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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Police Arrest Man Accused of Assaulting Woman in Home

Police Arrest Man Accused of Assaulting Woman in Home

West Haven police have arrested the man accused of seriously assaulting a woman in her own home Wednesday afternoon.

Music Teacher Inappropriately Touched Young Students: Police

Music Teacher Inappropriately Touched Young Students: Police

A 68-year-old music teacher from Monroe is facing charges after reportedly touching young students inappropriately, police said.

Teen Runs Across Shoreline for Cancer

Teen Runs Across Shoreline for Cancer

A senior at Suffield High School is challenging himself to run the entire Connecticut shoreline in just five days.

Cromwell Man Accused of Selling $5 Million in Fake Diplomas

Cromwell Man Accused of Selling $5 Million in Fake Diplomas

A Cromwell man is facing federal charges, accused of selling $5 million worth of fake diplomas around the world.

Cities and Towns Receive $4 Million to Clean Up Blight

Cities and Towns Receive $4 Million to Clean Up Blight

Nearly $4 million in state grant money will be distributed among two dozen Connecticut communities to fix up blighted properties.

East Haven Police Seek to Begin Using Body Cameras

East Haven Police Seek to Begin Using Body Cameras

East Haven police officers may soon have another piece of equipment to wear while they're on the job: body cameras.