The Brief

Migrants protesting as the Keleti train station in Budapest was temporarily closed, on Sept. 1, 2015
Yuri Kozyrev—Noor for TIME

Standoff in Budapest

Since last week, asylum seekers have been streaming by the thousands every day into the European Union through Hungary, hoping to reach the more prosperous nations of Western Europe and apply for refugee status there

Jeb Bush

Jeb Bush Aims at Trump With Interactive Attack Ad

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is escalating his all-out campaign against GOP front-runner Donald Trump with a new ad campaign and quiz on social media designed to highlight Bush's conservative credentials

Iraqi security forces guard the entrance to a sports complex being built by a Turkish construction company, in the Shiite district of Sadr City, Baghdad, Iraq, Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015. Masked men in military uniforms kidnapped 18 Turkish workers and engineers working at the site in Baghdad at dawn Wednesday, bundling them into several SUVs and speeding away, Iraqis security officials said. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed)

Gunmen Kidnap 18 Turkish Workers in Iraq

Gunmen kidnapped 18 Turkish construction workers in Iraq in what experts say could be retaliation for Turkey's recent bombing campaigns against ISIS. The kidnapping occurred at a stadium construction site in the predominantly Shi'ite region of Habibiya

McDonalds To Offer Its Breakfast Menu All Day Long

McDonald's Will Start Serving Breakfast All Day

The fast-food chain announced that it will begin serving breakfast all day, throughout the U.S., beginning Oct. 6. The chain previously stopped serving its breakfast menu at 10:30 a.m. The announcement comes after a vote by franchisees last week

San Antonio Shooting

Second Video Emerges of Texas Shooting

A second video has emerged that gives authorities a "very clear view" of a confrontation between deputies and a Texas man who had his hands raised before he was shot and killed, a prosecutor said

Missouri Execution

Missouri Executes Man for 15-Year-Old Girl's Killing

A man who spent nearly 25 years on Missouri's death row was executed for the kidnapping, rape and fatal stabbing of a 15-year-old girl who was waiting for a school bus. Roderick Nunley became the sixth inmate put to death in Missouri this year

Space launch preparation

Spacecraft Blasts Off for Orbiting Station

A Soyuz spacecraft carrying a Russian, a Dane and a Kazakh blasted off for a two-day trip to the International Space Station. The new three-man crew will arrive at the orbiting outpost on Friday


Apple Stores Are About to Change in This Huge Way

The Apple Stores that have become the visible symbol of the company's ubiquity will be getting a makeover, starting with a "next generation" retail store in Memphis, which will feature living plants, artwork and natural oak tables

Thailand Explosion

Fingerprints on Evidence Match Suspect's in Bangkok Attack

Thai police say the fingerprints of a foreign man arrested at Thailand's border with Cambodia match those they found on a bottle containing bombmaking material. The bottle was among many items seized during a raid of an apartment on the outskirts of Bangkok

Uber At $40 Billion Valuation Would Eclipse Twitter And Hertz

Judge Allows Drivers' Class-Action Lawsuit Against Uber

A California judge handed down an order that could spell big trouble for the on-demand economy. A judge determined that 160,000 current and former Uber drivers in the state could be treated as a class that will allow a lawsuit against the company to go forward

Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis

Kentucky Clerk Has Few Legal Options on Gay Marriage

A law clerk in Kentucky who refuses to issue marriage licenses to gay couples because of her religious beliefs remained defiant, despite the Supreme Court cutting off her legal avenues. Now could come fines, impeachment or even criminal prosecution