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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Protesters Temporarily Block I-35E in Dallas

Protesters Temporarily Block I-35E in Dallas

Dozens of people protesting the decision by a grand jury in Missouri not to indict a police officer involved in a deadly shooting walked onto Interstate 35E in Downtown Dallas on Tuesday.

Police Pursuit Ends in Deadly Crash in Dallas

Police Pursuit Ends in Deadly Crash in Dallas

One person was killed and at least two more were hospitalized after a driver in a stolen SUV ran a red light and set off a chain reaction crash Tuesday in East Dallas, according to police.

Starving Dog Found Wandering in Parker County

Starving Dog Found Wandering in Parker County

Investigators want to find the owner or anyone who recognizes a severely underweight Great Dane found wandering collarless and alone Tuesday in Parker County.

Fort Worth Vandals Shoot Out Windows with Pellets

Fort Worth Vandals Shoot Out Windows with Pellets

Neighbors all across the city of Fort Worth are dealing with pellet gun vandals.

Protests Continue Day After Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

Protests Continue Day After Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

Communities braced for new protests after violence and acts of civil disobedience broke out in several U.S. cities overnight following a grand jury decision against charging a white police officer, Darren...

NRH Police: Man Dead After Driving in Circles, Crashing

NRH Police: Man Dead After Driving in Circles, Crashing

Police say a man died in a fiery wreck after he drove recklessly in reverse and crashed behind a North Richland Hills Wal-Mart early Tuesday morning.