The Brief

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump answers questions during a news conference in New York City on May 31, 2016.
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Trump's Vet Money Came Late

Under fire over donations, Donald Trump revealed which veterans groups he raised money for. Trump gave many checks within the past week, after the media began to question whether he had distributed the money — and months after he claimed to raise $6 million

Flowers lay around a bronze statue of a gorilla and her baby outside the Cincinnati Zoo's Gorilla World exhibit, two days after a boy tumbled into its moat and officials were forced to kill Harambe, a Western lowland gorilla, in Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S. May 30, 2016. REUTERS/William Philpott - RTX2EW07

Cops Investigate Gorilla's Death

Authorities are considering possible criminal charges following an incident at the Cincinnati Zoo over the weekend left a 17-year-old gorilla dead after a boy fell into its enclosure, a prosecutor said. The beloved gorilla Harambe was killed to save a four-year-old boy

People walk along the Champs Elysees Avenue on May 8, 2016, as the French capital's most famous avenue goes car-free for a day, in the first instalment of a monthly effort to tackle pollution in Paris. / AFP / THOMAS SAMSON (Photo credit should read THOMAS SAMSON/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. Warns of Possible Terrorist Attack in Europe

Following several terrorist attacks on the continent, the U.S. State Department issued a travel alert for Europe on warning Americans of the possibility of a terrorist attack in the summer months. The alert asks U.S. citizens to "exercise vigilance" in public

A Victorian home, center, made famous by the television show "Full House" is seen Friday, May 27, 2016, in San Francisco. The three bedroom home dating from 1883 is now for sale at $4.15 million. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

The Full House House Is Now for Sale

The Tanner household from Full House is up for sale—or at least the exterior is. The San Francisco home featured in the 1980s sitcom is listed at $4.15 million. The interior, alas, looks nothing like the studio set where the show was filmed


A Victory Over ISIS in Fallujah Could Hurt Iraq

As ISIS loses territory in both Iraq and Syria, analysts say the militants may be shifting tactics to increase the human costs of any military victory by the forces that oppose the terror group

Gov. Charles "Charlie" Baker, of Massachusetts, speaks during an interview at the Statehouse in Boston on April 25, 2016.

Mass. Gov. Would Sign Transgender-friendly Bathroom Bill

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker said he would sign a bill guaranteeing transgender people access to the public bathrooms of their choice if it reaches his desk, bucking conservatives amid a growing national fight over transgender bathroom access

Thousands in India Contract HIV During Blood Transfusions

More than 2,000 people in India have contracted HIV while receiving blood transfusions in the country’s hospitals over the last 17 months, officials said. There are more than 2 million people living with HIV or AIDS in the country

Barack Obama on May 30, 2016 in Arlington, Va.

President Obama Will Return to Elkhart, Ind.

During a trip to Indiana, the president plans to address the once hard-hit Elkhart community from the same place he spoke in 2009, touting the progress the community has made and the work that remains

Mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo gives a press conference regarding the creation of an official camp to welcome migrants on May 31, 2016 in Paris. The mayor of Paris said on Tuesday she wanted to create a refugee camp in the French capital to replace makeshift camps that are habitually closed down for health reasons. City authorities are "assessing different sites" for their suitability to create a camp "as soon as possible", Mayor Anne Hidalgo told during a press conference. / AFP / MATTHIEU ALEXANDRE (Photo credit should read MATTHIEU ALEXANDRE/AFP/Getty Images)

Paris Is Getting a Camp for Homeless Migrants

Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo that a "humanitarian camp" will be set up in the French capital in the next six weeks, to support the hundreds of homeless migrants in the city. She said the situation in Paris is no longer "tenable"

American football on the field

Football Player Arrested in Multiple Partners Sex Incident

A fellow student has been arrested in the case of the 15-year-old Florida girl who allegedly had sex with multiple partners in a high school bathroom. The case drew international attention after reports that as many as 25 male students entered the bathroom

Social Media Illustrations

Tech Companies Promise to Fight Hate Speech Online

Facebook, Twitter, Google, and Microsoft have agreed to work with European officials to crack down on hateful speech published on their respective platforms. Each company has agreed to remove offending content within 24 hours

California Gov. Jerry Brown gestures as he speaks at the 91st Annual Sacramento Host Breakfast Wednesday, May 18, 2016, in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

California Gov. Jerry Brown Backs Hillary Clinton

California Gov. Jerry Brown said he will vote for Hillary Clinton over Bernie Sanders in the state's Democratic primary next week, urging Democrats and independents in an open letter to unite around Clinton and put an end to the party's protracted nominating contest