Coverage of the stalemate in Congress that forced the U.S. government to a standstill

Friday, Oct 18, 2013 at 03:20 PM PDT

Alcatraz Cruises Loses $3M, Thanks to Gov't Shutdown

Alcatraz Cruises Loses $3M, Thanks to Gov't Shutdown

During the nearly 17 days Alcatraz Island was closed to the public, $3 million in tickets had to be refunded or rescheduled.

Friday, Oct 18, 2013 at 04:14 AM PDT

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 08:55 PM PDT

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 05:23 AM PDT

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 08:40 PM PDT

Billions in New Spending Added to Debt Bill

Thursday, Oct 17, 2013 at 06:43 PM PDT

Oldest U.S. Park Ranger "Delighted" Furlough Over

Oldest U.S. Park Ranger "Delighted" Furlough Over

The nation's oldest U.S. park ranger said she was "absolutely delighted" to return to work after being furloughed during the government shutdown.

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Warriors Advance to NBA Finals

Warriors Advance to NBA Finals

The Golden State Warriors advanced to the NBA Finals for the first time since 1975 with a series-clinching win over the Houston Rockets Wednesday night at Oracle Arena in Oakland.

McDonald Arrested For Violating Restraining Order

McDonald Arrested For Violating Restraining Order

The California Highway Patrol has released audio from the 911 call that led to the arrest of ex-San Francisco 49ers defensive end Ray McDonald on suspicion of child endangerment and domestic violence.

Gas Station Hostage Situation Ends Peacefully

Gas Station Hostage Situation Ends Peacefully

SWAT teams officers handcuffed a suspected hostage taker outside a Bay Area gas station on Wednesday after he reportedly took two hostages.

Pit Bull Plays Hero in Antioch Hostage Situation

Pit Bull Plays Hero in Antioch Hostage Situation

An unlikely hero emerged during Wednesday’s hostage situation in Antioch: Two witnesses tell NBC Bay Area, if it wasn't for their dog, Cash, things may have turned out differently.

"Eagle" Fire Near Gilroy Golf Course Contained

"Eagle" Fire Near Gilroy Golf Course Contained

A two-alarm grass fire that burned about 7 to 8 acres near the Eagle Ridge Golf Course in Gilroy Wednesday afternoon is fully contained, a fire division chief said.

Another Dead Whale Washes Up at Point Reyes Seashore

Another Dead Whale Washes Up at Point Reyes Seashore

A dead whale washed up on a Point Reyes National Seashore beach this week is the latest of many reported in Northern California this spring, but experts said Wednesday that the influx is probably caused more by...