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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Death of Simsbury Woman Ruled a Homicide

Death of Simsbury Woman Ruled a Homicide

The untimely death of a female insurance company executive found injured alongside Iron Horse Boulevard in Simsbury has been ruled a homicide, according to the state medical examiner's office.

Suspect Injures Cops, Rams Them With Stolen Car: Police

Suspect Injures Cops, Rams Them With Stolen Car: Police

Two police officers were injured when the fleeing driver of a stolen car attacked them and then hit them with the vehicle in an effort to escape, police said.

Hamden Crash Knocks Down Wires

Hamden Crash Knocks Down Wires

Whitney Avenue in Hamden is shut down after a crash knocked electrical wires onto the road Saturday morning.

Crash Closes Berlin Turnpike Southbound Side

Crash Closes Berlin Turnpike Southbound Side

The Berlin Turnpike is closed in Newington due to a car crash.

1-Alarm Fire in Bridgeport

1-Alarm Fire in Bridgeport

Crews in Bridgeport knocked down a one alarm fire on Stratford Avenue Saturday afternoon.

Bill Cosby's Foxwoods Comedy Club Appearance Postponed

Bill Cosby's Foxwoods Comedy Club Appearance Postponed

The comedy club at Foxwoods Resort Casino has postponed Bill Cosby's upcoming show scheduled for Jan. 31, 2015.