An Al Qaeda-linked militant group who took control of a Algerian gas plant during a four-day-long siege that left 38 hostages dead, including three Americans, did it with help from the inside, Algeria's prime minister said Monday.
With the oath, a punchy inaugural address and the traditional ride down Pennsylvania Avenue, President Obama began his second term Monday pledging to "finish what we started." But the president's success, and ultimately his legacy, will depend now on whether he can shake the stalemate in Washington.
The teen suspected of gunning down his parents and three siblings in their New Mexico home told police he reloaded his assault rifle and was planning to go to a "populated area to murder more people,"  police said.
House Republicans are touting a new plan for temporarily resolving the debt ceiling standoff and passing a bonafide budget for the first time in years. But lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are claiming there's a problem ? it's unconstitutional.