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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Person of Interest Named in Fatal Hit-and-Run

Person of Interest Named in Fatal Hit-and-Run

The Dallas Police Department has named a person of interest in connection with the fatal hit-and-run of 13-year-old Ethan Vasquez.

Dallas Driver Shot in the Leg Along I-20, Spur 408

Dallas Driver Shot in the Leg Along I-20, Spur 408

Someone opened fire on the interstate early Friday morning, hitting another driver.

Woman Shot in the Neck During Dallas Robbery

Woman Shot in the Neck During Dallas Robbery

A woman was shot in the neck late Thursday during a robbery in Dallas, police say.

Police: Bank Customer Makes Deposit, Exposes Himself

Police: Bank Customer Makes Deposit, Exposes Himself

An Arlington man was arrested Wednesday in Fort Worth after a bank teller reported that he exposed himself while making a deposit.

New Surgery Offers Hope for Babies Born With Rare Disorder

New Surgery Offers Hope for Babies Born With Rare Disorder

A new surgery at Cook Children’s Medical Center is offering a cure for babies born with a rare disorder of the pancreas.

Crowley Marine to be Laid to Rest Friday

Crowley Marine to be Laid to Rest Friday

A Marine from Crowley, LCpl. Mark Boterf, will be laid to rest Friday.