The Brief

People's Climate March New York
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Global Swarming

A crowd of 400,000, including former Vice President Al Gore, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and movie star Leonardo DiCaprio, flooded the streets of New York City to demand U.N. action on global warming — the largest climate demonstration in history


Afghanistan Gets New President

Ghani Ahmadzai will serve as the President of Afghanistan after signing a power-sharing deal with Abdullah Abdullah, who will become chief executive

Handout of Matthew Eric Frein, 31, of Canadensis, Pennsylvania

Shooter Manhunt: Day 9

The fugitive suspect in the shooting of two Pennsylvania state troopers was likely planning his attack and escape for months or years


Scientists Solve One Wacky Moon Mystery

Astronomers knew Miranda, one of Uranus' five major moons, has "one of the strangest and most varied landscapes among extraterrestrial bodies." Now a new study published in Geology explains what makes it so unusual

A crocodile lies in wait by the 13th green during practice before the Alfred Dunhill Championship at Leopard Creek Country Club on December 9, 2008 in Malelane, South Africa. (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images)

Aussie Fights Crocodile, Drinks Much Beer

Crikey: a man hunting geese in the wetlands of a remote part of Australia's Northern Territory managed to fend off a crocodile by wrestling with it and "poking its eyes." The man later treated the pain by consuming Australian lager Carlton Dry

''HeForShe'' United Nations campaign in New York

Watch Emma Watson Explain Why She’s a Feminist

British actress Emma Watson called on men and boys around the globe to join the movement for gender equality during a moving speech given in her role as U.N. Women Global Goodwill Ambassador. "I want men to take up this mantle," said the Harry Potter star

92nd Street Y Presents: An Evening With Joan And Melissa Rivers

Joan Rivers Hypes iPhone 6 From Beyond the Grave

The late comedy icon Joan Rivers, who died on Sept. 4 at the age of 81, gave her fans one last surprise on Friday when her Facebook account promoted the new Apple iPhone 6 with a posthumous post. The update called the new iPhone 6 a "great achievement in design"

"New York Winter's Tale" - UK Premiere - Red Carpet Arrivals

Colin Farrell Confirms True Detective Season 2 Role

The Irish actor, who had long been rumored to take a role in the second season of the critically adored drama, confirmed on Sunday that he'll play one of three lead roles in the show's Los Angeles–set sophomore season

White House Fence

White House Security Heightened

The Secret Service is boosting security outside the White House following two security incidents in 24 hours, including Friday's breach in which an intruder with a knife made it all the way into the White House before agents managed to stop him


The Maze Runner Runs Away With the Box Office

The postapocalyptic young-adult adaptation became the weekend's No. 1 movie with a $32.5 million gross in North America, but the star-studded This Is Where I Leave You got left behind in third place with $11.9 million in takings

Sierra Leone Ebola

Sierra Leone Staggers in Ebola Isolation Effort

Officials said on Saturday most of Sierra Leone's 6 million people were complying with the country's Ebola lockdown, now in Day 2, as nearly 30,000 health care workers fanned out across the country to distribute materials, but troubles persisted

Employee at Turkey's consulate in Mosul is welcomed by her relatives at Esenboga airport in Ankara

Dozens of Turkish ISIS Hostages Freed

Dozens of Turkish hostages seized in June when the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) raided the Turkish consulate in Mosul were freed Saturday in northern Iraq after three months in captivity