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Republicans look to challenge Obama on energy, Cuba

Republicans take full control of the Congress this week.

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Girl’s remarkable survival after fatal plane crash

A seven-year-old walked through dark woods for help after surviving a plane crash that killed her family.

People watch fireworks exploding over Copacabana beach during New Year celebrations in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

Making headlines this week

A look at some of the biggest newsmakers this week and the stories you may have missed.

NYPD crime scene tape is seen at the site of a shooting at the corner of Marcus Garvey Blvd. and Pulaski Street in the Brooklyn borough of New York July 9, 2012.

New York City murders hit record low

Murders in New York fell to 328 in 2014, the fewest since the New York Police Department started keeping reliable numbers in 1963.

Same-sex couple plastic figurines are displayed during a gay wedding fair (salon du mariage gay) in Paris April 27, 2013.

Federal judge allows gay marriages to begin in Florida

A federal judge in Florida ruled that county clerks must issue marriage licenses to all same-sex couples who request them starting Jan. 6.

Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo reacts with his father Mario (R) after being re-elected for the U.S. midterm race in New York in this November 4, 2014 file photo.

Former NY Governor Mario Cuomo dies

Mario Cuomo, the three-time governor of New York and a leading voice of the Democratic Party's liberal wing, died at 82.

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2014: The year in photos

A look back at some of the biggest newsmakers of the year.

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Robin Williams’ suicide seizes the year on Google

Google says Robin Williams' suicide seared into the world's collective mindset more than anything else this year.

Actor and comedian Robin Williams poses during a press tour promoting his new movie "License To Wed" in Santa Monica, Calif., Friday, June 15, 2007.

2014 Notable Deaths

A look at the celebrities and notable people we lost this year.

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Volkswagen recalls 38,000 cars due to fire risk

The recall includes Volkswagen Beetle, Jetta, Passat and some models of the Golf and GTI.

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CDC to hire lab safety chief after Ebola, flu mishaps

The job has taken on more urgency after a CDC scientist was possibly exposed to Ebola in a lab last week.

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AirAsia victim with life jacket raises questions about plane’s last moments

Rescuers believe they have found the plane on the ocean floor off Borneo.

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Temps plunge U.S. into deep freeze

Colder-than-average temperatures are sending chills across America.

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Today in entertainment history: Jan. 30

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A look back on some of Hollywood's biggest headlines.

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Dominos delivery guy crashes Legion of Boom photo shoot

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For a 20-year-old pizza shop employee, this was 10 of the best minutes of his life.

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Babies going through tunnels

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You have to see these kids react to the magic of underground transportation.