The Brief

Trevor Noah
Comedy Central

Co-Pilot Had Been Suicidal

Prosecutors say the co-pilot of the Germanwings plane that crashed in the French Alps had received treatment for suicidal tendencies

Iran Nuclear Deal John Kerry

Iran Talks Near Deadline

Negotiations over Iran's nuclear program reached a critical phase with diplomats struggling to overcome substantial differences just a day before a deadline

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy delivering his budget address to the senate and house inside the Hall of the House at the State Capitol in Hartford, Conn., on Feb. 18, 2015.

Connecticut to Ban State-Funded Travel to Indiana

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy said Monday he intends to sign an executive order that will ban state-funded travel to Indiana as a protest to that state's new religious objections law, which critics are slamming as discriminatory

In this courtroom sketch, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, center, is depicted between defense attorneys Miriam Conrad, left, and Judy Clarke, right, during his federal death penalty trial in Boston on March 5, 2015.

Prosecution Rests Case Against Boston Marathon Bomber

Prosecutors rested their case against Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Monday after jurors saw gruesome autopsy photos and heard a medical examiner describe the injuries suffered by the three people who died in the 2013 attack

An aerial view of a shooting scene at the National Security Agency at Fort Meade in Maryland is pictured in this still image take from video, March 30, 2015.

1 Dead in Shooting Outside NSA Headquarters

One person is dead and two people have been hospitalized after a violent incident at the National Security Agency in Fort Meade, authorities said. The FBI said terrorism not believed to be the cause

Barack Obama

Obama Pays Tribute to Teddy Kennedy as Institute Opens

Obama, who was joined by the First Lady, Vice President Biden, and Republican and Democratic Senators at the opening dedication ceremony for the Edward M. Kennedy Institute in Boston, said he hoped the new facility would inspire and educate visitors.

A rabbi plays the 'shofar', a trumpet made of a goat's horn, at a synagogue in Madrid, Spain, in 2013.

Spain to Offer Citizenship to 2.2 Million Jews

It may have taken more than half a millennia, but Madrid is finally about to make amends for forcing Spain's Jewish community to convert to Catholicism or leave the country by offering citizenship to the estimated 2.2 million descendants of those expelled

Martin O'Malley

Martin O'Malley Takes on Hillary Clinton

Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley seems ready for the first time to put up a real fight for the 2016 Democratic nomination, portraying himself as the party's true progressive warrior and slamming Clinton, albeit with glancing blows

Bacteria

Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Have Become Airborne

A worrying new study says significant amounts of both antibiotics and antibiotic-resistant bacteria from cattle yards in Texas and other parts of the southern High Plains have become airborne on winds whipping through the area

Tiger Woods during the Farmers Insurance Open Pro Am in San Diego on Feb. 4, 2015.

Tiger Woods Tumbles Out of Golf's Top 100 Rankings

Woods spent 683 weeks in total at the top of the list during his career, and has not been outside the list's top 100 since Sept. 29, 1996, when he was ranked No. 225 and had only been a professional for one month