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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North Texas Patient Tested for Possible Ebola

North Texas Patient Tested for Possible Ebola

A patient in a Dallas hospital is showing signs of the Ebola virus and is being kept in strict isolation with test results pending, hospital officials said Monday.

Poor Fire Suppression Installations Put DFW Businesses at Risk

Poor Fire Suppression Installations Put DFW Businesses at Risk

Fire investigators at local departments across Dallas-Fort Worth are working together to try to stop an unlicensed equipment installer who they say is putting people at risk at restaurants and other...

Dallas Police Pursue Stolen Ambulance

Dallas Police Pursue Stolen Ambulance

Police officers from multiple agencies pursued a stolen CareFlite ambulance through the Mid-Cities Monday evening.

American Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing at DFW

American Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing at DFW

An American Airplanes plane made an emergency landing Monday at DFW International Airport, after circling over North Texas for nearly two hours.

Spooked Steer Escapes State Fair Cattle Barn

Spooked Steer Escapes State Fair Cattle Barn

A steer weighing approximately 1,000 pounds escaped its handlers at the State Fair of Texas on Monday and ran about a quarter-mile before it was corralled in the midway area.

Football Player Loses Father to Domestic Violence

Football Player Loses Father to Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence hit very close to home for a member of the Adamson High School football team who recently took a pledge to stand up to the subject.