The Brief

Ray Tensing
Greenhills Police Department

Campus Cop Indicted for Murder

University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing has been indicted for the shooting of Samuel DuBose, an unarmed black man, during a routine traffic stop on July 19. "I'm treating him like a murderer," said Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters

Mullah Omar

How Mullah Omar's Death Could Disrupt Afghanistan

The Afghan government said the Taliban leader died in 2013, hoping that the news might pave the way for consensus in ongoing peace talks. But news of Omar's death could fracture the Taliban, and even embolden ISIS as it seeks to broaden its territory

Trevor Noah at 2015 Summer TCA event in Beverly Hills, Calif. on July 29, 2015.

Trevor Noah Plans Big Daily Show Changes

One big switch off the bat: Noah says he’ll focus less on Jon Stewart’s favorite source of outrage, Fox News. The show will also have a new set and Noah will do more impressions than his predecessor

Young woman working with laptop at home

Millennials Now Have Jobs But Still Live With Parents

In a new study, researchers found that while millennials—people who were born after 1981—are back to the pre-recession unemployment levels of 7.7%, they haven't been able to establish themselves as adults in other ways, like owning a home or marrying

Robert Kraft, owner of the New Englad Patriots, at the Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference in Sun Valley, Idaho on July 9, 2015.

Patriots Owner Blasts NFL for Brady Suspension

Patriots owner Robert Kraft says he was wrong to trust the NFL in the deflated footballs case and that he regrets not appealing the penalties against the team. "This was never about doing what was fair and just," said Kraft

Chaka Fattah

Penn. Congressman Indicted in Racketeering Case

Pennsylvania Congressman Chaka Fattah has been indicted along with four others on charges of racketeering conspiracy, bribery, conspiracy to commit wire, honest services and mail fraud, and other charges

cecil lion zimbabwe

Hunters Linked to Killing of Beloved Lion Appear in Court

A professional hunter identified by the Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority as Theo Bronkhorst and his co-defendant, farm owner Honest Trymore Ndlovu, are accused of helping U.S. citizen Walter James Palmer hunt the lion

Microsoft Windows 10

Why Windows 10 Is So Important for Microsoft's Future

Microsoft has launched its new Windows 10 operating system, in an attempt to correct the mistakes of Windows 8, which was panned by users. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's goal is to have 1 billion Windows-powered devices on the market in several years

Bill Cosby

Bill Cosby to Be Deposed by End of September

Bill Cosby will have to testify under oath by Sept. 30 about an old sexual assault allegation, involving a girl who was 15 years old at the time, according to attorney Gloria Allred, who represents 17 of Cosby's more than 40 accusers

Jonathan Pollard

Israeli Leader to Meet Jonathan Pollard's Wife

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is expected to meet Esther Pollard, the wife of Jonathan Pollard, along with Effi Lahav, the head of the campaign to free the convicted spy, Israeli media reported

Spain olive oil

World Faces Olive Oil Shortage

Prices for Spanish olive oil are approaching an all-time high as hot weather and disease harm the country's harvest. Last week the cost of Spanish extra-virgin olive oil rose 5% to $4,272 per metric ton—the highest since April 2006, according to industry analysts