The Brief

A 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee rolls down the assembly line Wedn

Chrysler Recalls Jeeps

The automaker announced it will pull up to 800,000 Jeep Grand Cherokees and Jeep Commanders, which may have ignition-switch issues

San Francisco Board Of Supervisors Proposes Putting Soda Tax On Nov. Ballot

SF Considers Soda Tax

San Francisco lawmakers voted to advance a proposal for a levy that would become the first of its kind in the U.S., if approved by voters in November

Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández

Honduras Prez Braces for Mass Deportations From U.S.

The problem of violence driving Central American migration has its roots in U.S. drug consumption, President Juan Orlando Hernandez says in interview with TIME. Hernandez took power in January to confront what may be the biggest migration crisis in his country’s history

Eric Garner Police Brutality Death

Behind the Video of Deadly NYPD Confrontation

TIME talks with Ramsey Orta, whose cell phone video of his friend Eric Garner being held down by several officers on Staten Island helped turn a tragic encounter into a national debate over the use of force by police


Chinese City Quarantined After Bubonic Plague Death

The victim, 38, died July 16, apparently after coming into contact with a dead marmot, a rodent. The deadly disease is very rare but still exists, primarily in rural areas. This quarantine follows three new cases of bubonic plague that were confirmed in the Colorado last week

Pro-Israel protesters holding an Israeli flag and pro-Palestinian protesters, who self-identify as Orthodox Jews, argue at Times Square in New York

Birthright Trips Continue Despite Israel-Gaza Conflict

As airlines around the world are canceling flights to Israel in light of a rocket attack near the country's main international airport, the Birthright Israel program is carrying on with its mission of sending Jewish youth on free ten-day trips to the country

Apple Unveils New Versions Of Popular iPad

Apple Sees Surging iPhone Sales, But iPad Sluggish

Apple topped analysts' projections in the third quarter of its fiscal year with profits of $7.7 billion, beating projections of $1.23 per share but falling just shy of analysts' expectations of $38 billion in revenue

Palestinians flee the Shujayeh neighborhood during heavy shelling in Gaza City. July 20, 2014.

Children Suffer as War Continues in Gaza and Israel

As Israel and Hamas continue fighting, the U.N. estimates at least 121 Palestinian children under the age of 18 have been killed since the conflict started on July 8, while Israeli children have been traumatized by sirens and panic

Microsoft logo outside the Microsoft Visitor Center in Redmond, Wash.

Nokia Drags Down Microsoft Profits

Quarterly profits at Microsoft fell 7.1 percent even as revenues rose, due to the company’s April acquisition of cellphone maker Nokia. The report comes on the heels of Microsoft announcing it will slash up to 18,000 jobs over the coming year, most of which will come from Nokia

Benjamin Netanyahu

Netanyahu's Wiki Page Replaced With Palestinian Flag

In a sign of the information war taking place alongside the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas, the biographical information on the Israeli Prime Minister's Wikipedia page was briefly replaced with a large image of a Palestinian flag Tuesday afternoon