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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1 Killed in Violent MacArthur Causeway Crash

1 Killed in Violent MacArthur Causeway Crash

At least one person was killed in a violent crash on the MacArthur Causeway in Miami Beach Thursday morning.

USF to Students: No Selfies at Graduation

USF to Students: No Selfies at Graduation

In the coming weeks, graduates of the University of South Florida will be able to frame their diplomas - but not a selfie of their walk across the commencement stage.

Weather: Hot and Dry Conditions Continue Thursday

Weather: Hot and Dry Conditions Continue Thursday

The hot and dry weather will continue in South Florida Thursday as temperatures continue to climb.

Suspects Attempt Smash and Grab at Davie T-Mobile

Suspects Attempt Smash and Grab at Davie T-Mobile

Police are looking for a pair of would-be thieves who crashed a truck into the front of a T-Mobile store in Davie early Thursday.

Mom Arrested On Child Abuse Charges

Mom Arrested On Child Abuse Charges

Miami-Dade Police are investing the death of a three-year-old boy that comes a few days after an incident that led to the mother being arrested on charges of child abuse and neglect.

Heat Take 2-0 Series Lead Over Bobcats

Heat Take 2-0 Series Lead Over Bobcats

The Heat now have a 2-0 lead in their opening round playoff series against the Charlotte Bobcats