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High prices for NFL playoff games causes controversy

Both the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks have earned the right to play the NFL conference championship games this weekend at home.

Dad's texting to daughter sparks argument, fatal shooting in movie theater

It started with a father sending text messages to his daughter during the previews of a movie.

Flu season may be heading toward peak

An additional 10 states reported widespread seasonal flu activity last week, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

2.3 million children have a long-term jobless parent

More than 2.3 million children currently live with a long-term unemployed parent.

Police: Cell phone argument in movie theater sparks fatal shooting

One man was shot dead after an argument over a cell phone conversation at a movie theater Monday afternoon in Wesley Chapel, Florida, Pasco County Sheriff Chris Nocco told CNN.

Cox Cable releases statement on rate hike

The cable company Cox has released a statement in regards to the rise of its prices. The following is the statement from Cox:

'Negro' on form draws ire of prospective juror in New York

"Yes, I identify as black or African-American, but I am not a Negro," said a 25-year-old teacher from New York City.

Study: MTV's '16 and Pregnant' led to fewer teen births

The next time your teen turns on MTV's "16 and Pregnant," avoid any disparaging remarks. The show may actually encourage him or her to practice safer sex, according to a new study.

Justin Bieber silent on egg attack

 Justin Bieber hasn't spoken yet with detectives investigating allegations he egged a neighbor's house, a sheriff's sergeant said Monday.

Fundraiser to save Black Rhino starts controversy

The Dallas Safari Club auctioned off a black rhino hunting permit in Namibia for $350,000, according to the club's public relations firm.