The Brief

Israeli PM Netanyahu Addresses Joint Meeting Of Congress
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Netanyahu Splits Congress

Many of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's points brought Democrats and Republicans to their feet, but Democrats stayed seated at a key moment. “This is a bad deal,” he said of the Obama Administration's nuclear talks with Iran

Former CIA Director David Petraeus Speaks At USC Dinner For Veterans And ROTC Students

Former CIA Chief to Plead Guilty

The U.S. Department of Justice says former CIA Director David Patraeus has agreed to plead guilty to mishandling classified materials

Protesters drop a mirrored casket in front of a line of police officers in front of the Ferguson Police Department in Ferguson, Mo. on Oct. 10, 2014.

Feds Fault Ferguson Police for Racial Bias

A scathing report following the August police shooting of Michael Brown has found routine patterns and practices of racism in Ferguson, including excessive force and unjustified arrests. The question is whether it will deliver reform in the beleaguered St. Louis suburb

Man Killed by L.A. Police Was Convicted Robber

The homeless man killed by L.A. police officers on Sunday in a deadly incident caught on video was a convicted bank robber and a French national, according to a new report. Identified as Charley Saturmin Robinet, he had been accused of robbing a bank in 2000

Professional hockey player Mike Fischer (L) and recording artist Carrie Underwood attend the 2014 American Country Countdown Awards in Nashville, Tenn. on Dec. 15, 2014.

Carrie Underwood and Mike Fisher Welcome Baby Boy

The country singer welcomed her first child with husband Mike Fisher on Friday, Underwood announced Tuesday on Facebook. “Tiny hands and tiny feet … God has blessed us with an amazing gift! Isaiah Michael Fisher — born February 27,” she posted

Samaria Rice, the mother of Tamir, a 12-year-old boy fatally shot by a Cleveland police officer, speaks during a news conference on March 3, 2015, in Cleveland.

Rice’s Family Says Cleveland’s Response ‘Disrespectful’

The family of Tamir Rice, the 12-year-old boy fatally shot by a Cleveland police officer in November, said Tuesday they felt disrespected by the city’s response to a lawsuit over his death. The city's response had blamed the boy's death partly on his own actions

Humans Use Handshakes to Smell Each Other

A new study released Tuesday suggested that people use the traditional greeting to subsconsciously get an idea of the scent of others. Researchers found subjects would shake hands and then surreptitiously smell them afterward

House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio returns to his office on Capitol Hill in Washington on March 3, 2015.

Congress Sends Homeland Bill to Obama Without Conditions

House Republicans on Tuesday abandoned their attempts to use the Homeland Security Department's spending bill to force concessions from President Obama on immigration, and sent him legislation to fund it through the end of the year with no strings attached

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Over 50% of Americans Will Be Nonwhite Within 30 Years

Half of all children in the U.S. will be nonwhite by 2020, according to new census data released Tuesday, and more than half the entire population by 2044. The Hispanic population will see the largest growth from now until 2060, the Census Bureau predicts stock photos Health Syringe Needle

Georgia Postpones Executions Over 'Cloudy' Drugs

The state indefinitely postponed two executions Tuesday to allow officials to analyze its current batch of lethal injection drugs, which "appeared cloudy" prior to an execution that had been scheduled to take place Monday night.

Hillary Clinton Addresses National Council for Behavioral Health Conference

Hillary Clinton Under Scrutiny Over Emails

Hillary Clinton exclusively used a personal email account while she was Secretary of State, according to a new report, possibly breaching a federal law mandating the archiving of all correspondence by State Department officials