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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

Billions in New Spending Added to Debt Bill

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Officials Declare State of Emergency Due to Warehouse Fire

Officials Declare State of Emergency Due to Warehouse Fire

Oakland officials on Tuesday have declared a local state of emergency due to a deadly warehouse fire that killed dozens of people.

Oakland Warehouse Blaze: Faces of the Victims

Oakland Warehouse Blaze: Faces of the Victims

They were artists, musicians, students and teachers, as young as 17 and most with long lives ahead of them. But those lives, at least 36, were cut short when an Oakland warehouse-turned-residence went up in...

9 More Victims Identified in Deadly Oakland Warehouse Fire

9 More Victims Identified in Deadly Oakland Warehouse Fire

The Alameda County Coroner’s Bureau late Tuesday night positively identified nine more victims of the Oakland warehouse fire.

Rain On Its Way Back to the Bay Area as Storm Rolls In

Rain On Its Way Back to the Bay Area as Storm Rolls In

Rain is on the way back to the Bay Area this week, and that may mean a bit of relief from the cold, forecasters say.

97 Killed in Indonesia's Aceh Earthquake: Officials

97 Killed in Indonesia's Aceh Earthquake: Officials

A strong earthquake rocked Indonesia's Aceh province early on Wednesday, killing nearly 100 people and sparking a frantic rescue effort in the rubble of dozens of collapsed and damaged buildings. Maj. Gen....

Oakland Leaders Call For Probe Into Illegal Live-Work Spaces

Oakland Leaders Call For Probe Into Illegal Live-Work Spaces

Oakland city leaders on Tuesday called for an independent investigation and pledged immediate action regarding other buildings throughout the city that are similar to the so-called Ghost Ship warehouse, where at...