The Brief

Supporters of Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush attend a town hall event at the McKelvie Intermediate School in Bedford, N.H. on Feb. 6, 2016,
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GOP Divide Deepens

Donald Trump won New Hampshire's Republican primary, coasting past a pack of seasoned governors and sitting senators in a triumph that laid bare the deep fault lines of a divided party. The fight will drag on for at least another 10 days

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton takes a question during a campaign rally at the Derry Boys and Girls Club in Derry, New Hampshire February 3, 2016. REUTERS/Adrees Latif - RTX25BFF

Sanders and Clinton Prepare for a Long Fight

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders' big win in New Hampshire foreshadows a long primary fight, even as Hillary Clinton is expected to win the next state, South Carolina. For both campaigns, it is a game of bluffing and blustering


NASA Says a Meteorite Probably Didn't Hit India

Indian officials said a falling meteorite was responsible for the death of a bus driver in Tamil Nadu, but NASA says that's not the case. "Small meteorites do not start fires or cause explosions when they hit the ground," NASA said

Federal Reserve Bank Chair Janet Yellen holds a news conference where she announced that the Fed will raise its benchmark interest rate for the first time since 2008 at the bank's Wilson Conference Center December 16, 2015 in Washington, DC.

Janet Yellen: Fed Could Slow Interest Rate Hikes

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said the U.S. economy faces a number of global threats that could derail growth and compel the Fed to slow the pace of future interest rate hikes, as she addressed Congress in her semiannual report

An undated file picture released Dec. 6, 2011, shows the jointly run Kaesong Industrial Complex in the North Korean border town of Kaesong.

S. Korea to Close Industrial Complex After Rocket Launch

South Korea said that it will shut down a joint industrial park with North Korea in response to the North's recent rocket launch, accusing the North of using hard currency from the park to develop its nuclear and missile programs

Harper Lee Celebration: Wally Lamb And Leslie Uggams In Conversation With Bill Goldstein

To Kill a Mockingbird Is Coming to Broadway

Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird is coming to Broadway for the 2017-18 season, as the brainchild of producer Scott Rudin and writer Aaron Sorkin. It will be directed Tony Award-winner Barlett Sher

In this Jan. 20, 2015, file photo, a plume of steam billows from the coal-fired Merrimack Station in Bow, N.H.

Obama Pushes Ahead on Energy After Court Setback

The administration of President Barack Obama is vowing to press ahead with efforts to curtail greenhouse gas emissions after a divided Supreme Court put his signature plan to address climate change on hold until after legal challenges are resolved

In this June 1968 file photo, Sirhan Sirhan, right, the assassin of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, is seen with his attorney Russell E. Parsons in Los Angeles.

Robert Kennedy’s Assassin to Seek Parole for 14th Time

Robert F. Kennedy's assassin will seek parole for the 14th time— almost 48 years after he shot and killed the Democratic senator for New York. Sirhan B. Sirhan, a Christian-born Palestinian from Jordan, opposed Kennedy's support for Israel

Residents inspect damage after airstrikes by pro-Syrian government forces in the rebel held Al-Shaar neighborhood of Aleppo, Syria

Starvation Haunts Besieged Aleppo

As government troops close in on Aleppo, some residents are preparing to flee Syria's largest city while others are hoarding food in case of a long siege, even laying out bread on rooftops to dry it out for storage

Disney Posts Best-Ever Quarterly Earnings

Disney posted earnings of $1.63 per share, or $2.9 billion in total, for the quarter ending Jan. 2. The massive haul came in large part thanks to The Force Awakens, which has now grossed more than $2 billion globally