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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Flight From NYC to Fla. Diverted Over Reclining Seat

Flight From NYC to Fla. Diverted Over Reclining Seat

A flight from LaGuardia International Airport to Palm Beach International Airport had to divert after a pair of passengers got into a fight over a reclining seat, according to published reports.

Young Boy Drowns at Fort Lauderdale Beach

Young Boy Drowns at Fort Lauderdale Beach

Authorities are investigating after a young boy drowned at Fort Lauderdale Beach Monday.

Skateboarder Struck By BSO Deputy in Oakland Park

Skateboarder Struck By BSO Deputy in Oakland Park

A skateboarder was hospitalized after he was struck by a Broward Sheriff's deputy in Oakland Park Tuesday morning, officials said.

Weston Doctor Charged With Domestic Battery

Weston Doctor Charged With Domestic Battery

A Broward County doctor was arrested over the weekend and is now facing domestic battery charges, according to officials.

Armed Home Invasion in Southwest Miami-Dade

Armed Home Invasion in Southwest Miami-Dade

Police are investigating a reported armed home invasion at a family's house in southwest Miami-Dade early Tuesday.

Florida Teen, 15, Accused of Killing His Mother

Florida Teen, 15, Accused of Killing His Mother

A 15-year-old southwest Florida boy is charged with killing his mother.