Coverage of the stalemate in Congress that forced the U.S. government to a standstill

Tuesday, Oct 14, 2014 at 04:37 PM CDT

Shutdown Puts Marine Corps Marathon in Jeopardy

Shutdown Puts Marine Corps Marathon in Jeopardy

The Marine Corps Marathon is in jeopardy of cancellation if the government shutdown is not resolved this week, marathon director Rick Nealis confirmed. MCM targeted Saturday as the date to notify runners of the...

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2013 at 06:23 AM CDT

Senate Leaders: "Tremendous Progress" on Shutdown Deal

Senate Leaders: "Tremendous Progress" on Shutdown Deal

Senate leaders said Monday evening that they are closing in on a deal to end the government shutdown and raise the debt limit, as key lawmakers met o hammer out the details.

Monday, Oct 14, 2013 at 11:07 AM CDT

Debt Limit Deadline Looms as Shutdown Hits Day 14

Debt Limit Deadline Looms as Shutdown Hits Day 14

It's now day 14 of a partial government shutdown that has furloughed 350,000 federal workers and slowed economic growth. The U.S. is also just days away from losing its ability to borrow money and defaulting on...

Sunday, Oct 13, 2013 at 08:52 AM CDT

All Eyes on Senate to End Shutdown

All Eyes on Senate to End Shutdown

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell were in talks Saturday to broker a deal to end the government shutdown and avert default on the nation's debts after talks between the White...

Saturday, Oct 12, 2013 at 02:55 AM CDT

D.C. Lotto Winners Can't Cash in Due to Shutdown

D.C. Lotto Winners Can't Cash in Due to Shutdown

Anyone hoping that winning the Washington, D.C. Lottery could make up for income lost in the government shutdown is officially out of luck. D.C. Lottery officials announced Friday afternoon that they would...

Sunday, Oct 13, 2013 at 12:52 PM CDT

Statue of Liberty Reopens Amid Federal Shutdown

Statue of Liberty Reopens Amid Federal Shutdown

The Statue of Liberty reopened to the public Sunday after the state agreed to shoulder the costs of running the site during the federal government shutdown. Ferry trips from Manhattan to the Statue of Liberty...

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2013 at 09:59 AM CDT

Voices of the Shutdown: What It Means to Workers

Voices of the Shutdown: What It Means to Workers

As many federal workers around the nation watch the shutdown creep toward a third week, they shared their experiences of abrupt pay cuts, worries about bills and rent and what they're doing now that the...

Thursday, Oct 17, 2013 at 07:09 AM CDT
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By Vishal Persaud

Government Shutdown's Unexpected Effects

While there were plenty of serious effects on Americans from the government... See Full Gallery

Saturday, Oct 12, 2013 at 06:58 AM CDT

"Constitution" Rally Truckers Slow Beltway Traffic

 "Constitution" Rally Truckers Slow Beltway Traffic

Dozens of drivers of tractor-trailers and pickup trucks expressed their frustration over trucking industry regulations and the government shutdown Friday in a way that was guaranteed to get attention: They...

Friday, Oct 11, 2013 at 08:59 PM CDT

Talks Continue on Capitol Hill as Shutdown Drags On

Talks Continue on Capitol Hill as Shutdown Drags On

Senate Republicans met with President Barack Obama at the White House Friday amid optimism that an end to the partial government shutdown -- now on day 11 --- might be in sight.

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FW Postal Worker Charged for Terroristic Threat: Police

FW Postal Worker Charged for Terroristic Threat: Police

A U.S. Postal Service employee is accused of threatening to shoot his co-workers in Fort Worth, police say.

Phillies Agree to Trade Cole Hamels to Rangers: AP Sources

Phillies Agree to Trade Cole Hamels to Rangers: AP Sources

Two people familiar with the deal say the Philadelphia Phillies have agreed to trade ace left-hander Cole Hamels to the Texas Rangers for a package of prospects.

Baby Falls From Stroller as Dad Steals Electronics: Police

Baby Falls From Stroller as Dad Steals Electronics: Police

Police say a Texas man had his baby along as he stole electronics from a Walmart, but she fell out of the stroller as they fled.

FW May Spray for Mosquitoes for First Time in 3 Years

FW May Spray for Mosquitoes for First Time in 3 Years

The city of Fort Worth will decide Thursday afternoon whether to spray for mosquitoes for the first time in three years.

Debris Matches Boeing 777, Same Model as Missing Malaysia Flight

Debris Matches Boeing 777, Same Model as Missing Malaysia Flight

Air safety investigators have a "high degree of confidence" that a photo of aircraft debris found in the Indian Ocean is of a wing component unique to the Boeing 777, the same model as the Malaysia Airlines...

J.C. Penney Employee Sent Home for 'Revealing' Shorts

J.C. Penney Employee Sent Home for 'Revealing' Shorts

Sylva Stoel sparks a discussion about gender-specific dress code on Twitter following an incident where she was sent home from work for violating the J.C. Penney employee dress code.