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French police officers arrive to take up positions near Porte de Vincennes in Paris on Jan. 9, 2015.

Follow tweets on the ground in France

01/09/15 11:47AM

French authorities stormed a building on the outskirts of Paris, killing the two suspects in a massacre that left 12 dead earlier this week in Paris, according to AFP and the Associated Press, bringing an end to a 50-hour manhunt for the two brothers accused of carrying out the attacks. read more

A view of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty)

News Quiz: Hectic week on the Hill

12/12/14 08:58AM

Capitol Hill was busy this week grappling with a Senate report that revealed atrocious CIA interrogation tactics, as well as a Congressional spending deal crucial to avoiding government shutdown. Did you catch all the fast-breaking news? read more

Protesters shout slogans during a demonstration demanding justice for the death of Eric Garner in Manhattan, New York City, on Dec. 5, 2014.

Hard news makes for a tough quiz

12/05/14 10:09AM

Have you kept up with all the events of the past week — or were you focused on the demonstrations across America calling for police reform? read more