The Brief

President Trump addresses the nation after the mass shooting in Florida
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Protestors Rally For Gun Control At Broward Courthouse After FL School Shooting

Students March for Gun Control

A hundred Stoneman Douglas High School students are busing 400 miles to Florida's capital to urge lawmakers to act to prevent a repeat of the massacre that killed 17 students and faculty last week

Mueller leaves a closed meeting on June 21 with the Senate Judiciary Committee about Comey's firing

Mueller Files New Charges in Russia Investigation

Special counsel Robert Mueller's prosecutors have filed a new charge against a man they say lied to federal investigators in the Russia probe. A charging document accuses Alex Van Der Zwaan of one charge of making false statements

Protestors Rally For Gun Control At Broward Courthouse After FL School Shooting

Poll: Stricter Gun Control Laws Gaining Support

Support for universal background checks, a mandatory waiting period and an assault weapon ban came in at 97%, 83% and 67%, respectively. The findings come after a shooter killed 17 people at a Florida high school last week


North Korea Called Off Olympics Talks With Mike Pence

Vice President Mike Pence was all set to hold a history-making meeting with North Korean officials during the Winter Olympics in South Korea, but Kim Jong Un's government canceled at the last minute, the Trump administration said

PyeongChang 2018 Olympics: Figure Skating, Free Dance

Madison Chock and Evan Bates on Their Ice Dance Fall

Before their first stroke of the Olympic ice dance free skate, Madison Chock and Evan Bates, a couple off the ice, wanted their program to have a special meaning. But as they entered their combination spin, the pair found themselves sprawled on the ice

Nikolas Cruz: 'We had this monster living under our roof and we didn't know'

No Warning Signs, Say Couple Who Took in Cruz

James and Kimberly Snead said that their own son was at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Wednesday when Nikolas Cruz, 19, allegedly used his AR-15 rifle to kill 17 students and staff members

Mitt Romney Addresses Silicon Slopes Summit In Salt Lake City

President Trump Endorses Mitt Romney's Senate Bid

President Donald Trump has tweeted his endorsement of Mitt Romney's run for Senate, writing that the former Massachusetts governor has his "full support and endorsement". The two have long had a quarrelsome relationship

Donald Trump Jr. gestures as Basant Bansal, Chairman and Managing Director of M3M India and Kalpesh Mehta, founder of Tribeca Developers, look on during a photo opportunity before start of a meeting in New Delhi

Trump Jr. Promoting Trump Apartments in India

Donald Trump, Jr. arrived in India to help sell luxury apartments and lavish attention on those who have already bought units in Trump-branded developments. Trump Jr. is also scheduled to appear at business summit with Prime Minister Narendra Modi


Syria: Activists Say Shelling of Damascus Suburb Killed 98

A Syrian monitoring group and paramedics say government shelling and airstrikes on rebel-held suburbs of the capital, Damascus, killed at least 98 people. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said it was the deadliest day in three years in eastern Ghouta

Freestyle Skiing - Winter Olympics Day 13

Brita Sigourney Wins Bronze in Women's Freestyle

Brita Sigourney skied cleanly in PyeongChang, winning the bronze and bumping one of her best friends off the podium. But Annalisa Drew, also a member of Team USA, says she's proud of her buddy's achievement

Black Panther premiere

Black Panther Has a Smashing Debut

Already a much-celebrated pop-culture milestone, Black Panther blew past expectations, with $192 million in ticket sales in North America. The studio forecasts a four-day holiday weekend of $218 million