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...

Top Stories
Man Shot, Body Found Near Wrecked Pickup: FWPD

Man Shot, Body Found Near Wrecked Pickup: FWPD

Fort Worth police are investigating the discovery of a man's body near a wrecked pickup truck.

Cowboys Overcome 21-Point Deficit, Defeat Rams

Cowboys Overcome 21-Point Deficit, Defeat Rams

The Dallas Cowboys overcame an early 21-point deficit in St. Louis on Sunday and defeated the Rams 34-31.

TX Vet Arrested at White House Needs Help: Family

TX Vet Arrested at White House Needs Help: Family

The former stepson of a man accused of sneaking into the White House says the Iraq war veteran owns "plenty of firepower" that he could have brought with him if he meant any harm.

Citing Joan Rivers, Gov. Perry Backs Clinic Law

Citing Joan Rivers, Gov. Perry Backs Clinic Law

Republican Gov. Rick Perry has pointed toward comedian Joan Rivers dying at a surgery clinic while defending a Texas law that would shutter abortion facilities statewide.

White House Intruder With Knife Is Iraq War Vet

White House Intruder With Knife Is Iraq War Vet

The man accused of getting inside the White House after scaling a fence is a veteran who was awarded a medal for his service in Iraq and retired due to disability, the Army said

Rua's HR Lifts Streaking Rangers Past Angels

Rua's HR Lifts Streaking Rangers Past Angels

The Texas Rangers are determined to put a strong finish on a mostly miserable season.