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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Four DFW Flights Make Emergency Landings Monday

Four DFW Flights Make Emergency Landings Monday

Three American Airlines flights and an American Eagle flight made emergency landings Monday, two within minutes of each other at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport.

7 Books Banned by Highland Park ISD After Parental Protest

7 Books Banned by Highland Park ISD After Parental Protest

Students in Highland Park can no longer read seven specific books -- at least not at school.

Perry Asks to Miss Court Date Citing Overseas Trip

Perry Asks to Miss Court Date Citing Overseas Trip

Indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry wants to skip his next scheduled court appearance because he'll be out of the country.

Police: Texas Solider Beat Daughter to Death

Police: Texas Solider Beat Daughter to Death

El Paso police have charged a Fort Bliss soldier with capital murder after they say he beat his 2-year-old daughter to death because she soiled her diaper.

Missing Afghan Soldiers Found Trying to Cross Into Canada

Missing Afghan Soldiers Found Trying to Cross Into Canada

The three missing Afghanistan National Army soldiers who went missing on Cape Cod have been found trying to cross into Canada at the Rainbow Bridge at Niagara Falls, a top Massachusetts law enforcement...

Jury Selection Begins in Hasse, McLelland Murder Cases

Jury Selection Begins in Hasse, McLelland Murder Cases

Jury selection is beginning at the capital murder trial of a former justice of the peace accused of killing a North Texas district attorney, his wife and a top prosecutor.