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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NTX Prepares for Next Round of Winter Weather

NTX Prepares for Next Round of Winter Weather

North Texas is bracing for another round of winter weather expected to move into the Dallas-Fort Worth area by Saturday morning.

AA Named in Lawsuit After Passenger Dies

AA Named in Lawsuit After Passenger Dies

A passenger on an American Airlines flight died after she had trouble breathing and was forced to give up her oxygen, according to a lawsuit.

Miles Under Pressure Over New DISD Controversy

Miles Under Pressure Over New DISD Controversy

Critics are calling for Dallas School Superintendent Mike Miles’ replacement in the wake of accusations of lies to school trustees over teacher hiring.

Police Charge Man, 22, with Killing Woman, 50

Police Charge Man, 22, with Killing Woman, 50

Dallas police say they arrested a 22-year-old man in connection with the violent killing of a 50-year-old woman in an apartment Wednesday.

DeSoto Police Involved in Shooting in S. Dallas

DeSoto Police Involved in Shooting in S. Dallas

DeSoto police shot a driver who backed into a police officer during a chase Thursday afternoon, police say.

McKinney School Band Surprises Sick Band Member

McKinney School Band Surprises Sick Band Member

Thursday, Cockrill Middle School band members surprised 12-year-old Emily Thompson, a McKinney resident and seventh grader, who was recently diagnosed with severe Aplastic anemia, with a concert at Slaughter...