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Family of 5 found dead inside Texas home

A family of five was found dead inside a house near Rice, Texas, on Sunday night, authorities said. That's just south of Dallas. Navarro County sheriff's deputies found the bodies of two adults and three children inside.

Budget battle weighs on stocks

Is the September rally over? Investors were acting cautiously Monday morning as lawmakers in Washington continue to battle over a budget deal.

Wal-Mart to hire 10% more for holiday rush

Wal-Mart is upping its holiday hiring. The world's largest retailer said that it is bringing on 55,000 seasonal workers to handle the Christmas rush this year, up from 50,000 last year.

Sarah Palin: Hillary Clinton ill-suited for president

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin said she would be "disappointed" in the American electorate if Hillary Clinton becomes a serious candidate for president in 2016.

Ariel Castro's son describes personal torment after father's crimes

Grappling with the fact that his father was a convicted rapist and kidnapper was difficult enough.

Deputy sold pot from squad car, feds say

An undercover sting operation nabbed an Atlanta-area sheriff's deputy who was selling marijuana out of his patrol car and in uniform, federal authorities say.

Stocks: Government shutdown, Fed timing looms large

Uncertainty continues to loom large over the stock market.

Website offers bounty for iPhone 5S hack

Nothing tempts hackers quite like a high-profile new target.

Beanie Babies creator pinched for tax evasion

The creator of Beanie Babies is set to plead guilty to tax evasion after hiding millions of dollars in a secret Swiss bank account, the Justice Department announced Wednesday.

Why suicide rate among veterans may be more than 22 a day

Every day, 22 veterans take their own lives. That's a suicide every 65 minutes. As shocking as the number is, it may actually be higher.