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. The country's...

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Record Cold Likely, Snow Moving in Sunday

Record Cold Likely, Snow Moving in Sunday

We'll see record cold overnight into Saturday, and snow beginning Sunday evening will bring up to 6 inches to the state.

One Dead After Middletown Fire

One Dead After Middletown Fire

One woman has died and another is in the hospital after an early morning house fire Middletown.

Wesleyan Student Will Survive OD "Against All Odds": Family

Wesleyan Student Will Survive OD "Against All Odds": Family

A Wesleyan University student who remains hospitalized nearly a week after overdosing on MDMA, or "Molly," is slowly recovering, according to a statement from family members.

Body of German Shepherd Found in North Stonington

Body of German Shepherd Found in North Stonington

Police are investigating after the body of a German Shepherd was found near a lake in North Stonington, according to town officials.

West Hartford Smash-and-Grab Part of 6-State Robbery Spree

West Hartford Smash-and-Grab Part of 6-State Robbery Spree

Six people are facing federal charges after stealing Rolex watches worth $250,000 from the Lux Bond & Green store in West Hartford, and authorities have linked them to a group of thieves behind jewelry store...

54-Year-Old Man Hit by Car While Crossing Street in Seymour

54-Year-Old Man Hit by Car While Crossing Street in Seymour

A 54-year-old man was seriously hurt when he was struck by a car while crossing the street in Seymour on Friday evening, according to police.