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 Shot on Carol City High Campus: Police

2 Shot on Carol City High Campus: Police

One person was taken into custody after two people of high school age were shot on the campus of Carol City High School in Miami Thursday, according to Miami-Dade Police.

Security Cameras Not So Secure

Security Cameras Not So Secure

You might call it “creepy-cam.” A foreign website is offering one-stop access to anyone wanting to peer inside dozens of South Florida homes and businesses, whether bedrooms, driveways, retail counters...

Gunman Was in "State of Crisis:" Police

Gunman Was in "State of Crisis:" Police

The gunman who opened fire inside a library at Florida State University early Thursday and was shot dead by police was a lawyer who graduated from the school, a law enforcement official told The Associated...

Former Cop in False Imprisonment Case Going to Jail

Former Cop in False Imprisonment Case Going to Jail

A former Opa-locka Police officer convicted of false imprisonment and tampering with a witness was sentenced Thursday to 364 days in jail.

GOP Governors Discuss Next Move on Immigration Fight

GOP Governors Discuss Next Move on Immigration Fight

As President Barack Obama made final preparations to his announcement on deferred action on immigration, GOP governors were in Boca Raton registering in vivid language their protest.

Fla. Woman Accuses Cosby of Forced Sex

Fla. Woman Accuses Cosby of Forced Sex

A Florida woman who came forward Thursday became the fourth in recent weeks to say Bill Cosby gave her pills that made he feel groggy then forced himself on her sexually.