The Brief

Train personel survey the NJ Transit train that crashed in to the platform at the Hoboken Terminal in Hoboken, New Jersey, Sept. 29, 2016.

New Jersey Commuter Train Crashes Into Station

A commuter train crashed into a station outside in Hoboken, N.J., leaving at least one person dead and more than 100 injured — including some critically. Officials suspended train service in the area as a result of the crash

President Obama speaks during a press conference following the conclusion of the G20 summit in Hangzhou on Sept. 5, 2016.

Obama: Veto Override a 'Mistake'

Congress overrode a veto issued by President Obama, clearing the way for families of 9/11 victims to file a lawsuit against the Saudi Arabian government. During a presidential town hall hosted by CNN on Wednesday, Obama called the override a "mistake"

Miscellaneous Drugs

Painkillers Like Ibuprofen Linked to Heart Problems

Painkillers are effective at numbing everything from the inflammation that comes with infection to headaches and the achy joints of arthritis. But recent studies have exposed some serious side effects, including increased risk of heart events

The possible scenarios into the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 are on display during a Joint Investigation Team news conference on the preliminary results of the investigation in Nieuwegein, Netherlands, on Sept. 28, 2016.

How Russia Has Obscured the Facts Over MH17

The prime suspect in the investigation – the Russian government of President Vladimir Putin – has delayed the dispensation of justice by shifting blame, confusing the facts and casting doubt on the motives of the investigators

Capitol, seat of United States Congress, Washington DC, District of Columbia, USA, 18th-19th century

Senate Passes Bill to Avoid Government Shutdown

The Senate on Wednesday passed a bill to keep the government running through Dec. 9 and provide $1.1 billion in long-delayed funding to battle the Zika virus. The vote came after leaders broke through a stalemate over aid to help Flint address its water crisis

China Typhoon

32 People Are Missing Following Landslides in China

At least 32 people were reported missing after hillsides collapsed onto villages in southeastern China following a typhoon. The landslides were triggered by torrential rain brought by Typhoon Megi, which has already killed several people

Medics inspect the damage outside a field hospital after an airstrike in the rebel-held al-Maadi neighbourhood of Aleppo

U.N. Criticized Over Failure to Stop Hospital Attacks

The U.N. Security Council came under sharp criticism for its failure to implement a resolution aimed at protecting medical facilities and staff in conflict zones from Syria to Yemen and Afghanistan. Two hospitals in Aleppo were bombed Wednesday