery

A University of Florida redshirt freshman football player faces charges after a robbery at a Gainesville apartment.

Fatal Hit-and-Run Traps Woman Under Car, Driver Arrested

Fatal Hit-and-Run Traps Woman Under Car, Driver Arrested

Ernesto Izquierdo Gonzalez, 25, was arrested Saturday evening after police say he was involved in a hit-and-run accident that killed a 66-year-old woman in Hialeah.

Gyrocopter Pilot Frustrated Message Isn't Getting Through

Gyrocopter Pilot Frustrated Message Isn't Getting Through

The letter carrier who caused a full-scale security review in Washington when he violated national airspace by landing his gyrocopter on Capitol Hill expressed frustration Sunday that his message wasn't getting...

Parents Arrested After Kids Found in Garbage-Filled Home

Parents Arrested After Kids Found in Garbage-Filled Home

A North Miami couple is facing child neglect charges after police say they found their children living in deplorable conditions in a room covered in bugs and human feces.

Obama Plans on Visiting the Everglades on Earth Day

Obama Plans on Visiting the Everglades on Earth Day

President Barack Obama plans to celebrate Earth Day this week with a visit to the Florida Everglades.