In this Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014 photo, the interior of a 2015 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 4WD LTZ Crew Cab pickup truck is shown at Miami Lakes AutoMall in Miami Lakes, Fla. All major automakers report U.S. sales on Monday, Jan. 5, 2015. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Carmakers finish strong in 2014

Buoyed by a resurgent economy, holiday sales, cheap gasoline and low interest rates, Americans headed to car dealers in droves last month.

FILE - In this Nov. 12, 2014, cyclists ride on Capitol Hill in Washington. The 114th Congress that convenes Tuesday will count more minorities and women than ever, although lawmakers remain overwhelmingly white and male in the Republican-controlled House and Senate. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

More women, minorities in new Congress

A record 104 women will serve in Congress, and for the first time, African-American members of both genders and representing both parties wi…