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Nina Crossland holds up a photo of her aunt Phyllis Macay. The U.S. military says pirates killed Macay and three other American hostages they were holding on a yacht off Somalia's coast.
National AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka speaks to protesters in Wisconsin's Capitol rotunda Friday during a rally opposing Gov. Scott Walker's bill threatening collective bargaining rights.
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President Obama tours a General Electric plant in in Schenectady, N.Y., with GE Chairman and CEO Jeffrey Immelt on Jan. 21. GE paid 3.6 cents on the dollar in corporate taxes in the past three years.
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