The Brief

HAMPTON, NH - FEB 7: New Jersey Governor and 2016 Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie speaks to attendees during a campaign event at Hampton Academy on Sunday, February 7, 2016, in Hampton, NH. (Photo by Landon Nordeman)
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A Bridge Too Far

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who once looked like a front-runner for the Republican presidential nomination but was hampered by the "Bridgegate" scandal and a sluggish economy at home, will exit the race after his disappointing New Hampshire primary finish

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton takes a question during a campaign rally at the Derry Boys and Girls Club in Derry, New Hampshire February 3, 2016. REUTERS/Adrees Latif - RTX25BFF

Sanders and Clinton Prepare for a Long Fight

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders' big win in New Hampshire foreshadows a long primary fight, even as Hillary Clinton is expected to win the next state, South Carolina. For both campaigns, it is a game of bluffing and blustering

HBO Has a Long Way to Go to Catch Netflix

HBO Now currently has about 800,000 subscribers, a dip from an analyst's initial estimate and miles away from the dominant streaming services. Netflix has 38 million paying subscribers in the U.S.

Sir Paul McCartney performs during the U.S. 'Out There' tour at Joe Louis Arena on October 21, 2015 in Detroit, Michigan.

Paul McCartney Is Launching 'Audio Emoticons'

The Paul McCartney who appeared in grainy, black-and-white footage on The Ed Sullivan Show in 1964 could’ve never imagined this. The ex-Beatle announced he had partnered with Skype to create a series of 10 animated, love-themed Mojis

Federal Reserve Bank Chair Janet Yellen holds a news conference where she announced that the Fed will raise its benchmark interest rate for the first time since 2008 at the bank's Wilson Conference Center December 16, 2015 in Washington, DC.

Janet Yellen: Fed Could Slow Interest Rate Hikes

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said the U.S. economy faces a number of global threats that could derail growth and compel the Fed to slow the pace of future interest rate hikes, as she addressed Congress in her semiannual report

Canada: Black Lives Matter March in Toronto

Black Lives Matter Activist Kills Self Outside Statehouse

A Columbus, Ohio, community organizer active in the Black Lives Matter movement killed himself on the steps of the Ohio Statehouse, the state highway patrol said. Marshawn McCarrel II, 23, fatally shot himself with a handgun on the exterior steps of the complex


NASA Says a Meteorite Probably Didn't Hit India

Indian officials said a falling meteorite was responsible for the death of a bus driver in Tamil Nadu, but NASA says that's not the case. "Small meteorites do not start fires or cause explosions when they hit the ground," NASA said

Burger King Grilled Dogs

Burger King Is Going to the (Hot) Dogs

Burger King is delving into a largely untapped fast food market with the introduction of flame-grilled hot dogs. Dubbed "Grilled Dogs," the new item will be available later this month and is set to be a permanent menu fixture

In this Jan. 20, 2015, file photo, a plume of steam billows from the coal-fired Merrimack Station in Bow, N.H.

Obama Pushes Ahead on Energy After Court Setback

The administration of President Barack Obama is vowing to press ahead with efforts to curtail greenhouse gas emissions after a divided Supreme Court put his signature plan to address climate change on hold until after legal challenges are resolved

An undated file picture released Dec. 6, 2011, shows the jointly run Kaesong Industrial Complex in the North Korean border town of Kaesong.

S. Korea to Close Industrial Complex After Rocket Launch

South Korea said that it will shut down a joint industrial park with North Korea in response to the North's recent rocket launch, accusing the North of using hard currency from the park to develop its nuclear and missile programs