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 Thursday.

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Woman Hopes Selfies Will Lead to Missing Phone

Woman Hopes Selfies Will Lead to Missing Phone

A Farmington woman was shocked to see photos of strangers show up in her Dropbox account and hopes police can use them to track down the people who got a hold of her missing phone.

"Gypsies" Arrested Over Shoddy, Unlicensed Home Repairs: Police

"Gypsies" Arrested Over Shoddy, Unlicensed Home Repairs: Police

A couple who described themselves as "Gypsies" have been accused of making shoddy and illegal repairs on the homes of two elderly women and taking tens of thousands of dollars from them, according to police...

Man Sexually Assaulted Teen He Met Through Craigslist: Cops

Man Sexually Assaulted Teen He Met Through Craigslist: Cops

West Hartford police have arrested a 20-year-old man accused of sexually assaulting a teen he met on Craigslist, then convincing the teen to give him money and jewelry in exchange for his silence.

U.S. Officials, Metro-North Agree on Safety Equipment Loan

U.S. Officials, Metro-North Agree on Safety Equipment Loan

Federal transportation officials and the Metropolitan Transportation Agency have agreed on a nearly $1 billion federal loan to install technology that could slow trains when necessary on the Metro-North Railroad...

The Tom Brady Scandal: Texts From "The Deflator"

The Tom Brady Scandal: Texts From "The Deflator"

New England Patriots' locker room staff accused of deliberately releasing air from the Patriots game balls after the footballs were examined by the referee complained about the work and the team's star...

Bristol Landlord Arrested Twice in Two Weeks

Bristol Landlord Arrested Twice in Two Weeks

A Bristol landlord has been arrested for the second time in two weeks after police say he failed to make repairs to properties he owns.