The Brief

Hillary Clinton, former Secretary of State and 2016 Democratic presidential candidate, greets attendees during a rally following the Democratic presidential candidate debate at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, U.S., on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015.

Hillary Clinton's Middle-Class Tax Pledge Divides Democrats

Hillary Clinton has pledged not to raise taxes on families making less than $250,000 but critics say it is a crafty political move that would limit the ambition of proposals on everything from expanding Social Security to healthcare reform

Warplane crashes in Syria near Turkeys border

Pilot From Downed Russian Jet Rescued

A Russian military pilot whose plane was shot down by Turkey and crashed in Syria arrived at an air base in Latakia province after being rescued by a Syrian army commando unit, Syrian and Russian officials said

Los Angeles Lakers v Golden State Warriors

Warriors Make NBA History With 16-0 Season Start

The defending champions Golden State Warriors set the record for best start in NBA history at 16-0, as Stephen Curry had 24 points and nine assists in a 111-77 rout of the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday night

Justin Trudeau speaks at a press conference at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit in Manila, Philippines on Nov. 19, 2015.

Canada Will Resettle 25,000 Syrian Refugees

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will announce Tuesday his plan to resettle 25,000 Syrian refugees by February and he says all 10 of Canada's provincial premiers support bringing that many in despite recent terror attacks in Europe

Rocket Landing

Reusable Rocket Booster Returns Safely to Earth

Jeff Bezos' space company Blue Origin has announced that it has landed a rocket upright and gently enough to be used again in a space flight first. The feat could drastically lower the cost of space travel

Picture of a nativity scene

Newborn Found in Manger of New York Nativity Scene

A custodian at a church in the Richmond Hill area of Queens found a healthy 5lb newborn baby boy crying in the nativity set when he returned from lunch. Police said that the custodian found the baby inside of the manger wrapped in towels

MSMB Capital Management CIO Martin Shkreli

Company Behind Medicine Price Hike Cuts Cost of Drug

Turing Pharmaceuticals, whose CEO Martin Shkreli became a lightning rod for criticism for a 5,000 percent increase in the cost of its anti-infection drug Daraprim to $750, said on Tuesday that it would cut the cost of the drug to hospitals

Bottles of Coca-Cola soda are offered for sale at a grocery store in Chicago on April 17, 2012.

Emails Reveal Coca-Cola's Hand in Anti-Obesity Group

Emails show the world's largest beverage maker was instrumental in shaping the Global Energy Balance Network. Coke helped pick the group's leaders, edited its mission statement and suggested articles and videos for its website