Coverage of the stalemate in Congress that forced the U.S. government to a standstill

Friday, Oct 18, 2013 at 06:14 AM CDT

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 10:55 PM CDT

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 07:23 AM CDT

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 10:40 PM CDT

Billions in New Spending Added to Debt Bill

Thursday, Oct 17, 2013 at 06:27 PM CDT

Cheers as Shutdown Ends; Fears for the Next One

Cheers as Shutdown Ends; Fears for the Next One

Several Downtown Dallas business say they're happy to see federal workers return to work after the government shutdown ended.

Thursday, Oct 17, 2013 at 03:39 PM CDT

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...

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Dr. Kent Brantly Discharged; Cured of Ebola

Dr. Kent Brantly Discharged; Cured of Ebola

Two American aid workers treated at a Georgia hospital after becoming infected with the deadly Ebola virus now pose no health risk, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says.

Dr. Brantly's Church Family Relieved Their Friend is Healthy

Dr. Brantly's Church Family Relieved Their Friend is Healthy

The Fort Worth doctor who came down with the Ebola virus while working in Liberia is now free from the hospital, bringing emotion and relief to his church family back in Fort Worth.

Dallas Officers Didn't Kill Terrance Groessel: ME

Dallas Officers Didn't Kill Terrance Groessel: ME

An investigation into an overnight Dallas shooting reveals a man died by suicide and not from being shot by Dallas police officers, as was originally reported.

Woman Sues Facebook Over False Profile

Woman Sues Facebook Over False Profile

A Houston woman sues Facebook for $123 million over a false profile using her face superimposed over pornographic images.

Former Teacher Found Guilty of Manslaughter

Former Teacher Found Guilty of Manslaughter

The former middle school teacher awaits her sentencing for killing six-year-old John Paul Raidy during a hit-and-run accident on Jan. 24, 2013. Raidy's parents gave emotional pleas to the jury to not be lenient...

DPD Involved in South Dallas Shooting

DPD Involved in South Dallas Shooting

Breaking news from NBC 5. Dallas police are investigating an officer-involved shooting Thursday evening near two schools.