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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Tri-State Braces for Snow, Ice Storm

Tri-State Braces for Snow, Ice Storm

Snowy weather could make roads treacherous for Super Bowl partygoers heading home after the festivities, and Monday morning commuters can expect to face icy and treacherous conditions, Mayor de Blasio warned...

Why the Patriots -- or the Seahawks -- Will Win

Why the Patriots -- or the Seahawks -- Will Win

Belichick or Carroll? Brady or Wilson? Blount or Lynch? Take your pick.

Firefighters Battle 7-Alarm Warehouse Blaze for Second Day

Firefighters Battle 7-Alarm Warehouse Blaze for Second Day

Firefighters' battle against a Brooklyn warehouse fire stretched into a second day Sunday, and health officials warned residents that they should try to limit their exposure to smoke from the blaze.

Super Bowl Snow Storm: New Yorkers Prepare

Super Bowl Snow Storm: New Yorkers Prepare

Some residents are making the dash to the grocery store before the next round of snow. Checkey Beckford reports.

WATCH LIVE: Patriots Lead 7-0 in Second Quarter

WATCH LIVE: Patriots Lead 7-0 in Second Quarter

The New England Patriots led the Seattle Seahawks 7-0 in the second quarter of Super Bowl XLIX.

Student Who Took Plane, Amtrak in NYC Has Measles: Officials

Student Who Took Plane, Amtrak in NYC Has Measles: Officials

A college student who took an international flight into New York City and an Amtrak train out of Penn Station last week has been diagnosed with highly contagious measles.