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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Crews Battle Two-Alarm Fire in New Haven

Crews Battle Two-Alarm Fire in New Haven

The New Haven fire department is on scene at a 2-alarm fire on Connecticut Avenue.

Juvenile Injured in Hit and Run Accident

Juvenile Injured in Hit and Run Accident

Plymouth police are investigating after a hit and run left a juvenile with serious injuries Saturday.

I-91 North Reopens After Fatal Crash in Wethersfield

I-91 North Reopens After Fatal Crash in Wethersfield

I-91 northbound in Wethersfield has been closed for several hours following an accident near Exit 24.

Driver Killed in Fiery Crash at McDonald's

Driver Killed in Fiery Crash at McDonald's

A driver died after his car caught fire following a car accident in the Cromwell McDonald's parking lot Saturday morning.

Doctor With Ebola Receives Blood Donation from Writebol

Doctor With Ebola Receives Blood Donation from Writebol

Dr. Craig Spencer, the physician being treated for Ebola at Bellevue Hospital, has entered the next phase of the illness: the onset of gastrointestinal symptoms, health officials said Saturday evening. To combat

Driver Arrested in Norwalk Fatal Crash

Driver Arrested in Norwalk Fatal Crash

Police have arrested the driver who struck pedestrians, killing one, in a hit-and-run crash Friday night in Norwalk, police said.