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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.

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Deadly Home Invasion in Dallas' Lake Highlands Area

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Video Shows Man Strike Child With Belt 62 Times

Video Shows Man Strike Child With Belt 62 Times

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13 Dogs Killed in Grand Prairie House Fire: Officials

13 Dogs Killed in Grand Prairie House Fire: Officials

Investigators are trying to determine what caused a deadly fire in Grand Prairie Monday night.

Trump Taps Lt. Gen. McMaster as National Security Adviser

Trump Taps Lt. Gen. McMaster as National Security Adviser

President Donald Trump has picked Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster to succeed Michael Flynn as his national security adviser, Trump said Monday. He made the announcement at Mar-a-Lago, flanked by McMaster and the acting adviser, retired Army Gen. Keith Kellogg. Kellogg will stay on as McMaster's chief of staff, Trump said. "He's a man of tremendous talent and tremendous experience," Trump said of McMaster. "He is highly respected by everybody in the military." The president, who has no military experience, has shown a preference for generals in the top security roles.

Young Boy's Bone Marrow Journey Leads to Texas Donor

Young Boy's Bone Marrow Journey Leads to Texas Donor

At first a young mother thought her son just had a stomach bug. But he was soon diagnosed with a rare genetic disorder, and a nearly one-in-a-million shot at saving his life led them to a Texas man.

Plano Neurosurgeon Sentenced to Life for Maiming Patients

Plano Neurosurgeon Sentenced to Life for Maiming Patients

Former neurosurgeon Christopher Duntsch gets life in prison after jurors here evidence he deliberately maimed patients in a year long series of botched surgeries.