The Brief

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu Meets With California Gov. Jerry Brown In San Francisco

Israeli Leader Comes to U.S.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu traveled to Washington for a controversial visit that he described as "a fateful, even historic mission"

Dallas Nurse Nina Pham Who Contracted Ebola Released From NIH Virus Free

Ebola Nurse to Sue Hospital

The nurse who was the first known person to contract Ebola on American soil will sue the hospital where she contracted the virus

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The Apple Watch Will Have a Battery Saver

The word's still out on whether the Apple Watch will be a commercial hit when it debuts this April—but there's one feature that might make the high-tech wearable especially attractive: a "Power Reserve" mode

Rand Paul speaks at CPAC in National Harbor, Md. on Feb. 27, 2015.

Conservatives Lift Rand Paul

Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul won the Conservative Political Action Conference straw poll for the third year in a row, but the real action was in second place, where Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker took the honors


Missing Teen Girls Spotted in Turkey

Three British teenagers who are suspected of traveling to Syria to join Islamist militants were spotted on camera in Turkey not long after they boarded a flight from London to Istanbul last month

Why Your Credit Card Rates Could Be Going Up Soon

American Express is raising rates on more than one million cards, and annual rates for some customers will climb by an average of 2.5%. It's American Express’ first rate bump in more than five years

Gathering against Boko Haram attacks in Nigeria. January 17, 2015. Paris, France

Nigeria Crowd Kills Girl Suspected as Suicide Bomber

A crowd beat to death a teenage girl accused of being a suicide bomber and then set her body ablaze, according to police and witnesses at a northeastern Nigerian market. A second suspect, also a teenage girl, was arrested

Aerial view of airplane

New Plane Tracking Tested After Malaysia Jet Mystery

Australia, Indonesia and Malaysia will lead a trial of an enhanced method of tracking aircraft over remote oceans to allow planes to be more easily found should they vanish like Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, Australia's transport minister said

APTOPIX Winter Weather

February Coldest Month in History For Some in U.S.

February was the coldest month ever recorded in parts of the northeastern U.S., breaking century-old records in some areas; Bangor, Maine saw average temperatures of just 6 degrees during the past 28 days

87th Annual Academy Awards - Arrivals

Lupita Nyong'o's Stolen Oscar Dress Recovered

The as-yet-unidentified thief who stole the 12 Years a Slave star's dress apparently returned it to the London Hotel in Los Angeles. "We believe this dress is the dress that was stolen from the London Hotel," a police spokesman said.