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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.

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8 Injured After Shooting Near MLK Memorial Park

8 Injured After Shooting Near MLK Memorial Park

Eight people were injured after a shooting near Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Park in Northwest Miami-Dade Monday afternoon.

1 Killed, 2 Injured in Shooting in Hallandale Beach

1 Killed, 2 Injured in Shooting in Hallandale Beach

One person was killed and two people were injured after a shooting in Hallandale Beach Monday evening.

Coast Guard Search For Capsized Boat in Dania Beach

Coast Guard Search For Capsized Boat in Dania Beach

A search was underway Monday evening for a boat that capsized near Dania Beach Pier.

ATV, Bike Riders Hit Streets for South Florida 'MLK Rideout'

ATV, Bike Riders Hit Streets for South Florida 'MLK Rideout'

ATV and dirt bike riders hit the streets of South Florida Monday, despite warnings from several law enforcement agencies not to participate in the so-called Martin Luther King Day Rideout.

Wife of Orlando Mass Shooting Gunman Arrested in California

Wife of Orlando Mass Shooting Gunman Arrested in California

The wife of Orlando mass shooting gunman Omar Mateen was arrested on Monday in the San Francisco Bay Area in connection to helping her husband, who was behind the country's deadliest gun massacre this summer....

Trump, in Flap With Civil Rights Icon, Meets With MLK's Son

Trump, in Flap With Civil Rights Icon, Meets With MLK's Son

Days before taking office, President-elect Donald Trump attempted to navigate the fallout of his flap with a civil rights leader and colleague of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. while also losing a member of his...