Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV), delivered his farewell speech to the Senate on Dec. 8 ahead of his retirement in January, marking the end of 30 years on Capitol Hill. Vice President Joe Biden, Hillary Clinton, and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell were on hand for the tribute to Reid, which included the unveiling of a portrait of Reid which will hang in the Capitol.
Relatives and friends of passengers aboard the EgyptAir jet that crashed await word at the EgyptAir in-flight service building at the airport in Cairo, Egypt, on Thursday. The flight from Paris to Cairo with 66 on board crashed into the Mediterranean Sea off the Greek island of Crete early Thursday morning.
The city is responding to a federal lawsuit, one day after the city council voted to revise an agreement aimed at improving the way police and courts treat poor people and minorities in the St. Louis suburb.
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is running against former secretary of state, senator and first lady Hillary Clinton and former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley for the Democratic nomination in the 2016 presidential election.
Rubio is running against a large field of GOP candidates, including real estate mogul Donald J. Trump, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson in the presidential primaries ahead of the 2016 election.
Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush is running against a large field of GOP candidates including business mogul Donald J. Trump, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio and retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson in the presidential primaries ahead of the 2016 election.
President Barack Obama's $4 trillion budget for 2016 includes a $1 billion "Moonshot" task force to fight cancer, a $1.8 billion in emergency funding to combat the Zika virus in the United States and abroad and a $10-a-barrel oil tax to be used for infrastructure renovation and clean transportation projects. The Republican-led Congress has guaranteed many proposals will be rejected.
Republican presidential hopeful Donald J. Trump is running against a large field of GOP candidates including Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio and retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson, ahead of Iowa's first-in-the-nation caucuses February 1.
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is running against a large field of GOP candidates, including real estate mogul Donald J. Trump, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio and retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson in the presidential primaries ahead of the 2016 election.
Turing Pharmaceuticals CEO Martin Shkreli was arrested in December for alleged financial irregularities. Shkreli drew fire for boosting the price of Daraprim, a drug used to treat infections that are found in those with compromised immune systems, by 4,000 percent.
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