After 16 days, the partial government shutdown is finally over. Look back at the 17 other times our country has closed its doors.
The shutdown that ended Thursday is the 18th time the government has shut down and the third-longest shutdown on record so far. Here's what caused the other shutdowns and how they turned out, according to the Washington Post, Annenberg School and ABC News.
Today: Noticeably cooler with some sunshine giving way to clouds. High: 66
Tonight: Mostly cloudy and increasingly windy with rain arriving around/just after midnight, becoming heavy late. Low: 44
UPDATE: A missing 7-year-old boy from Chestnuthill Township, missing since Saturday evening, has been found.
More than 100 firefighters spent Saturday night battling a massive brush fire on Blue Mountain in Carbon and Lehigh Counties.
Police say Jamie Lynn Kotas, an 18-year-old Exeter Township woman, was killed in an Oley Township crash late Friday night.
On Syria's Independence Day, dozens came out to see their home country's flag raised alongside of the American flag at the Whitehall Township Municipal Building.
Cumru Township Police say they are investigating a dead body found floating in the Schuylkill River Saturday afternoon.
The sudden death of 14-year-old David Sostre has had a devastating impact on his friends, family and community.
The Tuskegee Airmen made history during World War II, and sparked the blockbuster movie "Red Tails." On Saturday, a surviving member visited Bethlehem to share his story.
Business, labor and community leaders all came together to bring more jobs to Easton.
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Here is a list of some of the notable public figures, athletes, musicians and actors we've lost in 2015.
The American Revolutionary War breaks out, the Soviet Union launches the first space station, the Waco siege ends in a deadly blaze, and homegrown terrorists strike Oklahoma City, all on this day.
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