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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Rick Perry Deletes 'Unauthorized' Tweet

Rick Perry Deletes 'Unauthorized' Tweet

A tweet deleted from Gov. Rick Perry's verified account Sunday night includes a disparaging image of the Democratic district attorney involved in his indictment on charges of abuse of power.

Six Killed In Oak Cliff Crash

Six Killed In Oak Cliff Crash

Dallas police investigate the cause of a one-car crash that killed six people in Southeast Oak Cliff late Sunday night.

Dallas Police Investigate Murder of 5-Year-Old Girl

Dallas Police Investigate Murder of 5-Year-Old Girl

Dallas police are investigating the death of a 5-year-old girl whose body was found in a vacant apartment Sunday afternoon.

Man Dies in Fall from Austin Mountain

Man Dies in Fall from Austin Mountain

Austin-Travis County officials say a man died after falling off a cliff on Austin's Mount Bonnell.

SUV Wrecks on I-30 in Fort Worth

SUV Wrecks on I-30 in Fort Worth

Police say rescue units responded to an overturned SUV on eastbound I-30 near East Loop 820 in Fort Worth Monday morning.

Police: UT Student Flew Drone Over Stadium

Police: UT Student Flew Drone Over Stadium

Police say they arrested a UT student after he flew a drone over Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium during the game Saturday night.