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 Showers Expected Ahead of Warm Streak

Snow Showers Expected Ahead of Warm Streak

Even though Connecticut is in for a run of warm weather this week, snow is still in the forecast for the Monday morning commute.

Woman Killed By Train in Fairfield

Woman Killed By Train in Fairfield

A person was killed by a train in Fairfield on Sunday, disrupting train service, according to police.

Neighbor Helps Rescue Girl, 7, From Fire

Neighbor Helps Rescue Girl, 7, From Fire

A neighbor helped rescue a young girl from a fire that ripped through an East Hartford home early Sunday morning, hospitalizing four..

Coyote Attacks Dog in Ansonia

Coyote Attacks Dog in Ansonia

A coyote attacked a dog on Park Place in Ansonia, according to the Ansonia Animal Shelter.

NYC Officials Believe Missing Bodies Found in Building Explosion Rubble

NYC Officials Believe Missing Bodies Found in Building Explosion Rubble

Search and rescue workers sifting through mounds of rubble Sunday found two bodies believed to be those of the men missing since the explosion and fire that razed three East Village buildings last week. FDNY...

Firefighter Injured, House Destroyed in One of Two Waterbury Fires

Firefighter Injured, House Destroyed in One of Two Waterbury Fires

Firefighters responded to two separate fires in Waterbury Sunday afternoon.