The Brief

FILE - In this April 27, 2016 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gestures during a campaign stop in Indianapolis. Trump has a Plan B on campaign money, and it involves the sort of outside groups that he has called "corrupt." While the political newcomer might lock up the Republican presidential nomination in the next six weeks of voting, he and his allies are simultaneously mounting a public pressure campaign in case he falls short and finds himself at a contested convention this summer in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)

Trump Up Big in Indiana Poll

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump is enjoying a large advantage in Indiana ahead of the state's pivotal May 3 primary, according to a new poll. The survey shows the billionaire Trump leading Texas Sen. Ted Cruz by 15 points

U.S. President Barack Obama and his daughter Malia walk from Marine One to board Air Force One upon their departure from O'Hare Airport in Chicago April 7, 2016. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque - RTSE37V

Malia Obama Is Going to Harvard—After a Year Off

President Obama's older daughter Malia will attend Harvard University after first taking a gap year, the White House said. The brief statement did not say what the 17-year-old will be doing during the time off

The Junglebook

The Jungle Book Is Still Box Office King

Not even three new wide releases could dethrone the king of the jungle. The Jungle Book spent its third weekend at the top of the box office, earning an estimated $42.4 million. Keanu couldn't touch Disney’s epic tale

United States President Barack Obama smiles during the White House Correspondents' Association annual dinner on April 30, 2016 at the Washington Hilton hotel in Washington.This is President Obama's eighth and final White House Correspondents' Association dinner. Credit: Olivier Douliery / Pool via CNP - NO WIRE SERVICE - Photo by: Olivier Douliery/picture-alliance/dpa/AP Images

Obama Zings Trump at Correspondents' Dinner

President Obama made fun of Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, CNN, his age, and much more during his final appearance at the White House Correspondents' Dinner. Trump, especially became the punchline for a barrage of stinging jokes

Civilians gather at the site of a car bomb attack in Samawa, south of Baghdad, May 1, 2016. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Bombings Kill 31 as Iraq Grapples With Political Crisis

Two car bombs in the southern Iraqi city of Samawah killed 31 people and wounded dozens, the latest in a series of large attacks claimed by the militant group ISIS, as the country grapples with a worsening political crisis

Emergency personnel work at the scene after a CSX freight train derailed, spilling hazardous material, in Washington on Sunday, May 1, 2016. The Capitol is seen in the background. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

CSX Train Derails in Washington

A CSX freight train heading to North Carolina derailed near a Metro stop in Washington, D.C., sending 14 cars off the tracks and spilling hazardous material, officials said. No injuries were reported and no evacuations were ordered

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton’s New Way to Cop to Criticism

The Democratic presidential front-runner has long resisted the kind of public mea culpas that could be seen as bowing to critics who have spent years trying to derail her. But her recent responses suggest a new approach for a general election

KWS ranger stands guard in the rain near stacks of elephant tusks, part of an estimated 105 tonnes of ivory and a tonne of rhino horn confiscated from smugglers and poachers to be burnt at the Nairobi National Park near Nairobi

Kenya Burns Over 100 Tons of Ivory Tusks

Kenya's president set fire to 105 tons of elephant ivory and more than 1 ton of rhino horn, believed to be the largest stockpile ever destroyed, in a dramatic statement against the trade in ivory and products from endangered species


Woman and 4 Grandchildren Drown in Texas Flooding

A 64-year-old woman and four grandchildren were killed early after a creek overflowed its banks, flooding an East Texas neighborhood as many residents slept. Six to 10 homes in a Palestine cul-de-sac were severely damaged following heavy rainfall

"Zoolander 2" World Premiere

Will Ferrell Drops Out of Ronald Reagan Comedy

Will Ferrell no longer plans to play Ronald Reagan in a satirical film about an intern whose job it was to convince the president, who suffered from Alzheimer's, that he was in fact an actor playing the role of Commander in Chief