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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Pro Rodeo Cowboy Hurt in Texas Plane Crash

Pro Rodeo Cowboy Hurt in Texas Plane Crash

A professional rodeo cowboy crashed his plane while making an emergency landing Friday morning, injuring himself, his fiancee and their two dogs.

SH 183 Closed in Irving After Crash

SH 183 Closed in Irving After Crash

Both directions of State Highway 183 are expected to remain closed for at least an hour after a vehicle struck a power pole near Carl Road.

OU: Racist Chant Learned at National Frat Event

OU: Racist Chant Learned at National Frat Event

The University of Oklahoma's president says members of a recently disbanded fraternity apparently learned a racist chant during a cruise four years ago sponsored by the fraternity's national leadership.

Man Charged in Dallas' 666 Tagging Incidents

Man Charged in Dallas' 666 Tagging Incidents

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Co-Pilot Appeared Healthy, but May Have Hidden Illness

Co-Pilot Appeared Healthy, but May Have Hidden Illness

Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz appeared happy and healthy to acquaintances, but a picture emerged Friday of a man who hid evidence of an illness from his employers — including a torn-up doctor's note...

NTX Woman Arrested in Investigation of 10 Bank Robberies

NTX Woman Arrested in Investigation of 10 Bank Robberies

Prosecutors say a woman suspected of as many as 10 North Texas bank robberies had notes in her vehicle saying "This is a robbery."