The Brief

Earthquake Strikes Mexico City

225 Killed As Earthquake Rocks Mexico City

Rescuers and volunteers frantically dug through the rubble of collapsed schools, homes and apartment buildings long into the night, looking for survivors of Mexico's deadliest earthquake since 1985 as the number of confirmed fatalities climbed to 225

Senate Leadership Hold News Conferences After Weekly Policy Meeting Luncheons

GOP Eyes Last-Ditch Attempt to Repeal Obamacare

In a startling reversal of fortune over the last week, Republican lawmakers have exceeded expectations and resuscitated a new effort to dismantle and replace key strictures of the Affordable Care Act

Emma Stone Opens Up to Stephen Colbert About Anxiety

During an appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, the Battle of the Sexes star shared that therapy helped her handle her anxiety as a child. "I was a very, very, very anxious child and I had a lot of panic attacks"

ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" - Season 15

Jimmy Kimmel Attacks GOP Health Care Plan

As the Senate nears a deadline for a last-ditch effort to repeal Obamacare, television host Jimmy Kimmel stepped up to tell his audience how he believed the new Republican health care plan could hurt them and their families

Italy. Tuscany. Florence cityscape

The Best City in Europe, According to Travelers

Home to more than 1 million works of Renaissance art and a vibrant shopping scene, Florence was voted the best city in Europe in this year's Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards for the tenth time in 11 years

Today - Season 66

Hillary Clinton Discusses Putin and Trump

Hillary Clinton described experiencing sexism and witnessing "manspreading" from Russian President Vladimir Putin during her tenure as Secretary of State. She also criticized President Trump's speech at the U.N. earlier this week

Irma cleanup

Sinkhole Swallows Florida Family's Home

A Florida family watched as a sinkhole swallowed their home, leaving generations of cherished belongings buried under rubble. The sinkhole, which demolished their Apopka home, has grown to about 25 feet wide and 15 feet deep

Ho Plaza looking south from atop McGraw Tower, Cornell University

Cornell University Investigating Beating of Black Student

Cornell University plans to form a task force to address what its president calls "persistent problems of bigotry and intolerance." Authorities in Ithaca say they're looking into whether last week's attack against a black student was racially motivated


Cuba Denies Role in 'Sonic Attacks'

The Cuban government again denied any involvement in or any knowledge of a mysterious series of health incidents that have affected American diplomats in Havana. The alleged sonic attacks left diplomats blind or brain damaged

President of France Emmanuel Macron addresses the United Nations General Assembly at UN headquarters, September 19, 2017 in New York City.

Macron: The Paris Climate Deal Is Not Up for Debate

French President Emmanuel Macron threw down the gauntlet to President Trump on the Paris climate agreement, saying the environmental accord will not be renegotiated to favor the U.S. "We will not backtrack," Macron said at the United Nations