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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Suspect Arrested in Alleged Child Predator Case

Suspect Arrested in Alleged Child Predator Case

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Puppy Recovering After Found With Ears Cut Off

Puppy Recovering After Found With Ears Cut Off

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Frisco 5th Grader on Big Screen Nationwide

Frisco 5th Grader on Big Screen Nationwide

A Frisco fifth grader snagged one of the lead roles in the movie “Black or White,” starring Kevin Costner and Octavia Spencer, which opened in theaters Friday.

Flower Mound PD Warns of "Red Light Cam" Scheme

Flower Mound PD Warns of "Red Light Cam" Scheme

At least a dozen Flower Mound residents tell police a convincing schemer has called them trying to get money.

Baby Gets Glasses, Sees Mother For First Time

Baby Gets Glasses, Sees Mother For First Time

New glasses let severely visually impaired baby see her mother for the first time, and the moment is caught on camera.

Memorial Planned for K-9 Deputy Killed on Duty

Memorial Planned for K-9 Deputy Killed on Duty

A memorial service with full honors is planned next week for a Wise County Sheriff’s Department K-9 killed on duty.