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.

Top Stories
Winter Weather Could Make for Messy Morning Travel

Winter Weather Could Make for Messy Morning Travel

Winter weather spanning most of the state has caused countless crashes on Connecticut roads and thousands of power outages on what's typically one of the busiest travel days of the year.

Hartford Keeping the Holiday Alive for Families Affected by Fire

Hartford Keeping the Holiday Alive for Families Affected by Fire

Although two families lost their homes when flames spread through a Hartford house on Thanksgiving eve, the city is finding ways to help keep their holiday traditions alive.

Heavy Snow Across Litchfield Hills

Heavy Snow Across Litchfield Hills

Cities and towns across the Litchfield Hills found themselves with a Thanksgiving Eve snow day. As it packed the ground and piled up high in Colebrook, neighbors saw 10 inches of snow with flakes continuing...

Slushy Conditions Raise Concerns About Icy Roads in Waterbury

Slushy Conditions Raise Concerns About Icy Roads in Waterbury

The city of Waterbury is most concerned about ice on Thanksgiving after a day of sleet, snow and rain on Wednesday.

Family Calls on Disney to Add Characters with Disabilities

Family Calls on Disney to Add Characters with Disabilities

A San Francisco family traveled to Disney's Southern California Headquarters Wednesday to deliver a petition with more than 75,000 signatures calling on Disney to create characters with Down syndrome and...

Manchester Road Race to Be Held as Scheduled

Manchester Road Race to Be Held as Scheduled

Despite the snow, the Manchester Road Race is a go for Thanksgiving Day.