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 Thursday.

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Search Ends for Night With No Sign of 7-Month-Old

Search Ends for Night With No Sign of 7-Month-Old

Police have ended their initial search for the body of a 7-month-old who may have plunged into the Connecticut River when his suicidal father jumped off the Arrigoni Bridge in Middletown late Sunday night.

Porta-Potty Worker Charged in Sex Assault of Woman on Avon Trail

Porta-Potty Worker Charged in Sex Assault of Woman on Avon Trail

The 29-year-old man accused of sexually assaulting a woman on a running trail in Avon last week was working there for a portable toilet company the day of the attack, according to the Town Manager Brandon...

Silver Alert Issued for Infant Missing From Hartford Since July 4

Silver Alert Issued for Infant Missing From Hartford Since July 4

Police have issued a Silver Alert for a baby girl who has been missing from Hartford since the Fourth of July.

Friends, Family Hold Out Hope for Baby Missing in River

Friends, Family Hold Out Hope for Baby Missing in River

As the light faded and police called off their initial search for a 7-month-old who they believe plunged into the Connecticut River with his suicidal father, friends and family gathered at the Middletown...

Cosby Said He Got Drugs to Give to Women for Sex: Docs

Cosby Said He Got Drugs to Give to Women for Sex: Docs

Bill Cosby admitted in a 2005 deposition that he obtained Quaaludes with the intent of giving them to young women he wanted to have sex with, according to documents obtained Monday by The Associated Press.

Community Remembers Trumbull Native Killed on D.C. Metro

Community Remembers Trumbull Native Killed on D.C. Metro

Community members are mourning the death of a Trumbull native and former intern for Connecticut Congressman Jim Himes who was stabbed and killed on the Metro in Washington, D.C. over the holiday weekend.