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

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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Miami Beach PD Searching for Missing K9

Miami Beach PD Searching for Missing K9

Miami Beach Police are looking for a missing K9 who was last seen early Thursday.

Water Main Break Sealed in Cutler Bay

Water Main Break Sealed in Cutler Bay

An early morning water main break in Cutler Bay sent water surging into several businesses and prompted a medical center to evacuate Thursday morning.

Pedestrian Struck, Killed by SUV in Miami: Police

Pedestrian Struck, Killed by SUV in Miami: Police

A busy South Florida street was partially shutdown Wednesday evening, after a pedestrian was struck and killed by an SUV.

Women Wearing Postal Uniforms Part of Theft Scheme

Women Wearing Postal Uniforms Part of Theft Scheme

They come wearing a uniform we all trust: the United States Postal Service. But the women making huge purchases, authorities say, are pulling an incredible ruse that's already damaged hundreds of lives...

Clinton Defends Against Sanders & Trump

Clinton Defends Against Sanders & Trump

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will now be defending her campaign from two flanks as Bernie Sanders' campaign continues and the sudden departure of Donald Trump's rivals have made him...

Hialeah Apartment Struck by Lightning During Severe Weather

Hialeah Apartment Struck by Lightning During Severe Weather

Hialeah Fire Rescue crews responded to a fire at an apartment complex Wednesday afternoon.