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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Air Force Instructor Convicted in Sex Scandal Dies

Air Force Instructor Convicted in Sex Scandal Dies

The first Air Force instructor convicted of rape in a sex scandal at one of the nation's busiest military training centers has died in prison.

Arrest Warrant Reveals Grisly Details of 5-Year-Old's Death

Arrest Warrant Reveals Grisly Details of 5-Year-Old's Death

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Southlake Teen Accused of Terroristic Threat: Police

Southlake Teen Accused of Terroristic Threat: Police

Police said an 18-year-old former Southlake student was jailed Tuesday for allegedly sending threatening text messages and threatening violence against schools.

Josh Brent Reinstated, Faces Suspension

Josh Brent Reinstated, Faces Suspension

The Dallas Cowboys have conditionally reinstated defensive end Josh Brent, and Brent will be eligible to return to play by Week 11, according to an NFL spokesman.

Home Depot Probes Possible Data Breach

Home Depot Probes Possible Data Breach

Home Depot may be the latest retailer to suffer a major credit card data breach.