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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Ex-Manager of Famed Diner Sentenced for Murder Plot

Ex-Manager of Famed Diner Sentenced for Murder Plot

A judge on Friday ruled that a former manager of a famous New Jersey diner who is charged with a murder-for-hire plot can remain out on bail. The ruling by state Superior Court Judge Donald Volkert denied a...

WATCH: Man Buys iPhone 6, Drops It on Sidewalk

WATCH: Man Buys iPhone 6, Drops It on Sidewalk

Jack Cooksey, 18, was the first person to leave the Perth, Australia Apple store with an iPhone 6. He then promptly dropped it.

Suspects Wanted in Brawl, Robbery Outside Wawa

Suspects Wanted in Brawl, Robbery Outside Wawa

Police are looking for five people -- three women and two men -- in connection with an altercation and robbery outside an East Mount Airy Wawa convenience store.

Residents of Accused Shooter's Hometown Asked to Stay Inside

Residents of Accused Shooter's Hometown Asked to Stay Inside

Residents of Price and Barrett Townships have been ordered by police to stay inside while authorities continue to search for the man wanted for shooting and killing a state trooper.

Victims in Gay Couple Assault Threw First Punch?

Victims in Gay Couple Assault Threw First Punch?

An attorney for the persons of interest in the brutal assault of a gay couple in Center City Thursday said the victims instigated the attack when they threw the first punch.

Boat Crashes on Delaware River

Boat Crashes on Delaware River

Two men were hospitalized after they crashed a boat along the Delaware River just after midnight Saturday.