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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Fire Damages Old Saybrook Gun Shop

Fire Damages Old Saybrook Gun Shop

A fire broke out at a gun shop in Old Saybrook late Saturday afternoon.

Man Drowns After Bridgeport Bar Fight: Officials

Man Drowns After Bridgeport Bar Fight: Officials

A man drowned in the water behind a restaurant on the Bridgeport/Fairfield line after a fight broke out early morning on Saturday.

Fire Breaks Out At Hamden Multi-Use Building

Fire Breaks Out At Hamden Multi-Use Building

A fire broke out at 56 Benton Street in Hamden Saturday morning, displacing one person.

Man Yelled Anti-Semitic Remarks Near Synagogue

Man Yelled Anti-Semitic Remarks Near Synagogue

Police arrested a man who they witnessed yelling anti-Semitic remarks near a New London synagogue.

Memphis Police Officer Shot and Killed During Traffic Stop

Memphis Police Officer Shot and Killed During Traffic Stop

A Memphis police officer was shot and killed during a traffic stop Saturday evening, and authorities were hunting for the gunman, officials said. Police said the officer was conducting a traffic stop at around 9...

Conservation Group Fears Cecil the Lion's 'Brother' Killed

Conservation Group Fears Cecil the Lion's 'Brother' Killed

The brother of a famed lion that was killed by an American dentist in early July was feared dead after a conservation group said it had been fatally shot. "It is with huge disgust and sadness that we have just...