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Zimmerman may stay in jail until next week

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The man who fatally shot Trayvon Martin may remain in jail until the middle of next week due to the concern of not being able to pay his $150,000 bond, his lawyer said, according to Fox News.

George Zimmerman apologized to Martin's family in court Friday for shooting the unarmed 17-year-old, CNN said.

Zimmerman faces a second-degree murder charge, according to CNN.

Argentina 'miracle baby' in critical condition

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Argentina's 'miracle baby' is in critical condition after hemorrhaging occurred in her lungs, according to MSNBC News.

The 'miracle baby' title comes from a one pound 12 ounce stillborn was found alive 12 hours later, her name is Luz Milagros Veron, CNN said.

"She's an extremely premature baby, 13 days old and weighing 708 grams (1 pound, 5 ounces). She's in a critical state, quite a bit worse than yesterday and at risk of dying," said Diana Vesco, the head of infant care at the Perrando Hospital, where she was born according to MSNBC News.

Staff that was on duty when Luz Milagros was born checked her multiple times for vitals, she was then placed in the hospital morgue where she lay in a coffin for 12 hours, CNN said.

Her parents wanted to see her for the final time, when the coffin was pried open she was breathing and stretching her arms, MSNBC News said.

"We believe that if our daughter has gotten this far, despite everything, it's because she's here to stay," Luz Milagros' father, Fabian Veron, said, according to MSNBC News.

Missing New York student found dead in Arizona

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The body of a missing New York college student was found in Arizona Saturday, Fox Newssaid.

Jessica Ronhock, 21, was found in an SUV that tumbled off of a cliff 25 miles from Flagstaff, according to the Huffington Post.

Ronhock was inside a white Jeep Cherokee which had driven through a guardrail and crashed 200 feet into the ground below, the Huffington Post said.

Ronhock was last seen in January at Elmira College in upstate New York, Fox News said.

Ronhock was said to have left a note to her roommate informing her that she had to go home for a family emergency, her parents who reside in Massachusetts said that there was never an emergency and that their daughter never returned home, according to Fox News.

Hunger Games movie sets records in box office

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"The Hunger Games" set box office records in its opening weekend, CNN said.

The movie that is based on a young-adult-novel sold an estimated $155 million during its opening weekend, CNN said.

This large selling put "The Hunger Games" into the third place debut in the history of the North American box office, CNN said.

The midnight showing sold $19.7 million, which was the seventh biggest midnight showing in history, Fox News said.

"The Hunger Games" film was produced by Lionsgate, and is easily the biggest film in their history, according to Fox News.

Rubio out for season with torn ACL

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The Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio suffered an ACL tear during Friday night's game, according to the Star Tribune.

The 21-year-old's outstanding rookie season will come to an end after injuring his left knee, the Pioneer Press said.

"We love having him around. On and off the court. We hope for a speedy recovery so he can help this team next year. It's a big loss for us," Timberwolves forward Kevin Love said, according to the Pioneer Press.

Rubio will also likely miss playing in the upcoming Olympic games where he was supposed to be a large part of Spain's mission to win the gold medal, thePioneer Press said.

Rubio became one of Minnesota's most popular sports players overnight, his amazing season came to an end within the final seconds of a game lost to the Los Angeles Lakers when he came down on his knee when trying to block Kobe Bryant, according to the Pioneer Press.

A surgery date has not yet been set but David Kahn, Timberwolves team president, said that he expects Rubio to be back and fully recovered by the beginning of next season, according to the Pioneer Press.

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T.J. Lane was charged Thursday in connection with the Ohio school shooting Monday, CNN said.

Court documents said that Lane was charged with three counts of aggravated murder, two counts of attempted aggravated murder and one count of felonious assault, according to CNN.

Lane went into the juvenile court with a guilty plea, the 17-year-old sophomore admitted that he brought a knife and .22-caliber gun to Chardon High School and fired 10 rounds, according to CNN.

Prosecutor David Joyce said that victims were selected at random and that Lane is someone "who's not well," according to the Star Tribune.

Daytona 500 rescheduled for Monday

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The Daytona 500 was postponed due to heavy rain Sunday, according to Sports Illustrated .

The Daytona 500 will now be held Monday at noon and aired on Fox, Sports Illustrated said.

This is the first time the race has been rescheduled in its 54-year history, Fox News said.

The forecast for the new time holds has a gloomy outlook, there is a 70 percent chance of thunderstorms and the race could start as late as Monday evening Fox News said.

Whitney Houston has private funeral

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Whitney Houston's private burial was held Sunday in New Jersey, according to CNN.

Houston will be buried next to her father at Fairview Cemetery in Westfield, said CNN.

The superstar's family and friends attended the brief funeral, fans and on lookers gathered throughout the 20 mile route from the Newark funeral home she was transfered from to the cemetery, said Fox News.

Houston, 48, died Feb. 11 before she was to attend a pre-Grammy Awards party, said Fox News. Her cause of death is still unknown, according to Fox News.

Chrysler's Super Bowl ad content causes debate

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Soon after the half-time performance during the Super Bowl, a two minute long Chrysler commercial aired and is now getting heat about the content it holds.

The commercial is titled 'Halftime in America' and it focuses on the rebuilding of Detroit with Clint Eastwood who narrating in the background. Images of factories, families and workers powerfully enter and exit the screen according to the Star Tribune.

The advertisement has been criticized by some for endorsing the auto-industry bailouts by the government as well as a political campaign ad for Barack Obama according to the Star Tribune.

"...There is no spin in that ad. On this I am certain," Eastwood said in a statement to Fox News late Monday night, according to CNN. "I am certainly not politically affiliated with Mr. Obama. It was meant to be a message about job growth and the spirit of America. I think all politicians will agree with it. ... If Obama or any other politician wants to run with the spirit of that ad, go for it."

"I can't stop anybody from associating themselves with a message, but it was not intended to be any type of political overture on our part," Chrysler Chief Executive Sergio Marchionne told WJR-AM in Detroit, according to CNN.

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David Letterman celebrated 30 years in late-night television on Wednesday according to the Star Tribune.

Letterman commemorated the anniversary by having one of his favorite guests, Howard Stern, attend the "Late Night" show says the Star Tribune.

Letterman and Stern joked about how they had aged and pictures were shown from Stern's first visit to the show in 1984 says the Pioneer Press.

Long-time employees were also brought to the stage during the three-decade celebration. These employees presented the "Top Ten Things Staffers Would Like to Say to Dave on his 30th Anniversary in Late Night," according to the Pioneer Press.

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