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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Nina Pham Remains in Fair Condition Monday

Nina Pham Remains in Fair Condition Monday

Officials with the National Institutes of Health say Dallas nurse and Ebola patient Nina Pham is still in fair condition.

Christina Morris Reward Raised to $25,000

Christina Morris Reward Raised to $25,000

The reward for a 23-year-old woman missing since Aug. 30 has been raised to $25,000.

Presbyterian Nurses: "This Could Happen to Any Hospital"

Presbyterian Nurses: "This Could Happen to Any Hospital"

Dallas officials ask the public to treat the 43 people, including five children, taken off the Ebola watch list at midnight Monday with "dignity and respect

Suspected Indiana Serial Killer Has Texas Connection

Suspected Indiana Serial Killer Has Texas Connection

Police investigating the slayings of seven northwestern Indiana women whose bodies were found over the weekend said Monday they believe it is the work of a serial killer, and that the suspect has indicated there...

"Riotous Behavior": Police Detail NH Pumpkin Festival Chaos

"Riotous Behavior": Police Detail NH Pumpkin Festival Chaos

Eighty-four people were arrested during riots at a New Hampshire community's annual pumpkin festival, and authorities are asking for the public's help in identifying more

TX DPS Opening Saturdays to Provide Election IDs

TX DPS Opening Saturdays to Provide Election IDs

Whether you plan to vote early or on Election Day, you'll need identification if you plan to cast a ballot.