• Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning walks on the field during an NFL football practice in Stanford, Calif., Friday, Feb. 5, 2016. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

    Super Bowl 50: Manning’s last game? Newton’s finest moment?

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Peyton Manning’s last game? Cam Newton’s finest moment?

  • In this Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016, photo, Colerain Township Police Det. Dave Hubbard, left, and Nan Franks, CEO of Greater Cincinnati Addiction Services Council, center, meet with a heroin user, who requested to remain anonymous, five days after she nearly died from a heroin overdose in Colerain Township in Hamilton, Ohio. “I could be dead,” the woman, in her 50s, said as Judy Garland’s voice warbled poignantly in the living room: “Somewhere, over the rainbow, way up high.” (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

    Heroin scourge changes role of police in hard-hit areas

    CINCINNATI (AP) — Forehead furrowed, a woman drags on a Camel cigarette, admitting she has only vague memories of nearly dying five days earlier.

    Updated: 9:51 am

  • In this Feb. 4, 2016, photo, teacher Jessica Ries passes out writing assessment tests to her fourth-grade students at Hayward Elementary School in Sioux Falls, S.D. Ries is one of many teachers working two jobs in South Dakota, a state that ranks last in teacher pay. (AP Photo/Dirk Lammers)

    Low pay forces South Dakota teachers to hold 2nd, 3rd jobs

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Jessica Ries settles in behind the counter of Tip Top Tux and phones a couple to remind them of an upcoming fitting before their wedding. In the back room, beyond the dapper mannequins and vest swatches of pink, yellow and blue, a tote filled with review packets for 24 of her Hayward Elementary School students awaits her attention if she gets any down time.

  • In this Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016, photo, coal ash is removed from the Dan River Steam Station in Eden, N.C., to be transported by rail to a permanent site in Virginia. Duke Energy Corp. is digging up and hauling away from riverbanks the toxic coal residues two years after one of the worst coal-ash spills in U.S. history. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

    Costs of closing, cleaning toxic coal ash pits grows clearer

    EDEN, N.C. (AP) — Giant earthmoving machines beep and grind as they drop 17-ton scoops of coal ash and dirt into dozens of railroad cars lined up for two-thirds of a mile at a site along the Virginia-North Carolina border, where the country’s largest electricity company was responsible for one of the worst spills of the toxic, liquefied waste in U.S. history.

    Updated: 7:44 am

  • Return of Purple Heart from WWII turns up missing family

    CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A Purple Heart awarded to a soldier from New Hampshire killed in World War II’s Battle of the Bulge that turned up recently after a woman’s death has brought together two branches of a family that never knew of the other’s existence.

  • Massachusetts plan could spur hydro imports to New England

    BOSTON (AP) — Tapping into Canadian hydropower is hardly a new concept in energy-starved New England. But Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker’s proposal to authorize long-term contracts between utilities and hydropower producers is being viewed in some quarters as a potential game-changer for the region.

    Updated: 7:09 am

  • Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., answers a question as Republican presidential candidate, businessman Donald Trump listens during a Republican presidential primary debate hosted by ABC News at the St. Anselm College  Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, in Manchester, N.H. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

    Rubio comes under withering criticism in Republican debate

    HAMPTON, N.H. (AP) — It’s less than two days until New Hampshire voters go to the polls. But Hillary Clinton is in Michigan. And other candidates, even Jeb Bush, say their campaigns will go on no matter how they do on Tuesday. Donald Trump says he doesn’t need to win New Hampshire — but he’d like to.

    Updated: 2:57 pm

  • Hut fire kills all 10 family member on Pakistani island

    ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani police official says fire has killed all 10 members of a fisherman’s family on an island in southern Pakistan.

  • Troubled New Mexico border city gets temp city manager

    SUNLAND PARK, N.M. (AP) — A former New Mexico Oil and Gas Association president has been named interim city manager of a troubled New Mexico border city that is working to put past scandals behind it while two councilors face legal problems.

    Updated: 12:27 pm

  • Police: Israeli soldier stabbed in southern Israel

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police say a soldier has been stabbed in southern Israel.