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Finishing touches are being put on field ahead of Super Bowl Sunday

The party has started in Arizona, but there is still a lot of work left to be done before Super Bowl Sunday.

NFL players explain how they stay fit off the field

This weekend millions of us will sit around eating nachos and wings while watching some of the best athletes in professional football. So what can we, the Average Joes, learn from elite athletes about staying in shape?

Senate passes Keystone XL measure

The Senate passed a bipartisan bill on Thursday to clear construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, a controversial project that would transport oil from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico.

Man kills friend while acting out Waka Flocka Flame song

A Florida man is facing charges after a deadly shooting that investigators say took place as he was acting out lyrics to a rap song.

Texas hunters bag 790 lbs. 'Boarzilla'

They're calling it "Boarzilla," a 790-pound hog shot in Comanche County. Blaine Garcia and Wyatt Walton killed the boar about three miles north of De Leon, Texas, their hometown.

Seattle pot company creates '12th pack' of joints for Super Bowl

Employees of Seattle medical marijuana producer Solstice working double-time to fill orders of their new "12th Pack" in time for the Super Bowl. Their goal is 2,000 joints per day.

Apocalypse obsessed parents kill children, commit suicide

The mysterious deaths of five Utah family members in their Springville home baffled authorities at first.

Authorities working on 'super' security for the big game

The party is in full swing at Super Bowl Central in Phoenix, where a careful balance of celebration and security can be seen.

95-year-old Ping-Pong champion has no intentions of slowing down

Rual "Smitty" Smith celebrated his 95th birthday at one of his favorite places Wednesday...the ping pong table.

Chaos erupts at St. Louis City Hall during police oversight meeting

A shouting and shoving match erupted at St. Louis City Hall Wednesday evening during the first public hearing for a police oversight board.

U.S. Attorney General nominee faces critics of Eric Holder

Confirmations hearings for Attorney General Nominee Loretta Lynch continue today.

Connecticut company makes soda in honor of 'Deflategate'

In the wake of the recent controversy over deflate-gate, there is a brew at a Connecticut soda company.

‘Friendship 9’ honored for 1961 civil rights protest

A wrong was set right after more than a half century of delay in a South Carolina courtroom Wednesday.

New England recovers from record-setting blizzard

The Blizzard of 2015 is officially one for the record books. From Connecticut to Maine, heavy snow and high winds blasted the region, closing schools and businesses, shutting down roads and canceling thousands of flights.

U.S. Senate holds confirmation hearing for AG nominee Loretta Lynch

The Senate has convened a two day confirmation hearing on U.S. Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch.