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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Street Race May Be to Blame For Pedestrian Death

Street Race May Be to Blame For Pedestrian Death

The drivers of two cars that might have been racing in East San Jose were taken into custody Monday afternoon following a fatal collision with a female pedestrian who was pinned against a tree, San Jose...

Pilot Ditches Plane Over Pacific, Rescued By Ship

Pilot Ditches Plane Over Pacific, Rescued By Ship

The pilot of a single-engine airplane from Tracy ran out of gas over the Pacific Ocean on his way to Hawaii, but he was able to ditch the plane in the water and then a cruise ship came to his rescue.

SJ BART Construction to Close Down Lundy Ave. For 9 Months

SJ BART Construction to Close Down Lundy Ave. For 9 Months

A major thoroughfare in San Jose will be closed for a majority of this year so crews can finish the Berryessa BART station.

Measles Patient May Have Exposed Hundreds to Virus

Measles Patient May Have Exposed Hundreds to Virus

Santa Clara County health officials say a person infected with measles might have exposed hundreds of people as he or she visited big box stores and a restaurant during the contagious stage.

"Extremely Dangerous" Blizzard Pounds Northeast

"Extremely Dangerous" Blizzard Pounds Northeast

The busy Northeast corridor was in line for a winter wallop that was predicted to bring up to 2 to 3 feet of snow from northern New Jersey to Maine.

Firefighters Contain 6-Alarm Fire in Pacifica

Firefighters Contain 6-Alarm Fire in Pacifica

A growing grass fire in a Pacifica canyon early Monday morning prompted evacuations and kept several people shut away in their homes as firefighters battled the blaze.