The Latest: GOP Candidates offer Super Bowl picks
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The Latest on the race for president, with candidates focusing on New Hampshire, which holds the first primary in the 2016 race on Tuesday (all times local):
Rubio under fire in GOP debate after rise in polls
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Marco Rubio, a first-term senator on the rise in the presidential race, faced a barrage of attacks in Saturday night's Republican debate, with rivals vigorously challenging his readiness to be president and the depth of his expertise as they sought to salvage their own WhiteHouse hopes.
The Latest: North Korea says launch successful, more to come
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on North Korea's launch of a long-range rocket (all times local):
North Korea fires rocket seen as covert missile test
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Sunday defied international warnings and launched a long-range rocket that the United Nations and others call a cover for a banned test of technology for a missile that could strike the U.S. mainland.
Taiwan rescuers find signs of life in quake rubble
TAINAN, Taiwan (AP) — Rescuers on Sunday found signs of life within the remains of a high-rise residential building that collapsed in a powerful, shallow earthquake in southern Taiwan that killed at least 18 people and injured hundreds.
Turkey under pressure as Syrians mass at border
BEIRUT (AP) — Turkey came under mounting pressure to open its border Saturday as tens of thousands of Syrians fleeing a government onslaught sought entry and the European Union called on Ankara to grant them refuge.
Chicago officer sues estate of teen he shot, claiming trauma
CHICAGO (AP) — A white Chicago police officer who fatally shot a black 19-year-old college student and accidentally killed a neighbor has filed a lawsuit against the teenager's estate, arguing the shooting left him traumatized.
Directors Guild Awards offer a peek behind the camera
LOS ANGELES (AP) — While the annual Directors Guild of America Awards can herald the eventual Oscar winners in the best director and picture categories, Saturday's ceremony also offers a telling look at who's working behind the camera in Hollywood amid the industry's ongoing discussion about diversty.
Favre, Stabler, Harrison, Greene, Pace, Dungy voted to Hall
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Brett Favre and the late Ken Stabler, a pair of kindred-spirit QBs who each won a Super Bowl, were elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday.
MVP Newton, Watt, Rivera, Berry big winners of NFL awards
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Cam Newton is now a Super Bowl quarterback with an MVP award.