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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Man Tries to Sexually Assault Girl, 9, and Boy, 15: Cops

Man Tries to Sexually Assault Girl, 9, and Boy, 15: Cops

A man tried to force a 9-year-old girl to perform a sexual act on him in New London on Monday, then attempted to sexually assault a 15-year-old boy who intervened when the girl escaped to her home, police said.

President Clinton to Rally Connecticut Democrats

President Clinton to Rally Connecticut Democrats

Former President Bill Clinton is headed to New Haven to help raise money for Democrats.

Crash Partially Closes East Hartford Road

Crash Partially Closes East Hartford Road

Part of Wells Avenue in East Hartford is closed on Tuesday morning after a car hit a pole.

Bobcat Euthanized After Attacking

Bobcat Euthanized After Attacking

A bobcat attacked woman, a family and several dogs in Lebanon over the weekend and has been euthanized, according to Department of Energy and Environmental Protection State Environmental Conservation Police.

High School Mourns Teen Swimming Death

High School Mourns Teen Swimming Death

Rescue crews are looking for a missing man in the water at Bradley Point in West Haven.

Motorcyclist Dies in Chaplin Crash

Motorcyclist Dies in Chaplin Crash

One person died after a motorcycle crash in Chaplin.