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 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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Snow Squall Causes Massive, Deadly Pileup on I-78

Snow Squall Causes Massive, Deadly Pileup on I-78

A snow squall led to a massive crash on I-78 involving more than 50 cars Saturday morning. The pileup shut down both sides of the highway in Bethel Township, Lebanon County.

Justice Scalia Dies at 79; Obama to Nominate Successor

Justice Scalia Dies at 79; Obama to Nominate Successor

Antonin Scalia, the influential conservative and most provocative member of the Supreme Court, has died. He was 79. The U.S. Marshals Service in Washington confirmed Scalia's death at a private residence in the...

2 Civilians, Firefighter Hurt in Auto Body Fire

2 Civilians, Firefighter Hurt in Auto Body Fire

A firefighter was taken to Temple University Hospital early afternoon on Saturday after responding to a fire at an auto body shop.

Philly Journalist, Founder of PABJ, NABJ Acel Moore Dies

Philly Journalist, Founder of PABJ, NABJ Acel Moore Dies

Acel Moore, a former reporter and columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer who mentored scores of aspiring journalists and helped found local and national organizations that advocate for African-American...

'Siberian Express' for Valentine's Weekend

'Siberian Express' for Valentine's Weekend

We're in for bitter cold and then more snow.