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

Friday, Oct 18, 2013 at 06:14 AM CDT

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 10:55 PM CDT

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 07:23 AM CDT

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 10:40 PM CDT

Billions in New Spending Added to Debt Bill

Thursday, Oct 17, 2013 at 03:39 PM CDT

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 12:12 PM CDT

Memorials, Museums Reopen After Shutdown

Memorials, Museums Reopen After Shutdown

After the 16-day government shutdown, parks and museums closed during the government shutdown will reopen. All national parks -- from Yosemite to Shenandoah National Park -- will reopen

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Kane's OT Winner Knocks Off Blues

Kane's OT Winner Knocks Off Blues

The Chicago Blackhawks tied things up late in regulation, and Patrick Kane scored in overtime for the winner as they tied their series with the St. Louis Blues at 2-2.

Vandals Target Religious Display in Daley Plaza

Vandals Target Religious Display in Daley Plaza

Police are investigating the destruction of an Easter display in Daley Plaza Tuesday night.

School Reinstates Teacher Accused of Sexual Abuse

School Reinstates Teacher Accused of Sexual Abuse

A teacher accused of sexually abusing a teenage girl in the 1990s is back in the classroom in suburban Buffalo Grove after an internal investigation found no wrongdoing in the school.

Chicago Bears 2014 Schedule Released

Chicago Bears 2014 Schedule Released

The Chicago Bears know who they'll have to go through on the road to a possible Super Bowl.

Report: City Workers' Receiving Free Parking

Report: City Workers' Receiving Free Parking

Some drivers are crying foul after the city's inspector general reveals that some city workers are receiving free parking downtown.