The Brief

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at the McIntyre-Shaheen 100 Club Celebration in Manchester, N.H. on Feb. 5, 2016,
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Now It's Personal

Hillary Clinton did not even say Bernie Sanders’ name in public for months. But with snow settling on New Hampshire and a loss likely in the Granite State on Tuesday, Clinton and her allies have turned their fire on the Vermont senator

An aerial view of rescuers working at the site of a head-on train collision near Bad Aibling, Germany, Feb. 9, 2016.

9 Killed in Train Crash in Southern Germany

Two commuter trains crashed head-on in southern Germany, killing at least nine people and injuring around 150, slamming into each other on a curve without braking after an automatic safety system apparently failed to stop them, officials said

Director of National Intelligence James Clapper testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee September 29, 2015 in Washington, DC.

U.S. Says North Korea Restarted Plutonium Reactor

North Korea has expanded a uranium enrichment facility and restarted a plutonium reactor that could start recovering spent fuel in weeks or months, the U.S. intelligence chief said in delivering an assessment of the top dangers facing the country

'Happy Birthday' Song Lawsuit Ends in Settlement

Music publisher Warner/Chappell will pay $14 million to end a lawsuit challenging its hold on the English language's most popular song, "Happy Birthday to You." The settlement stipulates a final judgment that would put the song in the public domain

A woman walks down the street during a snowstorm in New Bedford, Mass., on Feb. 8, 2016.

Northeast Braces for Snow, Wind and Floods

Snow, strong winds and floods threatened to snarl travel and shutter schools Tuesday as the Northeast braced for another winter storm. The wintery weather was due to hit just as New Hampshire residents cast their primary votes

U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at an Elks Lodge in Salem, NH on Feb. 8, 2016.

Donald Trump Tries to Close the Deal in N.H.

Donald Trump normally addresses audiences of thousands from behind a podium, but on the eve of the pivotal New Hampshire primary, he took a foray into the kind of town-hall style retail politics he has so far avoided

An assortment of Dunkin' Donuts seen in a paper box in Washington, DC June 5, 2015.

Dunkin' Donuts Sued for Overcharging New Yorkers

Residents in New York and New Jersey are suing Dunkin’ Donuts for overcharging them. The customers say that they were charged sales tax on non-taxable transactions, including ground coffee, coffee beans, and bottled water

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg attends a meeting during the World Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21) at Le Bourget, near Paris, France, December 5, 2015. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe - RTX1XAUU

Bloomberg 'Looking' at Options for 2016 Run

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has confirmed he's exploring a run for President in the midst of an unpredictable election season. "I find the level of discourse and discussion distressingly banal and an outrage and an insult to the voters," he said

at the premiere of Universal Pictures and Legendary Pictures' "Straight Outta Compton" at the Microsoft Theatre on August 10, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.

Zayn Malik's Pillowtalk Debuts at No. 1

Zayn Malik is no stranger to topping the charts, but the U.K. singer hit the No. 1 spot on his own this week with debut single “Pillowtalk.” The sexy slow jam debuted on top the Billboard Hot 100

Hong Kong Sees Violent Start to Chinese New Year

Violence erupted in Hong Kong after a municipal crackdown on outdoor food vendors rapidly escalated, with enraged protesters clashing with police overnight. Police responded with pepper spray, and reportedly fired warning shots into the air

A North Korean long-range rocket is launched into the air at the Sohae rocket launch site in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang

North Korea's Satellite Is Tumbling in Orbit

The satellite launched by North Korea is tumbling in its orbit around 300 miles above earth, rendering it useless. But U.S. officials say the failure of the satellite is beside the point, as the same technology can be used to launch a ballistic missile

Parker Conrad, co-founder and chief executive officer of Zenefits, speaks during a Bloomberg West television interview in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014.

Zenefits CEO Resigns Amid Regulatory Scrutiny

Parker Conrad, the co-founder and CEO of HR software startup Zenefits, has stepped down from his role, the company said. Zenefits COO David Sachs has been appointed as his replacement. Zenefits provides businesses with free human resources software