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

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 Thursday.

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Fire Department Responding to Avon Fire

Fire Department Responding to Avon Fire

The fire department is on the scene of a fire in Avon, police confirmed.

Snow Closes Schools, Knocks Out Power

Snow Closes Schools, Knocks Out Power

Power is out for more than 54,000 homes and businesses and hundreds of schools are closed on Friday as Connecticut deals the first snowstorm of February.

Newington Supt. Defends Decision to Keep Schools Open

Newington Supt. Defends Decision to Keep Schools Open

While many schools across Connecticut are closed because of snow, Newington schools are open today and several parents and students are not happy about it.

Warren Man Convicted in 2012 Drug-Related Murder Trial

Warren Man Convicted in 2012 Drug-Related Murder Trial

A Warren man has been convicted of all nine counts, including felony murder, related to a home invasion turn murder in 2012.

GOP Candidates Set to Debate in New Hampshire

GOP Candidates Set to Debate in New Hampshire

An aggrieved Donald Trump returns to the debate stage Saturday night hoping to find his way into the winner's circle in New Hampshire, while a rising Marco Rubio looks to fend off an onslaught of attacks...

Some Connecticut Public Housing Families Make Over $100k

Some Connecticut Public Housing Families Make Over $100k

Connecticut has 144 families living in federally-funded public housing with salaries higher than the income limit for public housing.