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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Rain & Storms Today, Sunshine Tomorrow

Rain & Storms Today, Sunshine Tomorrow

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Children's Medical Center Sued Over Patient Death

Children's Medical Center Sued Over Patient Death

A McKinney couple has filed a lawsuit against Children's Medical Center Dallas, claiming the hospital is to blame for the death of their son.

New Details in Alleged Child Porn Case; Hotline for Victims

New Details in Alleged Child Porn Case; Hotline for Victims

Search warrant affidavits outline disturbing details after police in Hurst said they arrested two men on charges of possession of child pornography.

Good Samaritan Rescues Abandoned Oak Cliff Puppies

Good Samaritan Rescues Abandoned Oak Cliff Puppies

Six puppies who were found abandoned in a plastic bag at a park in Oak Cliff are getting care and nourishment with the help of several people and a foster mother dog.

American Airlines Plane Damaged by Bus in Atlanta

American Airlines Plane Damaged by Bus in Atlanta

An American Airlines plane was damaged Friday evening after landing in Atlanta from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.

Richardson High School Teacher Arrested

Richardson High School Teacher Arrested

A Richardson teacher has been arrested with having an improper relationship with a student.