NUMBER 5 - LUXURY BOATS GO UP IN FLAMES
Flames and smoke shot into the sky, dwarfing luxury boats at a local marina on Main Beach off Australia's Gold Coast. Authorities are investigating if the fire that destroyed three boats and badly damaged a fourth was deliberately lit. Arson hasn't been ruled out at this time. Investigators say the fire was fast and fierce, fueled by fiberglass and diesel fuel.
NUMBER 4 - REPORT: ASIANA VICTIM DEAD BEFORE HIT BY FIRE TRUCK
A 16-year-old victim of the Asiana Airlines crash in San Francisco died before firefighters drove over her, according to a new official report. That contradicts the coroner's finding that Ye Meng Yuan died of blunt trauma injuries. The report also found she was ejected from the plane, and was not wearing a seat belt. Three people died when the jet broke apart during landing last year.
NUMBER 3 - BIEBER SURRENDERS
Facing an assault charge, Justin Bieber turned himself in to police in Toronto Wednesday. He has been booked in connection with an encounter with a limo driver a month ago. This is the 19-year old's second arrest in a week, after police handcuffed him for drag racing in Miami. Also, he's still being investigated in the egging of his neighbor's house.
NUMBER 2 - 700 SICKENED ON CRUISE SHIP
After days at sea with hundreds of sick people aboard, a Royal Caribbean cruise ship is back on shore. With almost 700 people ill, the CDC says the Explorer of the Seas is the cruise ship with the highest number of sick people in 20 years. Health officials aren't exactly sure what caused the illness, but the symptoms are consistent with Norovirus. Royal Caribbean says passengers will get a 50 percent refund, and 50 percent credit for a future cruise.
NUMBER 1 - WINTER STORM CRIPPLES SOUTH
Winter weather continues to cripple the southern states. Motorists were stranded on roads for hours, desperate for food and water. In Atlanta in there have been 940 confirmed car accidents this week. Huddled masses formed on the floors in Walgreens and Home Depot stores, which opened to stranded strangers. The weather has also forced thousands of students to spend the night in schools.