Mia Love of Utah on Tuesday became the first black female Republican in Congress as she was sworn in along with 57 other freshmen members of the U.S. House.
It was a good day to be the new guy.
The price of oil plunged again Monday and fell below $50 a barrel for the first time since April 2009.
Trips in Europe or Asia should be cheaper for Americans this year. Thank a stronger dollar.
The White House on Monday waded into a controversy over revelations that the House's No. 3 Republican spoke to a white supremacist group 12 years ago.
Republicans are assuming full control of Congress for the first time in eight years in a day of pomp, circumstance and raw politics beneath the Capitol Dome.
His accusers brandish a confession scribbled inside a boat during an intensive manhunt and a video they say shows him placing a backpack with a bomb a few feet from a little boy who died when it exploded seconds later.
President Barack Obama this week will test whether he still has the sway to keep Washington focused on his own priorities, even as a new Republican-run Congress descends on the Capitol eager to take him on.
Sailor Gutzler, the 7-year-old girl who survived a plane crash, walked a mile through the cold, dark woods to safety and then helped authorities locate the wreckage and remains of her family, may not be done helping investigators.
Concealed weapons are part of everyday life in Idaho, and that's unlikely to change.
The city is hoping to hand over the investigation of a 12-year-old boy's fatal shooting by police to an outside agency.
New episodes in the nation's long-running political drama over health care are coming via your news feed in 2015.
The number of law enforcement officers killed by firearms jumped by 56 percent this year and included 15 ambush deaths.
A man who had posted an online video threatening to kill police and FBI agents tried to use his car to run down officers seeking to arrest him.
Long criticized as the party of old white men, Republicans are seeing a diverse group of people step up for possible contention in the 2016 presidential race.
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