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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High Winds Knock Down Trees, Cause Power Outages

High Winds Knock Down Trees, Cause Power Outages

High winds have been causing power outages in southeastern Connecticut Wednesday evening.

Crews Respond to Gas Main Fire in Wethersfield

Crews Respond to Gas Main Fire in Wethersfield

Police and fire crews have responded to what police say is a gas main fire in Wethersfield.

West Haven Family Quarantined After Return from West Africa

West Haven Family Quarantined After Return from West Africa

A family of six from West Haven has been quarantined after returning from West Africa, according to Mayor Edward O’Brien. They do not have any symptoms, the mayor said.

Physician Accused of Sexually Assaulting Patient

Physician Accused of Sexually Assaulting Patient

Police arrested a New London physician Wednesday who has been accused of sexually assaulting a patient, police said.

Ex-Bank Employee Stole $100,000 from Customers: Officials

Ex-Bank Employee Stole $100,000 from Customers: Officials

A former employee of a Newington bank has been arrested on federal charges, accused of stealing more than $100,000 from bank customers and diverting bank statements.

Downed Wires Cause Hartford Road Closure

Downed Wires Cause Hartford Road Closure

Police have responded to the area of 595 Broad View Terrace due to downed wires and are closing the road there.