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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

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.

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Deadly Home Invasion in Dallas' Lake Highlands Area

Deadly Home Invasion in Dallas' Lake Highlands Area

Dallas police are investigating a deadly shooting Monday afternoon in the Lake Highlands area.

Plano Neurosurgeon Sentenced to Life for Maiming Patients

Plano Neurosurgeon Sentenced to Life for Maiming Patients

Former neurosurgeon Christopher Duntsch gets life in prison after jurors here evidence he deliberately maimed patients in a year long series of botched surgeries.

Dallas Police and Fire Pension Board OKs Fund Plan Fix

Dallas Police and Fire Pension Board OKs Fund Plan Fix

An agreement has been reached on the pension plan for thousands of retired Dallas police officers and firefighters. The plan was chosen over the city's proposed plan and came during a special President's Day meeting to find a solution to the troubled fund.

Trump Taps Lt. Gen. McMaster as National Security Adviser

Trump Taps Lt. Gen. McMaster as National Security Adviser

President Donald Trump has picked Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster to succeed Michael Flynn as his national security adviser, Trump said Monday. He made the announcement at Mar-a-Lago, flanked by McMaster and the acting adviser, retired Army Gen. Keith Kellogg. Kellogg will stay on as McMaster's chief of staff, Trump said. "He's a man of tremendous talent and tremendous experience," Trump said of McMaster. "He is highly respected by everybody in the military." The president, who has no military experience, has shown a preference for generals in the top security roles.

Romo Open to Reworking Contract to Facilitate Trade: Report

Romo Open to Reworking Contract to Facilitate Trade: Report

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo is open "massaging his contract" to help facilitate a trade to a contending team, according to CBS Sports' Jason La Canfora.

Plano Man Walks 15 Miles To Work Every Day

Plano Man Walks 15 Miles To Work Every Day

A Plano man walks 15 miles to work in McKinney each day, saying he is committed to his job managing a Braum's.