The Brief

U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at an Elks Lodge in Salem, NH on Feb. 8, 2016.
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A young man helps soldiers in the fight against Aedes Aegypti mosquito that transmits Zika virus, as well as viral diseases such as dengue and chikungunya, in Tegucigalpa on Feb. 6, 2016.

Obama Wants $1.8 Billion to Fight Zika

President Obama is asking Congress to provide $1.8 billion in emergency funding to fight the Zika virus, the mosquito-borne illness that could be causing the proliferation of a rare birth defect in some Latin American countries

A Chipotle Mexican Grill restaurant is seen in Washington, DC, on Dec. 22, 2015.

Chipotle Temporarily Closes All Of Its Stores

The Mexican chain is temporarily shutting down all locations for several hours to hold food safety meetings with employees after a string of food poisoning outbreaks. The stores will reopen at 3 p.m. after the national company-wide meeting

Peyton Manning during Super Bowl 50 at Levi's Stadium on Feb. 7, 2016 in Santa Clara, Calif.

Denver Broncos Gallop to a Super Bowl Win

If this was the final game of his magnificent career, what a Super way to go out for Peyton Manning. The Denver Broncos dominated Super Bowl 50, beating Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers 24-10

<> on February 7, 2016 in Milford, New Hampshire.

Bill Clinton Revs Up Attacks Against Bernie Sanders

The former President blasted the Vermont Senator's positions on health care, and his assertion that Hillary Clinton is a part of the establishment during his fiercest attack on his wife's Democratic rival ahead of Tuesday's pivotal primary

Super Bowl 50 at Levi's Stadium on February 7, 2016 in Santa Clara, California.

North Korean Satellite Passed Over Super Bowl Stadium

Based on data released by international organizations tracking the North Korean satellites, the new Kwangmyongsong, or "Shining Star," satellite passed almost right over Levi's Stadium in San Francisco about an hour after the Super Bowl ended

Three people won the Powerball jackpot on Jan. 13, 2016.

A Powerball Jackpot Winner in Florida Is Still a Mystery

The lucky person who purchased a winning Powerball jackpot ticket in Florida has yet to claim the massive and historic prize. There’s still time for the big winner to come forward after becoming one of three people to hit the $1.5 billion jackpot

A flower arrangement before being wrapped and delivered.

The conventional ways of doing business in the American flower industry are plagued with inefficiencies, so a new wave of budding floral startups in Silicon Valley are bringing their own approach to the industry's thorny problems

Migrants and refugees sit inside a passenger terminal at the port of Piraeus near Athens, on Feb. 6, 2016.

Merkel in Turkey to Talk Migrants as 33 Drown Off Coast

German Chancellor Angela Merkel held talks in Ankara on how to reduce the influx of people into Europe as reports emerged that 22 migrants died after their boat capsized in the Bay of Edremit while attempting to reach Greece. A separate incident killed 11

Facebook chief executive and founder Mark Zuckerberg speaks during a 'town-hall' meeting at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in New Delhi on Oct. 28, 2015.

Facebook's Free Basics is Now Illegal in India

Facebook’s Free Basics service, which gives people free access to a limited set of services through special partnerships with local mobile carriers, is now effectively dead in India. Internet freedom activists had said it is a violation of net neutrality

Police and forensic officers attend the scene of a shooting at the Regency Hotel in Dublin, Ireland February 5, 2016. A man was killed in a shooting during a weigh-in for a World Boxing Organization (WBO) title fight on Friday, local media reported.

IRA Splinter Group Claims Dublin Shooting

An Irish Republican Army faction claimed responsibility Monday for killing a reputed member of a drug-dealing gang in a machine gun attack on a Dublin boxing event — and threatened to kill more criminal rivals as part of a long-running underworld feud