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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Parched Calif. Sets Mandatory Water Restrictions

Parched Calif. Sets Mandatory Water Restrictions

For the first time in state history, cities and towns across California must implement mandatory restrictions to reduce water use during the fourth consecutive year of drought under an executive order announced...

Video: Taxi Driver Assaulted With Padlock Outside SF BART

Video: Taxi Driver Assaulted With Padlock Outside SF BART

Police are looking for a male suspect who assaulted a taxi driver with a padlock early Tuesday morning outside San Francisco's Civic Center BART station, a police spokeswoman said Wednesday.

2 Flights Return to SFO After Reports of Smoke, Sick Attendant

2 Flights Return to SFO After Reports of Smoke, Sick Attendant

Two flights returned back to San Francisco International Airport shortly after taking off Wednesday, an airport duty manager said

5th San Jose Airport Security Breach in Less Than a Year

5th San Jose Airport Security Breach in Less Than a Year

San Jose police on Wednesday identified the woman they arrested in connection with scaling a fence at Mineta San Jose International Airport , a young woman who turned 20 last week and who her uncle said had just...

Sen. Menendez "Outraged" by Indictment on Corruption Charges

Sen. Menendez "Outraged" by Indictment on Corruption Charges

U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez of New Jersey has been indicted on federal corruption charges in connection with an ongoing investigation into his business dealings with a Florida doctor, authorities said Wednesday....

Student Suicides Prompt Palo Alto Schools to Hire More Counselors

Student Suicides Prompt Palo Alto Schools to Hire More Counselors

The Palo Alto Unified School District Board of Education will allocate funds to hire more therapists, a decision prompted after seven students have taken their own lives this year.