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Israel says it's found tunnel from Gaza

JERUSALEM (CNN) -- A tunnel from Gaza into Israel was discovered by the Israeli military last week, the Israel Defense Forces said Sunday.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

VIDEO: Adrian Peterson's son dies after alleged severe beating by mother's boyfriend

According to CNN, Adrian Peterson's two-year-old son has died in a South Dakota hospital after he was allegedly beaten by Joseph (Joey) Patterson, 27.

The United States is still getting rid of its chemical weapons

TOOELE, Utah (CNN) -- Syria has been given a year to eliminate its chemical weapons arsenal, or face the threat of a U.S. military strike.

Facebook kills search privacy settings

Still hiding in Facebook's shadows? Not for much longer. The company announced Thursday it is officially axing a privacy setting that allowed people to hide their profiles from other users in Facebook's search field.