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 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...

Thursday, Oct 17, 2013 at 11:52 AM EDT

Independence Hall, Liberty Bell Now Open

Independence Hall, Liberty Bell Now Open

Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell have been reopened to visitors.

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7-Alarm Fire Guts Jersey Shore Beach Homes

7-Alarm Fire Guts Jersey Shore Beach Homes

A fast-moving fire, fanned by strong winds, burned five homes to the ground in Sea Isle City, N.J. on Good Friday.

Inmate Dies Shortly After Arriving at Prison

Inmate Dies Shortly After Arriving at Prison

The Department of Corrections says 26-year-old Jason Cunningham of Dover died Wednesday night at Bayhealth Kent General Hospital.

Teen Suspended for Asking Miss America to Prom

Teen Suspended for Asking Miss America to Prom

A Pennsylvania high school student is in hot water for asking Miss America to prom during a question and answer session at school.

City Chocolate Factory Reopens

City Chocolate Factory Reopens

Blasius Chocolate Factory reopens after being closed for unpaid taxes. Mayor Nutter's office said they were warned about their unpaid taxes before they were closed.

Miley Cyrus Postpones Philly Show

Miley Cyrus Postpones Philly Show

Miley Cyrus has postponed her upcoming Philadelphia performance at the Wells Fargo Center on Monday due to an on-going illness.

NBC10 First Alert Weather: Warm Up for Easter

NBC10 First Alert Weather: Warm Up for Easter

The temperatures will be rising for the weekend and Easter Sunday, but rain is on the way for next week.