The Brief

Russian President Vladimir Putin visits Uralvagonzavod in Nizhny Tagil

Russia Votes As Putin Win Expected

Russia's presidential election was tainted by unprecedented pressure on voters to turn out and incidents of suspected ballot box stuffing — a barely democratic exercise that will grant Vladimir Putin another six years of power

Multiple Fatalities Reported After Collapse Of Pedestrian Bridge In Miami

5 Victims of FIU Bridge Collapse Are Identified

Police released the names of five victims discovered in the debris of the collapsed bridge at Florida International University. Five people were killed when the bridge fell, while a sixth person died at the hospital, the AP reports

Trump Lawyer: 'Just End It'

President Trump’s personal lawyer said Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein should shut down the investigation into alleged collusion between Russia and Trump’s campaign. "Just end it on the merits in light of recent revelations"

Directly Above Shot Of Coffee On Yellow Background

No, Coffee and Tea Aren't Actually Dehydrating

When you want to quench your thirst, you probably don't reach for a steaming cup of coffee or tea. But despite what you've heard, coffee and caffeinated tea are not dehydrating, experts say

President Trump Hosts A Listening Session With High School Students And Teachers On Gun Violence

Facebook Suspends Trump Election Data Firm

Facebook Inc. suspended Cambridge Analytica, a data company that helped President Donald Trump win the presidential election, which may have collected data from 50 million Facebook profiles

James Comey Before Senate Intelligence Committee

James Comey Fires Back at Trump Tweets

"Mr. President, the American people will hear my story very soon," Comey wrote in response to Trump. "And they can judge for themselves who is honorable and who is not"

Stormy Daniels

Trump Lawyer: Stormy Daniels Could Owe $20M

Donald Trump's lawyer, Michael Cohen, claims Stormy Daniels could owe $20 million in damages for violating a non-disclosure agreement. He also wants the lawsuit moved to federal court

Russian President Vladimir Putin visits Krasnodar

Russia Will Blacklist More Americans After Sanctions

Russia will add more Americans to its "black list" in response to sanctions against Russians accused of election meddling, a Foreign Ministry official said. Tensions with Moscow are growing after a nerve agent attack in Britain on a Russian ex-spy