The Brief


37 Dead in Clash at Venezuela Prison

A governor in Venezuela says at least 37 people have been killed during clashes between inmates and security forces at a prison in the country's south. The bloodshed came after fighting erupted between inmates and their jailers


Hong Kong Activist Joshua Wong Imprisoned

The youthful figurehead of Hong Kong's democracy movement, Joshua Wong, was jailed Thursday along with two other leaders of the 2014 protests known as the Umbrella Revolution

President Moon Jae-In Press Conference Marking His 100 Days In Office

South Korea Considers Diplomacy With North

In an effort to jumpstart diplomacy, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said he would consider sending a special envoy to North Korea for talks if the North stops its missile and nuclear tests

Attorney General Jeff Sessions And ICE Director Homan Speak On Sanctuary Policies In Miami

Sessions Blasts Chicago in Sanctuary Cities Speech

Attorney General Jeff Sessions continued his condemnation of Chicago's sanctuary policies, which limit interactions between the local government and immigration authorities, saying they amount to "lawlessness" and put citizens lives in danger

FBI Director James Comey - Washington, DC

FBI Agents Really Loved James Comey

Despite White House claims to the contrary, fired FBI Director James Comey was highly respected and trusted within the bureau during his nearly four-year tenure, according to internal survey results

Violent Clashes Erupt at "Unite The Right" Rally In Charlottesville

Facebook Bans White Supremacist Christopher Cantwell

Facebook has banned the Facebook and Instagram accounts of a white nationalist who attended the rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, that ended in deadly violence. Christopher Cantwell was featured in a Vice News documentary about the rally

The Undocumented May Get Less Time in Court

Under new guidance from the Trump Administration, immigration lawyers may be scrambling with less preparation time more often. The Justice Department issued a memorandum to immigration judges urging them to grant fewer continuances

VA: Alt Right, Neo Nazis Hold Torch Rally at UVA

House to Hold Hearing on Domestic Terrorism

The House Homeland Security Committee will hold a hearing on domestic terrorism and threats from extremist groups following the white nationalist rally that left several people dead and 20 others injured in Charlottesville, Va.

Lithuania US Exercise

5 Missing After Army Helicopter Goes Down in Hawaii

U.S. Coast Guard and military crews are searching the ocean off Hawaii for five crew members of an Army helicopter that reportedly went down during a training exercise. Officials at Wheeler Army Airfield reported losing communications Tuesday night


Mass Funerals Planned After 300 Killed in Mudslides

Sierra Leone's government is urging family members to identify their loved ones' remains following mudslides and floods in the capital that have killed more than 300 people. Another 600 people are still missing