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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9-Year-Old Girl Missing in Benbrook

9-Year-Old Girl Missing in Benbrook

A 9-year-old girl is missing in Benbrook after she was last seen Friday afternoon, police said.

Tornado Watches Canceled Early in DFW

Tornado Watches Canceled Early in DFW

Storms capable of high wind, hail and tornadoes are expected to hit North Texas on the heels of storms that left damage across the state Sunday.

DeSoto Teen, Dog, Found Dead in Storm Drain

DeSoto Teen, Dog, Found Dead in Storm Drain

A DeSoto boy who went missing Sunday afternoon has been found deceased in a storm drain.

12 Missing, Hundreds of Homes Damaged Sunday

12 Missing, Hundreds of Homes Damaged Sunday

One person is dead and a dozen are reported missing along the Blanco River in Hays County Sunday.

Two Gun Rights Bills Expected to Get Final Votes

Two Gun Rights Bills Expected to Get Final Votes

The top two gun rights bills expected to shoot through the Republican-controlled Texas Legislature.

Abbott Adds 24 Counties to Disaster List

Abbott Adds 24 Counties to Disaster List

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott declared a state of disaster in an additional 24 Texas counties Monday, due to recent damage from thunderstorms, tornadoes and flooding.