The Brief

Justin Lane—EPA

Google Searches for Results

A decreasing cost-per-click for the tech giant's search ads caused it to miss revenue and profitability estimates. Though the company brought in $15.4 billion, it still missed analyst expectations

FBI Release Images Of Boston Marathon Bombing Suspects

Judge to Rule on Tsarnaev Visits

A federal judge argued that allowing the Boston Bombing suspect to have unmonitored family visits would not pose a serious security risk

Washington State Communities Continue To Deal With Aftermath Of Massive Mudslide

Mudslide Death Toll Hits 39

The Washington State mudslide has claimed 39 victims, according to the Snohomish County Medical Examiner's Office. Seven people remain missing

Egyptian Prime Minister Abdul Fattah al Sisi

Egyptian Prime Minister Leads 'Time 100' Poll

Abdul Fattah al-Sisi, the man largely responsible for ousting the former president of Egypt in a coup d’etat last year, holds a commanding lead in TIME's reader poll, followed by Justin Bieber and Lady Gaga

Pro-Russian Protesters Declare Federal Republic of Donbass

Sanctions Would Hit Russia Hardest

Secretary of State John Kerry has emphasized that sanctions on Russian industries due to Russia's incursions into eastern Ukraine will have a "profound impact" on that country's economy, but will also be felt at home


Walmart Entangled in Shampoo Snarl

Lifelong long-haired lady claims a bottle of bad shampoo, "Equate Everyday Clean Dandruff," messed up her mane so bad she had to lop it off. Now she wants $10,000 to make things right

Obama And Biden Discuss Job Skills Training In Pennsylvania

Obama, Biden Announce $600 Million Jobs Plan

The administration is asking more colleges to partner with businesses and industries to prepare students with the skills businesses are looking for in potential employees. The investments include a $100 million expansion of apprenticeship programs

Exclusive World Premiere Of AC/DC "Live At River Plate" Presented By DeLeon Tequila

Highway to Health

AC/DC's Malcolm Young has taken some time off due to concerns over illness. The remaining veteran rockers say they’ll continue to make music without their long-time guitarist and wearer of trademark tie-with-schoolboy-shorts

A maritime police helicopter rescues passengers who were onboard South Korean ferry "Sewol" which capsized off Jindo April 16, 2014.

Horror on the South Korean Sea

A ferry that was carrying high school students and teachers to the resort island of Jeju sank off the southern coast of South Korea on Wednesday, killing at least four people and prompting a massive rescue effort for nearly 300 others believed to be missing

Abortion North Dakota

Judge Strikes Down N. Dakota Early Abortion Ban

U.S. District Judge Daniel Hovland said the state's abortion restrictions were "invalid and unconstitutional." The law made it illegal for women to undergo the procedure after a fetal heartbeat was detected, which can happen as early as six weeks into pregnancy

Airbnb Said to Be Raising Funding At $10 Billion Valuation

Major Reservations: Cities Are Worried About Airbnb

Lawmakers are grappling with how to legitimize a business that creates opportunities but also causes problems. While the service provides extra income for residents and cheaper accommodations for travelers, it can also create issues for neighbors and landlords


BofA Doled Out $6B in Legal Fees Last Quarter

Bank of America posted a large loss in the first quarter of 2014 after getting hit with legal costs related to the financial crisis. Without legal expenses, however, the company would have posted earnings of roughly 35 cents per share, beating Wall Street expectations