The Brief

President Trump addresses the nation after the mass shootin in Florida
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Trump Lashes Out

As the nation mourned, President Donald Trump kept largely silent about the Florida school shooting victims, instead raging at the FBI for what he perceived to be a fixation on the Russia investigation at the cost of failing to deter the attack

Protestors Rally For Gun Control At Broward Courthouse After FL School Shooting

Florida Students Plan 'March for Our Lives'

Teenagers who survived the Parkland, Florida school shooting are organizing a march in Washington, D.C. and in other cities around the country on March 24 to call for stricter gun control legislation to prevent yet another mass shooting

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


Three Billboards Wins Big at BAFTA Awards

Ferocious female-led tragicomedy 'Three Billboards' was the big winner at the British Academy Film Awards in London, where women demanding an end to harassment, abuse and inequality dominated the ceremony. The film won five trophies including best film

Figure Skating - Winter Olympics Day 8, Adam Rippon sitting with coaches

Adam Rippon Declines NBC's Olympic Correspondent Post

After agreeing to be a correspondent for NBC for the remainder of the PyeongChang Games, breakout star of the Olympics Adam Rippon changed his mind. The figure skater turned down the offer after he realized he would need to give up his official Olympic standing

Netanyahu Warns Iran: 'Do Not Test Israel’s Resolve'

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said at security conference in Munich that Iran should “not test Israel’s resolve." Netanyahu said the nuclear deal with Iran has emboldened Tehran to become increasingly aggressive in the Middle East

Cherry Blossoms

Eastern U.S. To Experience Spring-Like Weather

Temperatures will climb into the 60s and 70s this week on the East Coast as milder air makes its way from the southern plains and Ohio Valley to the Northeast. Springlike weather is expected for most of the week

Sand dunes at Morfa Dyffryn, Wales, UK

4.2-Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Wales

A 4.2-magnitude earthquake hit southern Wales Saturday morning, the first in the United Kingdom of that size in about 10 years. The earthquake's epicenter was north of Swansea