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

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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'Creepy' Message & Marital Woes Preceded Bevers' Death

'Creepy' Message & Marital Woes Preceded Bevers' Death

Three search warrants released Thursday in the Missy Bevers murder case reveal she was facing financial difficulty and marital discord and that in the days before her murder she had received a "creepy and...

Irving Fire Crews Rescue Worker Trapped in Trench

Irving Fire Crews Rescue Worker Trapped in Trench

Irving firefighters have freed a construction worker Thursday who was trapped in a construction trench.

Chase Driver Shot After Fight Over Officer's Stun Gun

Chase Driver Shot After Fight Over Officer's Stun Gun

A Grand Prairie police officer shot a man Thursday morning after he managed to wrangle away the officer's stun gun during a struggle, police say.

Controversy Over Proposed Site of Oncor Substation

Controversy Over Proposed Site of Oncor Substation

Frisco homeowners say they're angry at the proposed site of new Oncor substation, arguing that it's too close to an elementary school and too far away from its primary customer-base. Oncor says it needs to build

House Speaker Paul Ryan Declines to Back Donald Trump

House Speaker Paul Ryan Declines to Back Donald Trump

House Speaker Paul Ryan, the nation's highest-ranking elected Republican, says he's not ready to support Donald Trump as the party's nominee. Ryan's stunning announcement, on CNN Thursday afternoon, came after...

Manziel in Court, Ordered No Contact With Ex, No Guns

Manziel in Court, Ordered No Contact With Ex, No Guns

Former Texas A&M and Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel made his first court appearance in Dallas Thursday after his indictment in a domestic violence case.