The Brief

First Lady Michelle Obama acknowledges the crowd after delivering remarks on the first day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center, July 25, 2016 in Philadelphia.
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Come Together

The Democratic National Convention was off to a rocky start before it even had a chance to get started, but by the time primetime rolled around, Democrats were back on-message, with speakers stressing a need for unity and a drive to elect Hillary Clinton

Views Of Sochi Ahead Olympic Games

10 Russian Athletes Banned from Rio

Seven Russian swimmers and three rowers have been banned from competing in the Olympics, according to statements issued by FISA and FINA. Independent sports federations are responsible for taking action against athletes for the country's state sponsored doping scandal

Police officers are seen in front of a facility for the disabled where at least 19 people were killed and as many as 20 wounded by a knife-wielding man, in Sagamihara, Kanagawa prefecture, Japan, July 26, 2016.

At Least 19 Dead in Mass Stabbing Outside of Tokyo

At least 19 people were killed and about 20 wounded in a knife attack at a facility for the handicapped in a city just outside Tokyo, in the worst mass killing in generations in Japan. A man turned himself in two hours later, police said

Regrets Years After a Double Hand Transplant

Seven years ago, Jeff Kepner became the first person to receive a double hand transplant in the United States. But Kepner’s transplanted hands have never worked. If he could, Kepner would have them removed, he told TIME in an exclusive interview

Stef'an Strawder

Teen Basketball Star Killed in Nightclub Shooting

One of the two teenagers killed in a shooting at a Florida nightclub was a talented basketball player who was known by loved ones as the Stephen Curry of his town for his skills on the court, his family said. At least 15 others were injured in the shooting

Refugees captured before passing into Chios of Greece

Turkey's Instability: E.U. Migrant Deal Questioned

Even before Turkey was thrown into crisis by a coup attempt, its deal with the European Union to stop migration westward was under strain: Turks did not get the visa-free travel they were promised, and Greece was overwhelmed with asylum claims

Hundreds of Pro-European campaigners marched to 10 Downing Street in London on July 23, 2016.

One Month After Brexit Vote, Europe Still Divided on Britain

British Prime Minister Theresa May heard a different message in each European capital she visited last week on how the U.K. should proceed with Brexit. In Berlin, Angel Merkel, suggested patience, while in Paris, Francois Hollande, preached haste

Donald Trump acknowledges the crowd at the end of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland on July 21, 2016.

Trump Gets a Convention Polling Bump

Donald Trump appears to have received a significant bounce after the Republican convention, with one poll giving him a 3-point lead over Democratic rival Hillary Clinton. A separate poll found that 44% of Republican voters view their party as united

Business Concepts

The Best Way to Delay Dementia Without Drugs

A new study provides the strongest evidence yet for the power of brain training to reduce the risk of dementia and possibly Alzheimer’s. Researchers compared different types of cognitive training head to head in the new study

Tour de France 2016's winner Great Britain's Christopher Froome celebrates his overall leader yellow jersey on the podium on the Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris, at the end of the 113 km twenty-first and last stage of the 103rd edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July 24, 2016.

Chris Froome Wins Third Tour de France

Sharing beer and Champagne with teammates, Chris Froome celebrated his third Tour de France title in four years. The Kenyan-born British rider finished safely at the back of the main pack during the largely ceremonial final stage

CORRECTION Bangladesh Militants Killed

Bangladesh Police Kill Nine Suspected Militants

Police in Bangladesh's capital raided a five-story building and killed nine suspected Islamic militants, the country's police chief said. Officials were investigating to see which group the men belonged to