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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Skakel's Defense to File Motion to Suppress Audio Evidence

Skakel's Defense to File Motion to Suppress Audio Evidence

Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel will appear in Stamford Superior Court on Wednesday to face the state's appeal of a ruling nearly a year ago that allowed his release from prison, pending a new trial in the case of...

Teen Accused in Fatal School Stabbing Due in Court

Teen Accused in Fatal School Stabbing Due in Court

A Connecticut teen accused of stabbing his classmate to death at a Milford high school hours before the prom is due in court on Wednesday.

Woman Accused of Stabbing Elderly Man in Waterford

Woman Accused of Stabbing Elderly Man in Waterford

Waterford police have arrested a 40-year-old New London woman who is accused of stabbing an elderly man in the head in Waterford.

Scott Gellatly to Appear in Court

Scott Gellatly to Appear in Court

Scott Gellatly is scheduled to appear in court Wednesday.

Police Investigate Sex Assault at Southington Motel 6

Police Investigate Sex Assault at Southington Motel 6

Police are investigating a sexual assault at a Motel 6 in Southington early Wednesday morning.

Three-Vehicle Crash Slows Traffic on I-84 in Hartford

Three-Vehicle Crash Slows Traffic on I-84 in Hartford

Traffic is backed up for 6.4 miles on Interstate 84 East following a three-vehicle crash in Hartford.