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 Search for Intruders After Columbia Home Invasion

Police Search for Intruders After Columbia Home Invasion

Police are investigating a violent home invasion in Columbia and they are searching for the intruders.

Car Crashes at Shelton Gas Station

Car Crashes at Shelton Gas Station

The BP gas station at 198 Leavenworth Road in Shelton is closed on Thursday after a car crashed into the gas pumps around 9 p.m. on Wednesday.

Storms Bring Rain, Lightning to Parts of State

Storms Bring Rain, Lightning to Parts of State

Severe thunderstorm warnings and watches were issued Wednesday night as storms moved in from the west, bringing rain, gusty winds and lots of lightning.

Man Charged in 1995 Murders of Daughter, Wife

Man Charged in 1995 Murders of Daughter, Wife

Almost 20 years after the body of a 17-year-old girl was discovered behind a shopping plaza in New Britain, police have identified her and charged her father with murdering the teen and her mother.

Grandmother Left Child Alone in Car: Police

Grandmother Left Child Alone in Car: Police

A Stratford grandmother was charged with leaving her grandchild alone in a car on Wednesday.

Equipment at Local Fire Departments Pulled After Nationwide Recall

Equipment at Local Fire Departments Pulled After Nationwide Recall

Several fire departments across Connecticut have taken some of their trucks out of service because of a nationside recall issued after an accident in Georgia.