The Brief

A dejected 'Yes' supporter in Edinburgh makes his way home in the early hours after Scotland voted decisively to reject independence and remain part of the Union, Sept. 19, 2014.

Scots Begin to Reconcile

As Scots awoke to news that the U.K. survived the independence vote, the entire country had to begin a process of reconciliation — or acceptance


Guinean Mob Kills 8 Over Ebola

Eight members from a delegation of officials and journalists raising awareness about Ebola in a remote village were killed this week by a rock-throwing mob

Hillary Clinton Steak Fry

It's Decision Time for Hillary Clinton

The former Secretary of State is widely expected to run for president again in 2016, letting political observers move on from the usual will-she-or-won't-she to another, more nuanced parlor game: When will she announce her candidacy?

Roger Goodell

NFL to Partner With Domestic Violence Groups

The NFL plans to give financial and operational support to two national organizations that serve victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, as it remains under fire for its handling of recent domestic violence scandals

Take a Look Inside the iPhone 6 Box

Apple’s two latest smartphones, the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, went on sale today. But if you don’t have yours yet, don’t worry. Here’s a closer look at what’s inside the 4.7-inch version’s box for you to unpack, and how much bigger its screen is than the iPhone 5's

Hannah Elizabeth Graham

Police ID Person of Interest in Student’s Disappearance

Authorities in Charlottesville, Virginia, have identified a person of interest in the investigation into last weekend's disappearance of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, 18, who went missing shortly after being recorded in a surveillance video

President Barack Obama looks around during a flypast at the NATO summit in Newport, Wales, Sept. 5, 2014.

Obama, Celebs Campaign Against Campus Sex Assault

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden will announce a new public awareness and education campaign Friday that is designed to change the culture on college campuses and prevent sexual assault before it happens

The casket of Michael Brown sits inside Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church awaiting the start of his funeral on August 25, 2014 in St. Louis Mo.

Grand Jury Process Highlights Difficulties in Ferguson Case

More than a month after Michael Brown's death in Ferguson, Mo., the grand jury appears to be nowhere near a decision on whether officer Darren Wilson should be charged, and the proceedings may suggest the prosecutor is trying to avoid backlash if Wilson isn't indicted

A sign stands in front of a Home Depot store on May 21, 2013 in El Cerrito, Calif.

Home Depot Breach Exposed 56 Million Credit Cards

The company said that cyber thieves had placed malware software on cash registers in stores throughout the U.S. and Canada from April to September, costing Home Depot at least $62 million in a breach even larger than the attack on Target last year

Marijuana leaf

Poll: 1 in 10 Americans Have Gone to Work High on Pot

A Mashable poll has found that almost 1 in 10 Americans have turned up to work high on marijuana. The poll also found that 28% of poll respondents have gone to work under the influence of a prescription drug, and 7% of those people took it for recreational purposes

Don Spirit

Police: Man Kills 7, Self in Florida Shooting

Authorities in Bell, near Gainesville, are investigating a major shooting that took place Thursday. The shooter was identified as a 51-year-old who apparently called 911, saying he might harm himself and others, before killing seven family members and then himself