Charles MahtesianCharles Mahtesian is NPR's Politics Editor.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (from left) arrives with his family Chiara de Blasio, Chirlane McCray and Dante de Blasio to take the oath of office on the steps of City Hall on Wednesday.
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Crews battle a Minneapolis apartment fire on Wednesday. The billowing fire engulfed a three-story building, sending 14 people to hospitals with injuries ranging from burns to trauma associated with falls.
Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford arrives to give his victory speech Tuesday in Mount Pleasant, S.C. Sanford won back his old congressional seat in the state's 1st District in a special election.