The Brief

President Obama Makes Statement In The Briefing Room Of White House

'We Don't Have a Strategy Yet'

President Obama seemed to commit the worst of Washington gaffes when he spoke of the ongoing threat from militants wreaking havoc in Iraq and Syria

Google Project Wing Drone

Google Reveals Drone Plans

In trials in the Australian outback, the small aircrafts have flown between 130 and 195 feet and delivered items such as a water bottle and a first aid kit

Rosa Parks On Bus

Buffett Heir Buys Rosa Parks Archive

Hundreds of items that belonged to civil rights icon Rosa Parks that have been sitting unseen for years in a New York warehouse, including her Presidential Medal of Freedom, have been sold to a foundation run by the son of billionaire investment guru Warren Buffett

Cyber Crime

Hacker Attacks on U.S. Banks More Fraud Than Cyber War

The theft of data from JPMorgan Chase does not fit the established pattern of Russia's political cyber attacks against rival nations, and doesn't gel with the vested interest that many Western businesses in keeping Russia open to trade and investment

Rivers Cuomo

Fox Greenlights Pilot Inspired by Weezer Frontman

The sitcom DeToured from the creator of Psych will follow a fictional musician who decides to give up his rock-star lifestyle for normalcy, as Rivers Cuomo did briefly several years ago when he took time off to study full-time at Harvard

Ailina Tsarnaeva

Boston Suspect’s Sister Charged in NY Bomb Threat

Ailina Tsarnaeva, who lives in North Bergen, NJ, allegedly made a bomb threat against an upper Manhattan woman via telephone on Monday. She turned herself in at a Manhattan police precinct, and police charged her with aggravated harassment

Hillary Rodham Clinton

Hillary Clinton Talks Ferguson

The likely 2016 Democratic presidential candidate addressed both the shooting and the days of often violent protests that followed, saying, "We can't ignore the inequities that persist in our justice system that undermine our most deeply held values of fairness and equality"

FILE  Comedian Joan Rivers Hospitalised After She Stops Breathing Following An Operation On Her Vocal Chords

Joan Rivers Hospitalized in NYC

The 81-year-old comedian and TV personality was rushed from a doctor's office to a hospital on Thursday morning after she went into cardiac arrest. In a talk Wednesday, she told an audience she had no physical ailments — even calling herself “lucky”

2014 NFL Draft

NFL Throws Flag on Domestic Abuse

The NFL said Thursday that it would impose stricter penalties on players and any other league personnel who commit domestic abuse, following fierce criticism of a two-game suspension it handed down to a player who allegedly beat his fiancée

A sailing stone in Racetrack playa, Death Valley, CA.

Solved: Mystery of Moving Stones in Death Valley

So-called “sailing stones” in California’s Death Valley National Park have perplexed tourists and scientists alike for their apparent ability to move on their own. Now researchers armed with remote weather monitors, cameras, and GPS say they have answers

Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone

Ebola Outbreak Likely Started With One Person

A new genetic analysis paints a detailed picture of how this variant of the virus spread from Guinea to Sierra Leone and Liberia in an outbreak that has killed 1,500 people — including five of the researchers on the report