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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One Dead After House Fire in Woodstock

One Dead After House Fire in Woodstock

One person is dead after a house fire in Woodstock.

How the Grinch Almost Stole Christmas in New Haven

How the Grinch Almost Stole Christmas in New Haven

This is the story of how Grinches almost stole Christmas. Thieves took hundreds of toys collected for children in New Haven.

Students Raise $4,000 for Fire Victims at Performance

Students Raise $4,000 for Fire Victims at Performance

At least 100 Enfield students sparkled with song and theater Sunday as they performed to raise money for survivors of a deadly fire on South River Street in Enfield that killed four.

Girl, 9, Hospitalized After Getting Hit By Car Near Mall

Girl, 9, Hospitalized After Getting Hit By Car Near Mall

A sport utility vehicle struck and injured a 9-year-old Waterbury girl Saturday, hospitalizing her, according to police.

NYPD Ambush Killer: “Watch What I’m Going to Do"

NYPD Ambush Killer: “Watch What I’m Going to Do"

Moments before he fatally shot two police offices at point-blank range, Ismaaiyl Brinsley told a couple of passersby: "Watch what I'm going to do." NYPD Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce mentioned that encounter...

Hartford Peace Activist Speaks Out Against Murder of NYPD Officers

Hartford Peace Activist Speaks Out Against Murder of NYPD Officers

The leader of a local group associated with some of the recent protests against the use of deadly force in the deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown is publicly condemning Ismaaiyl Brinsley's actions killing...