Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders swept to victory in Tuesday's New Hampshire primaries, adding crucial credibility to their upstart candidacies and underscoring voters' insistence on shaking up American politics.
Trump and Sanders entered Tuesday's contest as favorites in New Hampshire, but needed to deliver on expectations after second-place finishes in Iowa's leadoff caucuses. Trump appealed to voters seeking a political outsider, while Sanders was buoyed by those seeking a candidate who they felt cared about people like them.
New Hampshire residents at long last headed to the polls on Tuesday for the first-in-the-country primary. Here as some bright moments from the final day in the Granite State, from an unexpected bit of political pork at a polling place to two men dressed as robots chasing a candidate with a "robotic" reputation.
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General Motors is recalling more than 473,000 trucks and SUVs in the U.S. and Canada because the brake pedals can come loose and fail to work properly.
The recall covers certain 2015 and 2016 Chevrolet Silverado HD, GMC Sierra HD and Chevrolet Tahoe police vehicles.
GM says a nut on the brake pedal pivot mechanism can come loose, causing the pedal to loosen and possibly become inoperative.
Two dogs in the Flint, Michigan, area have tested positive for lead poisoning, NBC News reported.
The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development said they had no reports of lead toxicity in household pets in the last five years until Flint's water was contaminated — sickening an unknown number of children.
Veterinarians have reported two cases of dogs in Genesee County with high levels of the heavy metal, which can be fatal in animals. Both dogs are still alive.
Officials are reminding pet owners that their animals shouldn't drink unfiltered tap water until it's deemed safe.
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New Hampshire voters are putting their big imprint on the 2016 presidential race, a ritual that began 100 years ago with the state's first primary, and for some of them it was a confounding choice capped by a decision in the final minutes.
The primary pitted Bernie Sanders against Hillary Clinton on the Democratic side and more than half a dozen candidates on the Republican side in a field dominated in polling by Donald Trump.
Early exit polls indicated that New Hampshire voters might be growing more polarized. On Tuesday, three-quarters of voters in the Republican primary said they were conservative, up from just over half in 2012, and two-thirds of Democratic voters called themselves liberal, up from 56 percent in 2008.
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A divided Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to halt enforcement of President Barack Obama's sweeping plan to address climate change until after legal challenges are resolved.
The surprising move is a blow to the administration and a victory for the coalition of 27 mostly Republican-led states and industry opponents that call the regulations "an unprecedented power grab."
By temporarily freezing the rule the high court's order signals that opponents have made a strong argument against the plan, which aims to stave off the worst predicted impacts of climate change by reducing carbon dioxide emissions at existing power plants by about one-third by 2030. A federal appeals court last month refused to put it on hold.
New Hampshire voters have a reputation of being free thinkers, but truly independent voters could be hard to find in the Granite State.
Undeclared voters in the state are allowed to vote in the Democratic or Republican primary, which has made them a valuable get for candidates on both sides of the aisle.
But just because a voter is Undeclared does not mean they’re undecided or don’t identify with the standard parties, according to interviews with several voters in the state and a professor at the University of New Hampshire who has studied voter patterns.
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Donald Trump won nearly every voting bloc in New Hampshire Tuesday, according to the NBC News Exit Poll.
Trump did particularly well among a few groups. His best showing came from voters who wanted a candidate who "tells it like it is" (63 percent) and those who want a president from outside the political establishment (57 percent), NBC News reported.
Trump took support from half of Republicans who named immigration as their top issue. He also won 42 percent of the vote among those who support banning non-U.S. Muslims from entering the country, as the billionaire real-estate mogul has called for.
But New Hampshire Republicans are divided on the prospects of Trump as the party's nominee. Overall, 48 percent say they would be satisfied if he won the GOP nomination, but a nearly identical 49 percent would be dissatisfied.
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A homeless man in his mid-70s was found “disoriented and lethargic” trapped inside a Los Angeles newspaper stand Monday afternoon after apparently trying to use the box as shelter more than a day ago.
A round 3 p.m., a woman approached police officers in Harvard Heights near the corner of Pico Boulevard and Western Avenue and expressed concern about a man who hadn’t been seen for a few days.
She led them to the green wooden stand, where Officer Lucy Bermudez found him stuck, unable to get out. It was about 90 degrees outside and around 100 degrees inside the box when he was found, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.
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Turns out Paris isn't the only city where love is in the air. Amazon is out with its list of the Top 20 Most Romantic Cities right here in the U.S., and some of them may surprise you, NBC News reported.
The online retailer's list rolled out every year around Valentine's Day, calls Alexandria, Virginia the most romantic city in the country. This is the third time the city has claimed the top spot — it was also listed as number one in 2010 and 2011.
Amazon bases its romantic city rankings on sales data from cities with more than 100,000 residents. It includes purchases per capita of romance novels and relationship books, romantic comedy movies and downloads of romantic music by artists like Barry White and Luther Vandross. It also includes sales per capita of sexual wellness products.
Here's the top five: 1) Alexandria, Virginia, 2) Miami, Florida, 3) Knoxville, Tennessee, 4) Orlando, Florida and 5) Vancouver, Washington.
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"Iowa picks corn and New Hampshire picks presidents," former New Hampshire Gov. John Sununu famously said. Among Republicans, New Hampshire's primary results over the last few decades have been better than Iowa's caucus results at predicting who would go on to become the presidential nominee.
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