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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Teenager Shot Dead In New Haven

Teenager Shot Dead In New Haven

One teenager is dead and another young man is in the hospital after a double shooting in New Haven.

Forest Fire Danger High in Connecticut

Forest Fire Danger High in Connecticut

Open burning is forbidden, even with permits, on Sunday because the forest fire danger is high in Connecticut.

Bus Carrying UConn Students Catches Fire on Mass. Highway

Bus Carrying UConn Students Catches Fire on Mass. Highway

One of four chartered buses taking UConn students to Boston caught fire on a ramp to the Massachusetts Turnpike in Sturbridge, Massachusetts on Saturday in an incident passengers described as "terrifying." There...

New Hartford Brush Fire Spans 10-12 Acres

New Hartford Brush Fire Spans 10-12 Acres

A brush fire broke out in New Hartford Saturday afternoon in Nepaug State Forest.

Man Stabbed Outside of Music Lady Café

Man Stabbed Outside of Music Lady Café

A 43-year-old Versailles, Connecticut man was stabbed in Plainfield early Saturday morning.

Brush Fire Threatens Homes in Southern California

Brush Fire Threatens Homes in Southern California

Evacuation orders were lifted Sunday as hundreds of firefighters battled a raging brush fire threatening 200 homes near the Prado Dam area of Chino, California, fire officials said.