The Brief

Protestors Rally For Gun Control At Broward Courthouse After FL School Shooting
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Nikolas Cruz: 'We had this monster living under our roof and we didn't know'

No Warning Signs, Say Couple Who Took in Cruz

James and Kimberly Snead said that their own son was at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Wednesday when Nikolas Cruz, 19, allegedly used his AR-15 rifle to kill 17 students and staff members

Mitt Romney Addresses Silicon Slopes Summit In Salt Lake City

President Trump Has Endorsed 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

PyeongChang 2018 Olympics: Figure Skating, Free Dance

Madison Chock and Evan Bates on Their Ice Dance Fall

Before their first stroke of the Olympic ice dance free skate, Madison Chock and Evan Bates, a couple off the ice, wanted their program to have a special meaning. But as they entered their combination spin, the pair found themselves sprawled on the ice

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. Arrives in India Promoting Trump Apartments

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


Syria: Activists Say Shelling of Damascus Suburb Killed 98

A Syrian monitoring group and paramedics say government shelling and airstrikes on rebel-held suburbs of the capital, Damascus, killed at least 98 people. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said it was the deadliest day in three years in eastern Ghouta

Black Panther premiere

Black Panther Has a Smashing Debut

Already a much-celebrated pop-culture milestone, Black Panther blew past expectations, with $192 million in ticket sales in North America. The studio forecasts a four-day holiday weekend of $218 million

Relatives of passengers who were believed to have been killed in a plane crash react near the town of Semirom

Iranian Rescue Teams Find Wreckage From Plane Crash

Iran's Press TV is reporting that search and rescue teams have reached the site of the plane crash that authorities say killed all 65 people on board. Aseman Airlines said all on board Flight EP3704 were killed, including six crew members


Third Athlete Tests Positive for Doping at the Olympics

Slovenian hockey player Ziga Jeglic has become the third athlete to test positive for doping at the Pyeongchang Olympics. The Court of Arbitration for Sport says Jeglic tested positive for fenoterol, a drug designed to open the airways to the lungs