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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Waterbury Remembers Clerk Fatally Shot During Robbery

Waterbury Remembers Clerk Fatally Shot During Robbery

Community members lit candles outside Bucks Hill Market in Waterbury Wednesday night to remember the 61-year-old store clerk fatally shot during an armed robbery last week.

Reward for Information in 2001 Missing Girl Case

Reward for Information in 2001 Missing Girl Case

Bridgeport police are asking for help as they investigate a 2001 missing person case of Bianca Lebron.

Body of Missing Boater Found Near Fisher's Island: Family

Body of Missing Boater Found Near Fisher's Island: Family

The body of a fisherman lost at sea earlier this summer has been found just north of Fishers Island, according to the victim’s son.

LED Lights to Make New Haven a Safer City

LED Lights to Make New Haven a Safer City

New Haven is hoping its bright idea pays off – the city is replacing its street lights with LED buNew Haven is hoping its bright idea pays off – the city is replacing its street lights with LED bulbs.lbs.

Deli Owner Offered Teen Money, Candy for Nude Photo: Cops

Deli Owner Offered Teen Money, Candy for Nude Photo: Cops

A Newington deli owner has been arrested, accused of offering a teenage boy candy and money in exchange for a photo of his genitals, as well as having sexual conversations with several other teenage customers.

Man Assaults Ex-Wife Who Threw Out His Beer: Police

Man Assaults Ex-Wife Who Threw Out His Beer: Police

A Bridgpeort man is charged with assaulting his ex-wife after she threw away his beer, according to police.