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Brian Libby of Eastham, Mass., walks back from looking at Nauset Light Beach where the steps were washed away during the storm Monday, Feb. 8, 2016.  A wind-driven winter storm brought blizzard conditions to Cape Cod and threatened to drop up to 18 inches of snow on southeastern Massachusetts on Monday. (Merrily Cassidy/The Cape Cod Times via AP)

New England digs out from latest storm; snow in Mid-Atlantic

A wind-driven winter storm that brought blizzard conditions to Cape Cod fell short of forecast snowfall totals and spared the Northeast the widespread power outages that had been predicted. Snowflakes were still flying Tuesday as New England residents continued to mop up from Monday's storm. And the misery may not ...

NASCAR Chairman and CEO Brian France speaks during a news conference in Charlotte, N.C., Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. NASCAR announced a new charter system for team owners. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

NASCAR allows franchise system to give team owners value

NASCAR announced a dramatic overhaul of its business model Tuesday, shifting to a franchise-like system that is intended to provide actual value and financial stability to team owners after decades of heavy reliance on sponsors. The change gets away from the independent contractor model that had been used since NASCAR's ...

Carolina Panthers’ Cam Newton answers questions after the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game against the Denver Broncos Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif.  The Broncos won 24-10. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Newton defends actions at Super Bowl: 'I will not conform'

Cam Newton isn't apologizing for acting like a "sore loser" after the Super Bowl. The league's MVP has been widely criticized for walking out of a three-minute press conference after a 24-10 loss to the Denver Broncos on Sunday in which he answered questions with mostly one- and two-word responses ...

The Latest: Areas of Cape Cod hit hardest by latest storm

The Latest on the cleanup of the storm that brought blizzard conditions to Cape Cod and was forecast to dump more snow on the Mid-Atlantic states (all times local): 10:15 a.m. Areas of Cape Cod and the islands got the most snow from a winter storm that started battering the ...

FILE - In this Nov. 19, 2013, file photo, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention sign is photographed at the agency's federal headquarters in Atlanta. A new government report on health insurance has implications for the presidential campaign. Out Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, the National Health Interview Survey says eight states saw a significant drop last year in the number of residents without health insurance. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

Gov't report: 8 states had significant drop in uninsured

Eight states saw a significant drop last year in the number of residents going without health insurance, according to a government report out Tuesday that has implications for the presidential campaign. All but Florida had accepted a Medicaid expansion that is one of two major pathways to coverage under President ...

Attorney General Loretta Lynch speaks during an interview with The Associated Press about improving relationships between police and their communities, Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, at the Justice Department in Washington. Lynch plans to visit six cities, starting this week, to highlight police departments she sees as role models for law enforcement. The locations were chosen because they embody a particular trait of successful policing, such as effective use of data, strong community relationships or a commitment to officer safety, Lynch said Monday in an interview with The Associated Press. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Attorney General to visit 6 cities to highlight police work

Attorney General Loretta Lynch plans to visit six cities in the coming months to highlight police departments she sees as role models for law enforcement. The locations were chosen because they embody a particular trait of successful policing, such as effective use of data, strong community relationships or a commitment ...

Denver Broncos’ Peyton Manning holds up the trophy after the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif. The Broncos won 24-10. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

Super Bowl gets 111.9 million viewers, down from last year

Setting television viewership records with the Super Bowl has become almost routine, but this year's average of 111.9 million viewers for Denver's victory over Carolina is down from the past two years. That makes Sunday's game the third most-watched event in U.S. television history, the Nielsen company said Monday. Last ...

Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller, right, hugs NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell at a news conference in San Francisco, Monday, Feb. 8, 2016. Miller was named Super Bowl MVP after the Broncos beat the Carolina Panthers 24-10 in Super Bowl 50. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Miller awaits offseason filled with fun, financial reward

On top of his game and now the world, Von Miller's docket is quickly filling up. A parade. Lots of parties. A princely payday. "I was just talking to Coach Kubiak, I was asking if you could make the plane do backflips on the way home," Miller said Monday after ...

Denver Broncos’ Peyton Manning holds up the trophy after the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif. The Broncos beat the Panthers 24-10.  (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Dominant D carries Manning, Broncos to 24-10 Super Bowl win

With his prolific passing and complete control of the game at the line of scrimmage, Peyton Manning helped usher in the NFL's wide-open era of high-scoring offenses and pass-happy game plans. Manning's possible farewell game in Super Bowl 50 was a throwback to the 1970s when his father Archie was ...

Dominant D carries Manning, Broncos to 24-10 Super Bowl win

With his prolific passing and complete control of the game at the line of scrimmage, Peyton Manning helped usher in the NFL's wide-open era of high-scoring offenses and pass-happy game plans. Manning's possible farewell game in Super Bowl 50 was a throwback to the 1970s when his father Archie was ...

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