The Brief

President Trump addresses the nation after the mass shootin in Florida
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Trump Lashes Out

Venting his fury over the Russia investigation, President Donald Trump asserted that the Obama administration bears some blame for election meddling, insisted he never denied the Kremlin interfered in the 2016 U.S. campaign and railed against the FBI

Protestors Rally For Gun Control At Broward Courthouse After FL School Shooting

Florida Students Plan 'March for Our Lives'

Teenagers who survived the Parkland, Florida school shooting are organizing a march in Washington, D.C. and in other cities around the country on March 24 to call for stricter gun control legislation to prevent yet another mass shooting


Three Billboards Wins Big at BAFTA Awards

Ferocious female-led tragicomedy 'Three Billboards' was the big winner at the British Academy Film Awards in London, where women demanding an end to harassment, abuse and inequality dominated the ceremony. The film won five trophies including best film

Black Panther premiere

Black Panther Has a Smashing Debut

Already a much-celebrated pop-culture milestone, Black Panther blew past expectations, with $192 million in ticket sales in North America. The studio forecasts a four-day holiday weekend of $218 million

Cherry Blossoms

Eastern U.S. To Experience Spring-Like Weather

Temperatures will climb into the 60s and 70s this week on the East Coast as milder air makes its way from the southern plains and Ohio Valley to the Northeast. Springlike weather is expected for most of the week

Sand dunes at Morfa Dyffryn, Wales, UK

4.2-Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Wales

A 4.2-magnitude earthquake hit southern Wales Saturday morning, the first in the United Kingdom of that size in about 10 years. The earthquake's epicenter was north of Swansea

Nathan Chen

Nathan Chen Makes Skating History in Epic Comeback

Say what you want about the new figure skating system, but by-the-numbers scoring means even favorites can fall to 17th. And climb back up to fifth. That’s what the U.S.’s Nathan Chen did, in perhaps the greatest comeback in skating history