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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Nurse Pham Arrives Home Free From Ebola

Nurse Pham Arrives Home Free From Ebola

Dallas nurse receives thanks, hug from Obama, arrives home in Fort Worth

Pham Free of Ebola; Returns Home Late Friday

Pham Free of Ebola; Returns Home Late Friday

Dallas nurse and Ebola patient Nina Pham said she feels blessed to be free of the deadly Ebola virus and is looking forward to returning to Texas and her dog Bentley.

New Dallas Landmark Bridge Taking Shape

New Dallas Landmark Bridge Taking Shape

The next dramatic addition to the Dallas skyline is taking shape on the banks of the Trinity River and also in Tampa, Florida.

Vehicle Flipped After Dallas Bank Robbery

Vehicle Flipped After Dallas Bank Robbery

Dallas police are investigating a serious crash Friday afternoon that followed a bank robbery nearby.

Police: Sex Offender Infects Teen, Toddler With HIV

Police: Sex Offender Infects Teen, Toddler With HIV

Houston police say they charged a registered sex offender with raping 14-year-old and 2-year old girls and infecting them with multiple sexually transmitted diseases.

Denton Tells Frenchy's to Take Down American Flags

Denton Tells Frenchy's to Take Down American Flags

Denton Community Improvement Services has cited the owner of Frenchy’s Lawn Services for having too many American flags displayed at his business, saying they violate city code.