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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

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.

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SF Bay Area Police Run Dallas Marathon for Slain Officers

SF Bay Area Police Run Dallas Marathon for Slain Officers

Five months ago, five police officers were killed in downtown Dallas. On Sunday, 20 California Bay Area police officers will pay tribute by running in the Dallas Marathon.

Local Boy Scouts Fill Care Packages for Overseas Soldiers

Local Boy Scouts Fill Care Packages for Overseas Soldiers

A troop of local Boy Scouts is making sure military men and women serving overseas have a little taste of home this holiday season. Saturday, Troop 224 teamed up with the task force Dagger Foundation to prepare...

Blue Star Prediction: Cowboys at Giants

Blue Star Prediction: Cowboys at Giants

NBC 5 sports director Newy Scruggs gives his prediction for Sunday night's Cowboys-Giants game on NBC 5.

Trump Attends Army/Navy Game; Switches Sides at Halftime

Trump Attends Army/Navy Game; Switches Sides at Halftime

President-elect Donald Trump partook in one of the nation's most storied football rivalries, saluting U.S. troops at the annual Army-Navy game on Saturday. The future commander-in-chief was greeted with cheers...

Hundreds of Trees Replanted in Tornado-Damaged Rowlett

Hundreds of Trees Replanted in Tornado-Damaged Rowlett

Volunteers replanted hundreds of trees in areas of Rowlett that were devastated by an EF-4 tornado last December.

Several Street Closures Underway for Marathon

Several Street Closures Underway for Marathon

Several streets throughout Dallas will remain closed until Sunday afternoon for the BMW Dallas Marathon.