By James Oliphant and Amanda Becker MANCHESTER, N.H. (Reuters) - Insurgent candidates in the 2016 U.S. presidential race, billionaire Republican Donald Trump and Democratic socialist Bernie Sanders, sought to lift their campaigns on Tuesday at the New Hampshire primary elections by defeating mainstream rivals. Riding a wave of voter anger at traditional politicians, the two men held big leads over their respective opponents in New Hampshire, the second state in the process of picking party nominees for the Nov. 8 election to replace President Barack Obama. The polls were to close at 7 p.m. EST (0000 GMT) and New Hampshire officials predicted a historic high turnout of about 550,000 as long lines of voters formed at polling stations.
NEW YORK (AP) — A former business titan convicted more than a decade ago in a notorious corporate fraud case that featured headline-grabbing tales of excessive spending is now board chairman of a New York City nonprofit that helps ex-prisoners re-enter society, the group announced Tuesday.
Denver Broncos general manager John Elway said Tuesday Peyton Manning will not be pressured into a quick decision over his future, hinting that the quarterback may still have a role with the franchise if he plays on. Manning said in the aftermath of Sunday's win over the Carolina Panthers he planned to take his time before making a decision. Elway said Tuesday the Broncos would allow Manning as long as he needed.