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3 yoga tips to help stress less this holiday season

(CNN) -- There's no escaping -- it's the season for stress! Whether you love them or dread them, the holidays tax our bodies and our minds.

High school students walk out over 'Redskins' name change

(CNN) -- The debate over the "Redskins" name in sports isn't just at the professional level.

Mystery person donates $10k to Alabama Salvation Army

Salvation Army volunteers are used to counting lots of change this time of the year but one donation dropped in an Alabama red kettle last week caught everyone off guard.

GA gun club food drive includes family pictures with Santa while holding guns

A gun club near Atlanta is taking some heat for its holiday charity event. You can get your picture taken with Santa -- and an assault rifle.

Chrysler expands airbag recall

Chrysler has added another 179-thousand vehicles to its airbag recall. Under pressure from Federal Safety Regulators, Chrysler added 2003-2005 Ram pickup trucks, 2004-2005 Dodge Durango, 2005 Chrysler 300 and Dodge Magnum.

House barely managed to pass 1.1 trillion dollar budget, but fight is far from over

Unless you were up very late last night, you may be waking up this morning wondering if the Federal Government has shut down. The answer is: not yet - but were sort of in limbo for couple of days.

Indiana mail carrier saves puppies from burning shed

Working as a mail carrier for six years, Melinda Thompson's never met a dog she didn't like.

Storm described as 'worst in years' lashes Pacific coast

A massive storm is dumping rain along the Pacific coast. In San Francisco high winds have knocked down trees and power lines, leaving tens of thousands without electricity.

Congress going down to the wire to pass budget

Hours before the government was set to run out of money, Congress is debating a bipartisan, trillion-dollar spending bill, and it may not have the votes to pass.

Homeowner leaves poop package for thieves

Revenge is a dish best served cold and in the case of a D.C. couple, stinky.

CIA Director defends harsh tactics, says they led to Osama bin Laden

In what came as a surprise to many, Central Intelligence Agency Director John Brennan said it is unknowable whether torture was necessary to get key intelligence in the frightening years after the September 11th attacks.

10-story missile silo for sale in New Mexico

It might be the safest home for sale in all of New Mexico. "I say come out and look, make an offer, and you can have your underground castle right away," said realtor Jim Moore.

55 get food poisoning at holiday office party

About 25 people were hospitalized Wednesday afternoon after a case of food poisoning at an office holiday party in Maitland, Florida.

Florida woman forced to give up 300 pet rats

A St. Petersburg, Florida woman's home is inundated with hundreds of pet rats. They're living in the walls and chewing through the furniture, and shockingly, Florine Brown is reluctant to let them go.

Good Samaritans rescue elderly woman trapped in sinking car

A 92-year-old Florida man is alive after he was rescued by two men who jumped in the water to save him. Port St. Lucie police say the elderly man's car drove into a pond Wednesday afternoon.