The Brief

Nathan Chen

Nathan Chen Makes Skating History in Epic Comeback

Say what you want about the new figure skating system, but by-the-numbers scoring means even favorites can fall to 17th. And climb back up to fifth. That’s what the U.S.’s Nathan Chen did, in perhaps the greatest comeback in skating history

Donald Trump

Trump on Indictment: 'No Collusion'

In a 37-page indictment, special counsel Robert Muller laid bare in excruciating detail the details of one Russian scheme, designed in part to benefit Trump's election run. "The results of the election were not impacted," Trump said

Sand dunes at Morfa Dyffryn, Wales, UK

4.2-Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Wales

A 4.2-magnitude earthquake hit southern Wales Saturday morning, the first in the United Kingdom of that size in about 10 years. The earthquake's epicenter was north of Swansea

Box of fireworks

Teacher Accused of Building Bomb and Raping Student

A math teacher now charged with building a bomb suddenly stopped showing up for classes after his school received a December bomb threat called in by an underage student he later was charged with raping, law enforcement officials said

The Prince Of Wales & Duchess Of Cornwall Visit Canada - Day 3

No, Fidel Castro Is Not Justin Trudeau’s Father

A story claiming that Fidel Castro was the father of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is not true. The Canadian government denied it, Cuba has never claimed it and Trudeau's parents never visited Cuba until several years after he was born

Oscar statuettes are displayed the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago, Illinois.

Everything You Need to Know About the 2018 Oscars

New procedures have been implemented to prevent another envelope snafu in this year's ceremony — but the glitzy evening always holds the potential for a few surprises. Here's everything to know, from the presenters to the nominations


Flu Shot Only Worked a Third of the Time: CDC

Between Nov. 2 and Feb. 3, total vaccine effectiveness was estimated at 36%, according to a report released Thursday by the CDC. When broken down by strain, however, efficacy varied widely