The Brief

Bangladesh Attack

Police End Dhaka Siege

Twenty hostages were killed at a Dhaka restaurant after heavily armed terrorists raided the popular venue in the Bangladeshi capital’s diplomatic area late on Friday evening, triggering a tense overnight siege lasting nearly 12 hours. ISIS claimed credit for the raid.

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Clinton to Attack Trump's Business Record in Atlantic City

Donald Trump has pointed to his casino and hotel empire as the center of his business success. Next week, Hillary Clinton will try to take that claim away from him in a trip to Atlantic City, where she will lambast Trump's business record

US Conducts Air War Against ISIL From Secret Base In Persian Gulf Region

Up to 116 Civilians Killed by U.S. Drones Since 2009

The Obama administration says between 64 and 116 civilians have been killed by drone and other U.S. strikes in Pakistan, Yemen and Africa since President Obama took office in 2009. The release is the administration's first public assessment of this kind

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Russian Athletes' Dreams Crushed by Olympic Ban

Only one Russian athlete has been allowed to compete at the Rio Games—the one who blew the whistle on her country's massive doping program. TIME goes to the Russian championships to see what her peers have to say about that

Governer Jerry Brown speaks at the Berggruen Institute: 5 Year Anniversary Celebration at The Beverly Wilshire on May 3, 2016 in Los

California Gov. Signs 6 Stringent Gun-Control Measures

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed six stringent gun-control measuresthat will require people to turn in high-capacity magazines and mandate background checks for ammunition sales, as California Democrats seek to strengthen gun laws

Hai Min Lee Serial

Family of Serial Victim Slams Retrial for Adnan Syed

The family of Hae Min Lee, whose murder was at the center of the Serial podcast, condemned the decision to grant Adnan Syed, the man convicted of the killing, a new trial, saying they believe he was responsible for her death

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British Golf Club Votes to Admit Women for First Time

The Royal Troon Golf Club voted "overwhelmingly" to accept women members in advance of the British Open, which will be held at the course. "It is the right decision for the Club today, and for the generations of golfers that will follow," a club official said

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump greets audience members at a campaign rally in Bangor, Maine on June 29, 2016.

It's Veepstakes Time in the Presidential Race

As convention season nears there's much talk in the media of potential vice presidents. But take rumors on the Trump side with a pinch of salt, TIME's Zeke Miller writes. The campaign’s interest is about ginning up drama over facts

ISIS Mosul

Airstrike Kills 2 Senior ISIS Commanders in Iraq

The Pentagon says that a U.S.-led coalition airstrike killed two senior ISIS commanders in Mosul in northern Iraq, including a fighter considered to be the group's deputy minister of war. Iraqi leaders have pledged to retake Mosul from ISIS this year

Attorney General Loretta Lynch pauses during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington, Monday, May 9, 2016. North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory's administration sued the federal government Monday in a fight for a state law that limits protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Lynch Won't Overrule FBI on Clinton Email Probe

Attorney General Loretta Lynch will accept whatever recommendation the FBI and prosecutors make about charges in the inquiry over Hillary Clinton's email server, after a controversial meeting with Bill Clinton earlier this week

Tesla Motors Inc. Tests Self-Driving Technology

Tesla Driver Killed While Using Self-Drive System

A Tesla owner died in a car accident in Ohio after the self-driving system, Autopilot, failed to prevent the car from colliding with a tractor-trailer. The company said this was the first known death in over 130 million miles of Autopilot operation