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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Snow to Make Travel Messy on Wednesday

Snow to Make Travel Messy on Wednesday

A storm moving this way could bring six inches of snow or more to parts of the state on the busiest travel day of the year.

Fire Marshal Impaired at Scene Suspended Without Pay: Report

Fire Marshal Impaired at Scene Suspended Without Pay: Report

A fire marshal in Cromwell is on unpaid suspension after allegedly showing up to a fire scene impaired on Halloween night, according to reports from the town fire and police departments.

Police Encourage Safety Precautions in Wake of Simsbury Homicide

Police Encourage Safety Precautions in Wake of Simsbury Homicide

Police are encouraging Simsbury residents to "continue with general, day-to-day safety precautions" as they work to identify the person who killed a local insurance executive and mother last week.

Sandy Hook Dad Dedicates Album to Daughter's "Beautiful Life"

Sandy Hook Dad Dedicates Album to Daughter's "Beautiful Life"

Six-year-old Ana Grace Marquez-Greene is the inspiration behind a new jazz CD entitled "Beautiful Life."

Missing Southington Man Considered Endangered

Missing Southington Man Considered Endangered

Police have issued a Silver Alert for 48-year-old Charles "Chuck" Bridda, who was last seen leaving a home in Southington on Sunday and is considered endangered.

Torrington Teen Charged in Mom's Murder to Face Judge Tuesday

Torrington Teen Charged in Mom's Murder to Face Judge Tuesday

The Torrington teen accused of killing his mother at their home on Forest Street earlier this month has been extradited to Connecticut following his arrest in New York and will face a judge on murder charges...