Tens of thousands gathered in St. Peter's Square for Pope Benedict XVI's final audience before his resignation. The Pope spoke in English, and asked Catholics to pray for both him and the new Pope. (Feb. 27)
At least 18 foreign tourists are reported dead, after a hot air balloon crashed near Luxor, Egypt. The tourists are reported to be from Britain, France, Japan and Hong Kong. (Feb. 26)
Former Representative J.C. Watts is launching a nonprofit charged with recruiting and placing ethnic minority staffers in GOP congressional offices. Zach Carter joins Alicia to discuss.
Mindy McCready, who hit the top of the country charts before personal problems sidetracked her career, died Sunday in Arkansas in an apparent suicide. She was 37. (Feb. 18)
Obama speaks out on Affordable Care Act at State Of The Union
President Obama proposed hiking the minimum wage by more than 20% in his State of the Union address.
President Barack Obama urged the Senate on Thursday (January 24) to confirm without delay his appointment of Mary Jo White to head the Securities and Exchange Commission and his renomination of Richard Cordray as chief of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Obama, in announcing the staff decisions at the White ...
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell have reached an agreement on a filibuster reform deal.
Vice President Joe Biden stirs speculation he's considering a 2016 presidential run.
Stars from Hollywood joined political big wigs at the Creative Coalition Inaugural Ball in Washington, DC.