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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Dangerous Wind Chills, Then More Snow

Dangerous Wind Chills, Then More Snow

Wind chill advisories and winter storm watches have been issued for most of the state ahead of dangerous cold and up to another foot of snow that's expected to blanket the state Monday.

Shelters Packed in Cold Snap

Shelters Packed in Cold Snap

It may be a sunny day that's bright enough to wear sunglasses, but it's far from summer as biting cold temperatures slam Connecticut on Saturday following light snow the day before and a blizzard earlier in the...

2 Dead in Apartment Fire at East Brooklyn Mill Site

2 Dead in Apartment Fire at East Brooklyn Mill Site

Two people may be unaccounted for after fire tore through the old Tiffany Mill site in East Brooklyn on Friday afternoon, ravaging seven apartments and forcing nearly a dozen residents from their homes...

Plainville Cop Killer Could Have Parole Rescinded

Plainville Cop Killer Could Have Parole Rescinded

After 25 years behind bars, the man who “emptied his gun” into a Plainville police officer has been getting ready to go free – but that decision could soon be reversed.

2M Vehicles Recalled a 2nd Time for Faulty Air Bags

2M Vehicles Recalled a 2nd Time for Faulty Air Bags

More than 2 million Toyota, Chrysler and Honda vehicles are being recalled for faulty air bags that may inflate while the car is running. The recall includes some Acura MDX, Dodge Viper, Jeep Grand Cherokee...

Southington Sex Offender Arrested on Child Porn Charges

Southington Sex Offender Arrested on Child Porn Charges

A 45-year-old convicted sex offender from Southington is facing new charges after investigators found child pornography on his computer, according to police.