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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Price Arrested, Accused of Taking $950K in Bribes

Price Arrested, Accused of Taking $950K in Bribes

A 13-count indictment released Friday says longtime Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price took $950,000 in bribes in the form of cash, cars and property and that he and his associates committed mail...

N. Texas Men Get 'Brotox' Injections to Stop Sweating

N. Texas Men Get 'Brotox' Injections to Stop Sweating

With triple-digit temperatures back in the forecast, some people are going to 'unusual' lengths to stop summer sweating--they're putting needles full of toxins straight into their armpits.

2 Sisters Found Dead in East Texas Apartment

2 Sisters Found Dead in East Texas Apartment

Two young sisters have been found dead in their East Texas apartment and an evidence tampering charge was filed against a man who allegedly was at the home.

Lifetime Drops Reality TV Show on Fort Worth Mortuary

Lifetime Drops Reality TV Show on Fort Worth Mortuary

The Lifetime TV network has dropped a reality show about a Texas mortuary after eight decaying bodies were found and the co-owners face criminal charges.

Kidd Kraddick's Co-Hosts a Year After His Death

Kidd Kraddick's Co-Hosts a Year After His Death

One year after Kidd Kraddick’s death, his radio co-hosts sat down with NBC 5’s Meredith Land and The Dallas Morning News’ Alan Peppard to talk about life without Kidd and the show’s success without...

Border Agents Work to Keep Drugs, Criminals Out

Border Agents Work to Keep Drugs, Criminals Out

There is another side to the immigration issue law enforcement wants people to know about: the fight to keep drugs and criminals out of the United States.