Arizona Cardinals QB Carson Palmer and Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton are the first Heisman Trophy winning quarterbacks in history to play against each other in the NFL Playoffs. The pair face off in the NFC Championship game Sunday.
The harrowing survival epic "The Revenant" leads the Oscar race with 12 nominations, including best picture. The acclaimed film also scored nods for star Leonardo DiCaprio, director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu and supporting actor Tom Hardy.
Four Republican presidential candidates ranking at the bottom of national polls squared off for their final debate of the year Tuesday night in Las Vegas. Topics focused on national security and the threat from the Islamic State group.