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The Pulse: ACA deadline delayed

In Monday's edition of "The Pulse," an Obamacare deadline delayed by a day; Cracker Barrel responds to "Duck Dynasty" backlash; and more.
In Monday's edition of "The Pulse," an Obamacare deadline delayed by a day; Cracker Barrel responds to "Duck Dynasty" backlash; and more.

The deadline to get health insurance on January 1st under the Affordable Care Act delayed by a day. That's if you live in one of the states using the federal government's enrollment website. Healthcare.gov's glitchy rollout caused a backlog, forcing the administration to move back the signup dates. As an additional fix, officials say if you continue running into trouble while signing up today, there may be a special enrollment period for you.

Cracker Barrel putting 'duck dynasty' items back on its shelves. This, after the restaurant chain said on Facebook it was removing the items after A&E suspended Phil Robertson from the show following controversial comments on homosexuality. Customers criticized the move and today, the company apologized for offending its customers, calling the decision a mistake.

In Utah, a federal judge blocked a request by state officials to stop same-sex weddings. But the legal fight over gay marriage is far from over as the state appeals the decision. State lawyers have filed a request with a higher court to put these marriages on hold. Utah is the 18th state to allow same-sex couples to marry.

The Philadelphia Eagles paid tribute to one of their own. Rachel Washburn was an Eagles cheerleader just a few years ago. Now, she's a first lieutenant in the U.S. Army and just returned from her second deployment to Afghanistan. The Eagles honored their former cheerleader during a ceremony before their game against the Chicago Bears Sunday.

Tony Romo possibly out for the season due to injury. But Dallas Cowboys Coach Jason Garrett says Romo hasn't been ruled out for a finale against Philadelphia. But ESPN reported Romo will be out for the year because he needs surgery. Romo injured his back in a game against Washington Sunday. Garrett says Romo will be treated and evaluated daily. The Cowboys will face off against the Philadelphia Eagles this week.
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