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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HS Football Player Dies During Training Workout

HS Football Player Dies During Training Workout

Friends and family are mourning a local high school football player who collapsed and died during a training workout Saturday morning.

2nd Shooting Hours After 1st at Delaware State

2nd Shooting Hours After 1st at Delaware State

A second shooting at Delaware State University in Kent County just hours after a gunman opened fire during an on-campus event shut down the campus to visitors Sunday morning.

Girl Critical After Being Mauled by Dog

Girl Critical After Being Mauled by Dog

A young girl is in the hospital after she was mauled by a family dog Saturday.

Man Pees in Front of Girl After Luring Attempt: Cops

Man Pees in Front of Girl After Luring Attempt: Cops

A man is now in custody after he allegedly tried to lure a young girl, exposed himself and urinated in front of her and then crashed several times after fleeing the scene in Bensalem Township.

Arrest Made in Love Triangle Hit-and-Run

Arrest Made in Love Triangle Hit-and-Run

An arrest has been made in an intentional hit-and-run that left a young Philadelphia woman without a leg and ultimately, without a home Friday, according to officials.

Family Wins Back Gold Coins Possibly Worth $80M

Family Wins Back Gold Coins Possibly Worth $80M

A family was awarded the rights to 10 rare gold coins possibly worth $80 million or more on Friday after a U.S. appeals court overturned a jury verdict.