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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48 People Taken off Ebola Watch List at Midnight

48 People Taken off Ebola Watch List at Midnight

Dozens of people were taken off the Ebola watch list at midnight Monday, a major hurdle in the fight against the spread of Ebola in the U.S.

1 Dead After Vehicle Rolled in Grand Prairie

1 Dead After Vehicle Rolled in Grand Prairie

Grand Prairie police say one person is dead after a rollover wreck on Interstate 20 early Monday morning.

Vinson "In No Way Careless" Prior to Ebola Diagnosis

Vinson "In No Way Careless" Prior to Ebola Diagnosis

The family of Ebola patient Amber Vinson released a statement Sunday, indicating the Dallas nurse had not been careless in the days preceding her diagnosis.

Duncan's Fiancée: "We Have Lost So Much"

Duncan's Fiancée: "We Have Lost So Much"

The first group of people exposed to Thomas Eric Duncan, the first person to die from Ebola in the United States, will no longer be considered at risk for the Ebola virus at midnight on Sunday.

Gifts From Area Nurses Delivered to Presby Staff

Gifts From Area Nurses Delivered to Presby Staff

Health care providers from North Texas sent carloads of gifts to Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas staff Saturday, in an effort to show their support for the embattled nurses. NBC5's Randy Mac reports.

Cruise Ship Docks, Health Care Worker Negative for Ebola

Cruise Ship Docks, Health Care Worker Negative for Ebola

A cruise ship carrying a Dallas health care worker who is being monitored for signs of Ebola returned to Galveston, Texas Sunday shortly after 6am ET, The Associated Press reported.