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Delta glitch causes ultra-low fares

Some Delta customers scored a late Christmas present on Thursday.

Rediscovering love: My 6-year-old and her quadriplegic dad

Let me tell you about the amazing kid who lives in our house. She's 6 and she is the most hysterical, sarcastic, intelligent, funny, sweet, naïve, confident, strong, independent, considerate person I have ever met.

CDC: More states reporting widespread flu

The number of states reporting widespread seasonal flu activity jumped from four to 10 last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday.

Anti-GOP ads: Not so 'Merry Christmas' for unemploye

The liberal nonprofit group Americans United for Change is using a new TV ad to accuse Republicans of ruining Christmas for the 1.3 million Americans whose unemployment benefits are about to stop.

Obama signs budget, defense bills in Hawaii

President Barack Obama signed into law Thursday a budget deal forged by Democrats and Republicans in Congress that puts off the risk of a government shutdown for two years while easing some automatic spending cuts.

Alabama lawmaker to propose legislation backing 'Duck Dynasty' star

The controversial comments about homosexuality made by "Duck Dynasty" star Phil Robertson have come up in conversations across the country in the past two weeks and may make its way to the Alabama state legislature next month.

Senator wants refunds for delayed Christmas shipments

A U.S. senator from Connecticut is calling on major shipping companies to refund customers whose packages didn't arrive in time for Christmas as promised.

VIDEO: Down Syndrome man has wish fulfilled as he receives over 1,800 Christmas cards

In upstate New York, a man with down syndrome received a tidal wave of kindness when his mother reached out to social media to make a wish come true.

VIDEO: Firefighter unknowingly responds to daughter's fatal car wreck on Christmas Eve

A community is rallying around a firefighter who lost his daughter in a car crash on Christmas Eve. And adding to the heartbreak, the firefighter found out about it when he responded to the scene.

CNN Poll: The BCS got it right, but it has to go

College football fans have a message for the Bowl Championship Series: Good job this year, but it's time to pack it in.