The Brief

Nigeria Election
Sunday Alamba—AP

Voting Continues in Nigeria

Voting continued Sunday in certain areas after technical problems and election-related violence, which killed at least 40 people, prevented some people from doing so Saturday. Millions have cast ballots in an election that analysts say is too close to call

Undated file picture of co-pilot Andreas Lubitz is seen via Facebook March 26, 2015.

Struggle to Find Co-Pilot's Motive

As prosecutors search for what might have motivated Andreas Lubitz to smash the Germanwings jet into the French Alps, experts caution against speculation

Singapore Lee Kuan Yew Reaction

Singapore Bids Farewell to Lee Kuan Yew

Tens of thousands of Singaporeans undeterred by heavy rains lined a 15 kilometer (9 mile) route through the Southeast Asian city-state to witness an elaborate funeral procession Sunday for longtime leader Lee Kuan Yew

Air Canada

Jet Skids Off Halifax Runway, Sending 25 to Hospital

The airline said Air Canada Flight 624 from Toronto—an Airbus A320—"exited the runway" upon landing just after midnight local time. A preliminary count showed 133 passengers and five crew were on board; at least 18 people have been treated and released

Leonard Nimoy as Mr. Spock in the STAR TREK episode, "Spock's Brain." which aired on Sept. 20, 1968.

Leonard Nimoy’s Son to Direct Spock Documentary

The film, called For the Love of Spock, will feature Zachary Quinto and William Shatner. Adam Nimoy hopes to release the film in time to honor the 50th anniversary of Star Trek, which first aired on Sept. 8, 1966.

Antarctica

Antarctica May Have Just Seen Its Hottest Day Ever

The continent appears to have hit 63.5 F for the first time thanks to global warming, but there is some dispute over whether the spot on the northern tip of the Antarctic Peninsula is technically part of Antarctica

File photo of Knox, the U.S. student convicted of murdering her British flatmate in Italy in November 2007, arriving at the court during her appeal trial session in Perugia

Amanda Knox Cleared in Roommate Murder

Italy's Supreme Court ruled Friday afternoon to finally acquit the American of the long-hanging charges that she and her former boyfriend had murdered former roommate Meredith Kercher. She had faced extradition to Italy if the conviction had been upheld

soyuz launch scott kelly

Rocket Lifts Off as a Year in Space Begins

Astronaut Scott Kelly blasted into space for one-year stay at the International Space Station, alongside cosmonauts Gennady Padalka and Mikhail Kornienko. Watch video of the fiery launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan