The Brief


U.S. Embassy to Move to Jerusalem by May

Ambassador David Friedman and a small group of staff will take up work in an existing U.S. consulate in Jerusalem’s Arnona neighborhood in May, to coincide with the 70th anniversary of Israel’s founding

Forbes Media Centennial Celebration

Buffett Has Plenty of Confidence in the Economy

Warren Buffett still has plenty of confidence in the American economy, according to his annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders. Buffett acknowledged in the annual letter the economy is volatile

Curling - Winter Olympics Day 15

How USA Men's Curling Went From 'Rejects' to Gold

Shuster wrote one of the great turnaround stories in U.S. Olympic history. The men's curling team won its last five games, capping off their improbable run with a 10-7 upset victory over Sweden at the Gangneung Curling Centre

A general view of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia Sept. 30, 2014.

CDC Wants $400 Million to Build a Germ Lab

Thirteen years after building a state-of-the-art lab for the world's most dangerous germs, the nation's top public health agency is asking for more than $400 million to build a new one

Around the Games: Day 2 - Winter Olympic Games

Olympian Gus Kenworthy Is Bringing Home a Dog

While Gus Kenworthy wasn't able to bring home a medal at this year's PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games, he will be bringing home something a bit furrier — a new dog — after a trip to a dog meat farm

President Trump Hosts A Listening Session With High School Students And Teachers On Gun Violence

Trump Said to Weigh 'Red Flag' Orders to Take Guns

The White House is considering using restraining orders to take firearms away from people considered dangerous as part of its response to the Florida high school shooting, two people familiar with the matter said

Degas Found, Paris, France - 22 Feb 2018

Stolen Degas Painting Randomly Found on Bus

French customs officers have found an impressionist painting by Edgar Degas stowed on a bus, more than eight years after it was reported stolen. The ministry says none of the passengers claimed the suitcase

Flu clinic

Flu Season May Be Starting to Wind Down

This year's sweeping flu season may be starting to wind down, but activity is still high throughout the country, with 13 more pediatric deaths bringing the season's total close to 100