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

Friday, Oct 18, 2013 at 07:14 AM EDT

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 11:55 PM EDT

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 08:23 AM EDT

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 11:40 PM EDT

Billions in New Spending Added to Debt Bill

Thursday, Oct 17, 2013 at 04:39 PM EDT

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 01:12 PM EDT

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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Residents Outraged Over Proposed CL&P Rate Hike

Residents Outraged Over Proposed CL&P Rate Hike

Customers lashed out at CL&P's proposal to increase electric rates on Wednesday during the first of three public hearings on the issue.

Protesters March on Police Dept. After Teen Shot With Taser

Protesters March on Police Dept. After Teen Shot With Taser

Community activists are protesting the arrest of a Hartford teen who police shot with a Taser last week and demanding that the officer be charged instead.

72-Year-Old Man Falls From Ladder, Suffers Serious Injuries

72-Year-Old Man Falls From Ladder, Suffers Serious Injuries

A 72-year-old North Haven resident sustained life-threatening injuries when he fell from a 22-foot ladder at his home Wednesday afternoon, according to police.

Malloy, Foley Square Off in First Debate of Election

Malloy, Foley Square Off in First Debate of Election

The rematch between Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and his 2010 Republican rival, Greenwich businessman Tom Foley, officiallly got underway Wednesday evening with the first gubernatorial debate of...

School Bus Driver Was Drunk While Dropping Off Students

School Bus Driver Was Drunk While Dropping Off Students

A school bus driver was drunk, with a blood alcohol content three times the legal limit, when she dropped students off at the Irving A. Robbins Middle School in Farmington on Wednesday morning, according...

Stamford Cab Driver Found Stabbed to Death

Stamford Cab Driver Found Stabbed to Death

A taxi driver was found dead outside a cab in Stamford this morning after he was stabbed at least 15 times, according to police.