The Brief

Haley Sexual Misconduct

Nikki Haley Says Trump Accusers Should be Heard

The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations said women who accuse someone of sexual misconduct deserve to be heard, even if it involves President Trump. "I know that he was elected, but women should always feel comfortable coming forward"

Beatrice Fihn Nobel Peace Prize

ICAN Receives Nobel Peace Prize For Nuclear Ban

When Beatrice Fihn received a call informing the 35-year-old Swede that her group, the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), had been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, she suspected a possible prank

Coco Tops Box Office Again

The animated family film "Coco" has topped the box office for a third time on a quiet, pre "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" weekend in theaters. The movie's domestic total is now about $135.5 million

An onlooker reacts near the scene where a man was stabbed at the central bus station in Jerusalem

Israeli Stabbed as Clashes Erupt Across Middle East

A Palestinian stabbed an Israeli security guard at the entrance to Jerusalem's bustling central bus station, seriously wounding him in the first attack in the volatile city since President Donald Trump recognized it as Israel's capital

California Wildfires

California Governor Says Fires Are New Normal

"This is the new normal," Gov. Jerry Brown warned Saturday after surveying damage from the deadly Ventura County fire that has caused the most destruction. "We're about ready to have firefighting at Christmas. This is very odd and unusual"

Saturday Night Live - Season 43

SNL Takes Shots at Al Franken, Roy Moore

Saturday Night Live took aim at politicians on both sides of the aisle with sexual harassment allegations against them — including Minnesota Sen. Al Franken, who used to work on the show

EGYPT-ARCHAEOLOGY

Tombs Dating Back 3,500 Years Found in Egypt's Luxor

The tombs, located on the west bank of the river Nile in a cemetery for noblemen and top officials, are the latest discovery in the city famed for its temples and tombs spanning different dynasties of ancient Egyptian history

TOPSHOT-NKOREA-JAPAN-MISSILE

Tremors Near North Korea Nuclear Site Likely Aftershocks

Tremors were detected near North Korea’s nuclear test site, but are likely aftershocks from the large nuclear test conducted in September, officials said. The test, which took place Sept. 3, was the country’s sixth and largest underground nuclear test

President Trump Attends Opening Of Mississippi Civil Rights Museum And Museum Of Mississippi History

Trump Greeted by Protests and Boycotts in Mississippi

Donald Trump has paid tribute to Mississippi's role in the civil rights movement at the opening of two new museums in Jackson, the capital. Some black leaders — including civil rights leader and Georgia congressman John Lewis — boycotted

Winter Weather Deep South

Surprising Snowfall Shuts Down Much of Deep South

Snowfall shrouding much of the Deep South began tapering off early Saturday, but freezing temperatures kept roads slick and thousands without electricity throughout the region while planes remained grounded at the world's busiest airport