The Brief

FILE PHOTO - Kushner arrives to join Trump and the rest of the U.S. delegation to meet with Saudi Arabia's King Salman at the Royal Court in Riyadh
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"Very Concerned"

Congressional Democrats demanded to hear directly from top White House adviser Jared Kushner over allegations of proposed secret back-channel communications with Russia, saying his security clearance need to be revoked


Tiger Woods Arrested on DUI Charge in Florida

Golfer Tiger Woods was arrested in Florida under suspicion of driving under the influence. Woods, who has suffered from back issues recently and underwent surgery last month, announced last week that he had no plans to retire for golf


Memorial Day Weekend Traffic Could Get Crazy

If you're getting out of town for the holiday weekend, you aren't alone — estimates say this is going to be the busiest Memorial Day travel weekend in over a decade. AAA projects 39.3 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more

Italy: G7 Leaders Meet in Sicily

Merkel Sticks By Comments About U.S.-German Relations

Berlin remains committed to strong trans-Atlantic relations, but Chancellor Angela Merkel's suggestion after meetings with President Donald Trump that Europe can no longer entirely rely on the U.S. "speaks for itself," her spokesman said

Donald Trump

Trump Considers White House Overhaul

President Donald Trump is considering overhauling his White House staff and bringing back top campaign strategists, frustrated by what he views as his team's inability to contain the burgeoning crisis involving Russia

2016 Royal Tour To Canada Of The Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge - Victoria, British Columbia

Prince William Opens Up About Parenthood

Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, acknowledged that while it may be difficult, he wants to find a way to help his two children experience a normal life despite them being part of the United Kingdom's Royal Family

Philippines Muslim Militants

Philippine Government Forces Make Gains in Marawi Siege

Philippine forces now control most of Marawi, the southern city where ISIS-linked militants launched a bloody siege nearly a week ago, authorities said. The crisis has raised fears that extremism is growing as smaller militant groups unify and align themselves with ISIS

Disruption Continues To British Airways Flights After IT Meltdown

British Airways Says Flights Are Now Running After IT Glitch

British Airways said many of its IT systems were back up and running, but some travelers may face cancellations and delays for a third day after a global computer failure grounded hundreds of flights. The glitch threw the plans of thousands of travelers into disarray

Build Presents Kaya Scodelario and Brenton Thwaites Discussing "Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales"

Pirates of the Caribbean Captures Top Box Office Spot

Studio estimates say the fifth installment of the "Pirates of the Caribbean" franchise commandeered $62.2 million in its first three days in theaters. The movie is projected to take in $76.6 million over the four-day holiday weekend.