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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Man Tries to Abduct Miami-Dade Teen: Police

Man Tries to Abduct Miami-Dade Teen: Police

Miami-Dade Police released a sketch they hope will aid them in catching a man they say tried to abduct a teenager Monday morning.

Weather: Wet Friday, Drier Weekend

Weather: Wet Friday, Drier Weekend

We'll be ending the work week with plenty of rain in South Florida Friday.

Police Search for Miami School Camera Thief

Police Search for Miami School Camera Thief

Miami-Dade Schools Police are looking for a thief who has been stealing surveillance cameras from public schools.

Copper Theft Targets Miami Beach Lightpoles

Copper Theft Targets Miami Beach Lightpoles

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NYC Doctor Tests Positive for Ebola, Officials Urge Calm

NYC Doctor Tests Positive for Ebola, Officials Urge Calm

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Davie Man Allegedly Molested Boys with Autsim

Davie Man Allegedly Molested Boys with Autsim

Davie Police arrested 47-year-old Orlando Palacios Wednesday night on multiple charges after he allegedly sexually molested boys.