The Brief

Tyra Hemans, 19, a senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, speaks before boarding busses with other students to travel to Tallahassee, Florida, to meet with legislators, in Coral Springs
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Mueller leaves a closed meeting on June 21 with the Senate Judiciary Committee about Comey's firing

Mueller Files New Charges in Russia Investigation

Special counsel Robert Mueller's prosecutors have filed a new charge against a man they say lied to federal investigators in the Russia probe. A charging document accuses Alex Van Der Zwaan of one charge of making false statements


North Korea Called Off Olympics Talks With Mike Pence

Vice President Mike Pence was all set to hold a history-making meeting with North Korean officials during the Winter Olympics in South Korea, but Kim Jong Un's government canceled at the last minute, the Trump administration said

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Dallas Mavericks Management Accused of Harassment

The Dallas Mavericks have hired outside counsel to investigate allegations of inappropriate conduct by former team president Terdema Ussery in a Sports Illustrated report that described a hostile workplace for women

Lindsey Vonn Alpine Skiing

Lindsey Vonn Wins Bronze in Downhill Ski Race

In what she says is her final Olympic downhill competition, Lindsey Vonn won the bronze medal in the women's downhill skiing race on a clear Wednesday morning at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea

Assad regime's airstrikes over Eastern Goutha

Report: Syria's Assault on Damascus Suburb Kills 250

The Syrian government has unleashed a bombardment on a rebel-held suburb near Damascus, killing an estimated 250 people. Activists say it is the deadliest 48-hour violence to erupt in Eastern Ghouta since 2013. More than 50 children have been killed

George Clooney arrives at the premiere of Universal Pictures' "Hail, Caesar!" at Regency Village Theatre on February 1, 2016 in Westwood, California.

Celebrities Donate to Florida Students' March

In less than 24 hours, major celebrities have joined thousands of people all over the world to raise more than $2 million for the March For Our Lives, the upcoming gun control march being organized by students survivors of the Florida school shooting

Alina Zagitova

U.S. Women Falter in Ice Skating Short Program

A pair of teenage Olympic Athletes from Russia (OAR) finished first and second in the ladies short program at the 2018 Olympics Tuesday night. The U.S. women all struggled, falling on their opening jumps

Protestors Rally For Gun Control At Broward Courthouse After FL School Shooting

Poll: Stricter Gun Control Laws Gaining Support

Support for universal background checks, a mandatory waiting period and an assault weapon ban came in at 97%, 83% and 67%, respectively. The findings come after a shooter killed 17 people at a Florida high school last week

Mitt Romney Addresses Silicon Slopes Summit In Salt Lake City

President Trump Endorses Mitt Romney's Senate Bid

President Donald Trump has tweeted his endorsement of Mitt Romney's run for Senate, writing that the former Massachusetts governor has his "full support and endorsement". The two have long had a quarrelsome relationship

Donald Trump Jr. gestures as Basant Bansal, Chairman and Managing Director of M3M India and Kalpesh Mehta, founder of Tribeca Developers, look on during a photo opportunity before start of a meeting in New Delhi

Trump Jr. Promoting Trump Apartments in India

Donald Trump, Jr. arrived in India to help sell luxury apartments and lavish attention on those who have already bought units in Trump-branded developments. Trump Jr. is also scheduled to appear at business summit with Prime Minister Narendra Modi