Computer failure halts some food stamp payments

A computer failure halted the processing of food stamp purchases in parts of the country Saturday, a Xerox spokeswoman confirmed. A system shutdown began at 11 a.m. ET Saturday, spokeswoman Karen Arena said.

Congress cuts town despite no deal to end shutdown

And on the twelfth day, Congress rested. Despite the continuing government shutdown and the looming debt limit, many members of Congress headed out of town Saturday for the Columbus Day weekend.

Intoxicated man found sleeping in back of stranger’s vehicle

A 22-year-old man was arrested after he was found “cuddled up and sleeping” in the back of a vehicle that was not his.

Breaking Bad: Walter White's tighty whiteys go for $10,000

One super fan must be going through serious Breaking Bad withdrawal, because someone shelled out nearly $10,000 for a pair of Walter White's tighty-whiteys.

Prize-winning rabbit allegedly stolen from 8 year-old disabled girl

A fun trip to the Southern New Mexico State Fair took an unexpected turn for the Francis family from El Paso, and now they're asking for the community's help finding a missing loved one.

A slur or term of 'honor'? Controversy heightens about Washington Redskins

It's one of the NFL's bigger rivalries, the Cowboys vs. the Redskins.

House Republican: 'It's up to Senate Republicans'

House Republicans are slamming the White House for not negotiating with them.

Houston cantinas busted for human trafficking of young girls

Texas authorities bust a criminal organization in Houston for alleged human trafficking. The FBI and other agencies raided night clubs where they say young girls were locked up, beaten, and sold for sex.

Furloughed workers face unemployment claim mess

Tens of thousands of furloughed federal workers are now filing for unemployment benefits -- even though they will likely have to pay all of the money back.

Obama, Boehner negotiations at a stand still

Talks between House Speaker John Boehner and President Barack Obama over the government shutdown and looming debt limit deadline have hit a brick wall.