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Once again, Senate rejects House GOP plan to derail Obamacare

CNN UPDATE (5:14 p.m. ET): A government shutdown due to political wrangling over federal spending and Obamacare would throw a wrench into the gears of the economy, President Barack Obama said Monday.

Teens arrested for cyberstalking after threatening violence against juvenile on Twitter

Two teens from Baker, Louisiana have been arrested for cyberstalking after they allegedly threatening to beat up and kill another teen via Twitter.

Man arrested for juvenile cruelty after boy he 'spanked' ended up with bruising all over body

Caddo Sheriff's detectives arrested a Shreveport man for causing injuries to a three-year-old boy while spanking him.

How the government will shut down

There will be no thunderclap or clang of bells at 12:01 am Tuesday if Congress fails to pass a deal to fund the government by the start of the new fiscal year.

Washington spooks stocks

Investors don't want to wait and see if lawmakers can reach a deal to avoid a government shutdown at midnight. They're just selling.

Federal government shutdown draws near as bickering continues

Showdown time. In less than a day, big parts of the federal government will shut down unless Congress can find a way to bridge differences over health-care reform and other issues.

Nissan Infiniti, Mazda6 recalled in U.S.

Automakers Nissan and Mazda have announced separate recalls that total nearly 260,000 cars.

Key report on jobs at risk in shutdown

The closely-watched monthly jobs report set for release on Friday could be delayed if the federal government shuts down.

National Coffee Day deals

How about some free coffee? Sunday is National Coffee Day and some of your favorite places are participating. You can get a free cup at Dunkin Donuts if you download their smart phone application.

Sen. Paul wants to reconcile in conference committee

Sen. Rand Paul on Sunday proposed an alternative way to avert a government shutdown, saying the two chambers of Congress should go to conference on the short-term spending bill at the center of the current stalemate.