Freshman members started learning the ways of the Capitol this week — everything from office supplies to parking and even voting.
Republican governors and governors-elect are in Florida this week for the Republican Governors' Association conference. After a successful election, they are meeting to discuss the party's message and direction.
Jordan is formally in charge of Jerusalem's Al Aqsa compound — on the hilltop contested by Jews and Muslims — and the kingdom is nervous that tensions could ignite a broad conflict.
Singer and guitarist Barbara Lynn is well-known for her classic late '60s soul music sound. Back then, she toured with James Brown and Otis Redding, and appeared on American Bandstand. Now, Atlantic Records has reissued her third album on vinyl.
The acting director of the Secret Service made his first appearance before a congressional committee on Wednesday following a security breach that led to the resignation of the previous chief.
There was more fallout for actor comedian Bill Cosby on Wednesday, following renewed allegations about sexual misconduct. NBC said it was cancelling plans for a comedy it was developing with Cosby.
The federal government has demanded that Takata and ten automakers expand their air bag recall. Until now, the recall has been limited to high humidity areas where they are most likely to fail.
President Obama will unveil his executive actions on immigration Thursday, but Republicans aren't waiting for the announcement to criticize the move.
The inventive Carolina roots-rock band performs songs from its new album, The Lateness Of Dancers.
The rich maritime history dates back more than a millennium. There's a group dedicated to reviving it by making boats the old-fashioned way: with coconut palm fiber, shark liver oil and no nails.
Pumpkin spice is the flavor of the season, but does anyone think there's real pumpkin in the "science goo" in our lattes? Turns out flavor companies have come up with a simple chemical recipe for it.
Jazz's highest-profile competition recently crowned a new victor in a star-studded gala. But for the Thelonious Monk Institute, competition is only a small part of its desire to be back out West.
"My Toilet," a new photo exhibit in London, documents how commodes — or the lack of a proper one — affect the health, safety and education of girls and women around the world.
Cretin returns with a ferocious grindcore chug-a-lug that hits like a steel-toe boot to the shins, complete with guitar and bass solos that blast it wide open.
The river rafting industry is pleading with the state to spend more on advertising, but finding the money will be difficult.
Stewart talks about his future hosting the show known for its political satire. "It is unclear to me," he tells Fresh Air. "The minute I say I'm not going to do it anymore, I will miss it like crazy."
A batch of lyrics that Bob Dylan wrote in the late 1960s were given by Dylan to producer T-Bone Burnett, who came up with the idea to have some contemporary musicians set the words to music.
Foxcatcher is about wealthy heir John du Pont who hosted Olympians on his estate. The director talks about casting Steve Carrell, the challenge of filming wrestling scenes and his film Capote.
The militant group is reportedly advertising on the black market for people to manage its oil operations, at a salary of $225,000 per year.
Facing pressure from analysts and investors over finances, JetBlue Airways is adding bag fees and cutting passenger legroom.