NUMBER 5 - VELVEETA SHORTAGE
Heads up cheese lovers, we've got some bad news. Kraft Foods is warning of a possible Velveeta shortage. The company says supplies of the popular processed cheese product are running low because of high demand. With Super Bowl and award show viewing parties coming up it's a bad time for a shortage. Most reports of the shortage right now are on the east coast.
NUMBER 4 - PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS
Jennifer Hudson didn't win a People's Choice Award for a performance on Wednesday. But her emotional speech for a humanitarian award was the highlight of the show. Other notable moments at the 2014 People's Choice Awards: Britney Spears, received her first People's Choice Award. Also, Ellen Degeneres won her 14th award, named favorite daytime TV host.
NUMBER 3 - DENNIS RODMAN OUTBURST
Dennis Rodman says he'd been drinking when he made an angry outburst on CNN this week, and he is sorry. Rodman is in North Korea, where he led a team of American pro-ballers against a North Korean team in honor of North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un. Tuesday, Rodman appeared on CNN and became angry and combative when asked about Kenneth Bae, an American being held in a North Korean prison camp.
NUMBER 2 - ARTIC BLAST
Much of the nation is still in the grips of the arctic blast and now mother nature is adding extreme snow to the mix. A major highway shut-down in Buffalo as gusts eclipsed 40 miles an hour, with snow piling up at the rate of two inches an hour. In New Jersey, live power lines collapsed onto a train after the frigid air caused them to sag. Passengers were delayed for hours.
NUMBER 1 - BRIDGEGATE
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie says that he was misled by his staff over what's become known as "Bridgegate." It stems from lane closures in September that caused heavy traffic around the George Washington Bridge, and may have even delayed emergency services to the town of Fort Lee. Newly released e-mails suggest it was orchestrated by Christie's aides as political punishment for Fort Lee's mayor, who did not support Christie's re-election. Christie says he knew nothing about what transpired.