The Brief

Missing Malaysia Plane
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Debris Offers Clues to Missing Jet

An Australian official has warned not to jump to conclusions about a 9-by-3-ft. piece of flotsam that washed up on the French island of Reunion, a discovery many are saying may be debris from the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump Visits His Scottish Golf Course

Republicans Debate the Best Way to Debate Donald Trump

Begrudgingly, Donald Trump’s rivals recognize they cannot continue to shrug him off. Republican presidential candidates are trying to figure out how to treat Trump at the upcoming debate, and may have to treat him like a real candidate

Ray Tensing

Former Campus Cop Makes Bail and Is Released From Jail

Ray Tensing posted 10% of his $1 million bail, according to the Hamilton County Clerk's office, not long after pleading not guilty to murder and involuntary manslaughter in the shooting death of unarmed 43-year-old Sam DuBose

(Left to right) Kit Harington, Kristofer Hivju, Ben Crompton in Season 5 of Game of Thrones on HBO

Game of Thrones Will Last at Least Another 3 Seasons

Even though Game of Thrones showrunners have repeatedly declared they only want to make seven seasons of the fantasy hit, HBO programming president Michael Lombardo for the first time firmly announced the series will go at least eight seasons

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Uber Wants Your Parents to Be Drivers

Ageism might be rampant in Silicon Valley, but some of the Bay Area's leading companies are now actively trying to engage the senior crowd, recognizing the huge potential of experienced workers and responsible adults

Ultra Orthodox Jew Yishai Schlissel is detained by plain-clothes police officers after he stabbed people during a gay pride parade in Jerusalem on July 30, 2015.

Jewish Man Stabs 6 at Jerusalem Gay-Pride Parade

An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man stabbed six at Jerusalem's annual gay-pride parade, Israeli police and witnesses said. The alleged attacker, Yishai Schlissel, was recently released from prison after being jailed for another stabbing at a gay-pride parade in 2005

Activists unfurl colored banners while hanging from the St. Johns bridge in Portland, Ore. on July 29, 2015, to protest the departure of Royal Dutch Shell PLC icebreaker Fennica, which is in Portland for repairs. The icebreaker is a vital part of Shell's exploration and spill-response plan off Alaska's northwest coast. Greenpeace officials say the activists have enough water and food to last for days, and can hoist themselves to allow other marine traffic to pass.

Police Force Greenpeace Protesters Off Portland Bridge

A controversial oil ship bound for a drilling site in the Arctic managed to sail past a group of Greenpeace protesters hanging from a bridge in Portland after police and Coast Guard officers forced the activists from the area

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Activists Release Fourth Planned Parenthood Video

A group of antiabortion activists released a fourth video featuring a Planned Parenthood representative talking about fetal tissue donations. It shows a Colorado doctor discussing and later demonstrating the procurement of fetal tissue

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U.S. Economy Bounces Back From Weak 2015 Start

The Commerce Department said the gross domestic product grew at a 2.3% annual rate in the April-to-June quarter, led by a surge in consumer spending and a recovery in foreign trade. It also said GDP in the first quarter grew 0.6% instead of shrinking at a 0.2% pace

Hillary Rodham Clinton

Hillary Clinton Losing Strength in New National Polling

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's poll numbers are continuing to fall six weeks after setting her candidacy into high gear, according to a new poll. Clinton has seen an erosion in public approval across nearly every key metric

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Nigeria Frees More Than 50 People From Boko Haram

The military raided two jihadist camps in Bornoas as part of an ongoing offensive against the group, rescuing 29 women, 25 children and five elderly men from the camps. A spokesperson for the Nigerian army said Boko Haram members were killed in the process