The Brief

Isabel and Moises Albuquerque and their son son at the Associacao de Assistencia a Crianca Deficiente, a rehabilitation center for disabled children, in Recife, Brazil, Feb. 1, 2016.
Sebastian Liste—NOOR for TIME

The Hunt for Zika Answers

While health officials agree the evidence is convincing, scientists still can’t say for certain that Zika causes the birth defect microcephaly and experts are working hard to establish a definitive connection between the virus and the disorder

Democratic presidential candidates former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) appear at a Democratic debate at the University of New Hampshire on Feb. 4, 2016 in Durham, N.H.

Democrats Divided on Question of Wall Street

The fight over Wall Street, which took center stage with new intensity in the latest debate, shows the strategic divide between Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. One calls for revolution, the other for evolution

A user scrolls through a Twitter feed on the screen of an Apple Inc. iPhone 5 smartphone in this arranged photograph taken in London, U.K., on Friday, Oct. 4, 2013. Twitter Inc.'s initial public offering documents suggested a valuation of $12.8 billion for the microblogging service, underscoring the seven-year rise of a still unprofitable company that has helped revolutionize how people share information. Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Twitter Gives ISIS Sympathizers the Boot

The company announced in a tweet that it has used spam-fighting technology to identify and suspend more than 125,000 accounts on its social media site for threatening or promoting terrorist acts mainly related to ISIS in the last eight months

Saturday Night Live Larry David as Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders to Appear on Saturday Night Live

When comedian Larry David hosts Saturday Night Live this weekend he'll be joined by Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders — the man he has been impersonating on the show all season

Trader Christopher Morie, right, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016. The stock market opened slightly lower after the government reported only modest job growth last month. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Tech Stocks Hammered as Markets Tumble

U.S. stocks closed sharply lower after a weak jobs report cast doubt on the strength of the U.S. economy. Technology stocks were especially hard hit, leading a broad decline at the end of the week that included all sectors except utilities

Sanderson Farms Championship - Round One

Mississippi City Finds Lead in Drinking Water

As residents in Flint, Mich. continue to warm bottled water for their baths and the blame for the public health crisis is debated in Congress, concern over lead in the water supply has spread to Jackson, Miss.

Orange Is the New Black

Netflix Renews Orange Is the New Black

No early release for the ladies of Litchfield. Netflix announced that Orange Is the New Black has been renewed for three more seasons. The news comes in advance of the series’ season 4 debut on June 17

Emergency crews survey a massive construction crane collapse on a street in downtown Manhattan in New York

Crane Collapse in New York Kills 1, Injures 2

At least one man was killed and at least two other people were hurt when a crawler crane collapsed in a busy lower Manhattan neighborhood, fire officials say. The crane also hit a few buildings as it came down

DERRY, NH - FEBRUARY 4: Republican presidential candidate Governor Jeb Bush is introduced by his mother Barbara Bush before holding a town hall meeting at West Running Brook Middle School in Derry, New Hampshire on February 4, 2016. (Photos by Charles Ommanney/The Washington Post)

Barbara Bush Says Jeb Is 'Too Polite'

Barbara Bush, who has been speaking out for her son as he campaigns for President in New Hampshire ahead of Tuesday's primary, said she thinks Jeb Bush is "too polite: Why don't you interrupt like the other people do?"

Volcanic lightning is seen at an eruption of Mount Sakurajima from Tarumizu city in southwestern Japan on Feb. 5, 2016. A Japanese volcano about 30 miles from a nuclear plant erupted on Friday, Japan's Meteorological Agency said, sending fountains of lava into the night sky.

Volcano Erupts in Japan

A volcano erupted in southwest Japan, sending bursts of lava flowing out of the side. Mount Sakurajima unleashed grey smoke and streaking flashes of lightning. There were no immediate reports of injuries

A demonstrator holds a banner outside the Ecuadorean Embassy in London, where Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is staying, on Feb. 4, 2016.

Julian Assange Claims Total Vindication

A United Nations human rights panel has sided with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in his long-running battle with Swedish and British authorities, saying he should be freed immediately and compensated for the years he has lost