The Brief

Filming Police Encounters

TIME talks with Ramsey Orta, whose footage of Staten Island resident Eric Garner being held down by police before his death turned into a national debate

Ex-Coaches Sue Penn State

Two former assistant football coaches, including Joe Paterno's son, claim the university unfairly linked them to the Sandusky scandal and seek damages

An Israeli prays during the funeral of Sergeant Max Steinberg on July 23, 2014 in Jerusalem, Israel.

The Immigrant Soldiers Dying for Israel in Gaza

Young Jews from across the U.S. and Europe, like Max Steinberg from California and Nissim Sean Carmeli from Texas and Jordan Bensemhoun from France, were drawn to Israel and served as 'lone soldiers' before their recent deaths in Gaza

Most Overweight Kids Don't Think They're Overweight

Some 81 percent of overweight boys and 71 percent of overweight girls in the U.S. believe they're about the right weight, according to recent data on the misperceptions released by the CDC, and kids who aren't obese could incorrectly consider themselves that way

School Supplies Cost You More This Summer

The average family with kids in kindergarten through 12th grade will shell out about $670 on supplies and the National Retail Federation expects spending this year to reach $74.9 billion, up about 3 percent from last year, amid higher demand for gadgets and more required items


Oregon to Vote on Pot Legalization in November

Oregon has certified a petition that will ask voters to decide in November on whether to legalize recreational marijuana for people aged 21 or older; if approved, it would become the third state to do so after Colorado and Washington

Honduras Immigration Overload

Honduran President Expects Mass U.S. Deportations

Honduras is preparing for a wave of deportations from the U.S., President Juan Orlando Hernández tells TIME. Hernández took power in January to confront what may be the biggest migration crisis in the Central American country's history

Americans Snag 4 Spots on Man Booker Prize Longlist

Four novels by American authors made the cut for the 2014 Man Booker prize in the first year that the prestigious British award is considering writers from around the world, but not Donna Tartt's Pulitzer Prize-winning The Goldfinch

A 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee rolls down the assembly line Wedn

Chrysler Recalls Jeeps Over Ignition-Switch Issues

The automaker announced it will pull up to 800,000 Jeep Grand Cherokees and Jeep Commanders, which may have ignition-switch problems. Chrysler's recalls come as rival automaker GM has called back nearly 28 million automobiles worldwide for similar issues

David Georgia Republican Senate candidate, David Perdue speaking to supporters at a primary election night party in Atlanta, May 20, 2014.

David Perdue Wins GOP Senate Primary in Georgia

The Republican businessman, and nephew of former Governor Sonny Perdue, won the primary runoff with less than 51% of the vote against Representative Jack Kingston. He will take on Michelle Nunn, daughter of former Senator Sam Nunn, at the polls in November

Los Angeles Clippers head coach, Doc Rivers, talks with Chris Paul during the game against the Houston Rockets at Staples Center on Feb. 26, 2014 in Los Angeles.

Clippers CEO: Doc Rivers Will Quit if Sterling Stays

Doc Rivers, coach of the Los Angeles Clippers, has threatened to leave his post if Donald Sterling remains owner of the team, says interim Clippers CEO Richard Parsons. Parson’s comments were made during his court testimony