The Brief

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu Meets With California Gov. Jerry Brown In San Francisco
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Bibi Comes to America

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin "Bibi" Netanyahu traveled Sunday to Washington D.C. for a controversial visit that the leader described as "a fateful, even historic mission." He's set to address Congress on Tuesday

Rand Paul speaks at CPAC in National Harbor, Md. on Feb. 27, 2015.

Conservatives Lift Rand Paul

Rand Paul won the Conservative Political Action Conference straw poll for the third year in a row, with Scott Walker close behind

Russia Opposition Leader Killed

Russia Mourns Slain Leader

Immense crowds turned out in Moscow to march through the city in honor of slain Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov, who was a prominent opposition leader

Why Your Credit Card Rates Could Be Going Up Soon

American Express is raising rates on more than one million cards, and annual rates for some customers will climb by an average of 2.5%. It's American Express’ first rate bump in more than five years

Gathering against Boko Haram attacks in Nigeria. January 17, 2015. Paris, France

Nigeria Crowd Kills Girl Suspected as Suicide Bomber

A crowd beat to death a teenage girl accused of being a suicide bomber and then set her body ablaze, according to police and witnesses at a northeastern Nigerian market. A second suspect, also a teenage girl, was arrested

Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett Finds a Successor, But Won't Say Who

The Sage of Omaha says he and the board have found the "right person" to succeed him as CEO of Berkshire Hathaway. Even though he doesn't name the person in question, he does say more on the subject than he has in the past.

APTOPIX Winter Weather

February Coldest Month in History For Some in U.S.

February was the coldest month ever recorded in parts of the northeastern U.S., breaking century-old records in some areas; Bangor, Maine saw average temperatures of just 6 degrees during the past 28 days

87th Annual Academy Awards - Arrivals

Lupita Nyong'o's Stolen Oscar Dress Recovered

The as-yet-unidentified thief who stole the 12 Years a Slave star's dress apparently returned it to the London Hotel in Los Angeles. "We believe this dress is the dress that was stolen from the London Hotel," a police spokesman said.

New York Knicks Anthony Mason during game against Chicago Bu

New York Knicks Star Anthony Mason Dead at 48

The 6-foot-7 Mason won the NBA's Sixth Man award in 1995 with a Knicks team that was eliminated in the second round of the playoffs in one of its classic clashes with the Indiana Pacers.