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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Human Remains Found Near Vernon Center Middle School

Human Remains Found Near Vernon Center Middle School

Human remains have been found in an area adjacent to Vernon Center Middle School in Vernon, a mile from where a woman's skull was found a year and a half ago.

Police Respond to Crash in Orange

Police Respond to Crash in Orange

Police are responding to a car crash in the area of 115 Boston Post Road in Orange, which is listed online as a Shell gas station.

Police Shut Down Simsbury Meth Lab

Police Shut Down Simsbury Meth Lab

Police have arrested a Simsbury man accused of running a meth lab at his home.

2 Cases of Viral Meningitis Reported at Wilton High School

2 Cases of Viral Meningitis Reported at Wilton High School

Administrators at Wilton High School sent a letter to parents after two cases of viral meningitis were reported at the school, according to Prinicpal Bob O'Donnell.

DNA Samples Taken from Families of 2 Missing New Haven Women

DNA Samples Taken from Families of 2 Missing New Haven Women

Family members of two women reported missing from New Haven around 10 years ago have submitted DNA samples as police try to identify human remains found in Vernon last year.

2 Arrested in 6 Willimantic Armed Robberies

2 Arrested in 6 Willimantic Armed Robberies

Two men have been charged in armed robberies across Willimantic, and police say they were caught red-handed while targeting a gas station this morning.