The Brief

Afghanistan Bombed Hospital
Najim Rahim—AP

U.S. 'Misidentified' Hospital

The crew of a U.S. warplane that attacked a medical charity's hospital in northern Afghanistan last month misidentified the target, believing it to be a government compound taken over by the Taliban. Some involved in the strike have been suspended from their jobs

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.

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

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

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

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

Exploring Santa Barbara's Wine Country

2015 Has Been the Hottest Year Ever Recorded

The global average temperature this year is likely to be the hottest ever recorded. The U.N. weather agency pointed to El Niño and “human-induced global warming” as the main culprits behind this year’s record-setting heat

Mideast Israel Palestinians Kerry

Palestinian Man Killed After Stabbing Israeli Soldier

A Palestinian assailant was shot and killed by Israeli forces after stabbing and seriously wounding an Israeli soldier in the West Bank, the latest in an unrelenting, two month-long wave of Israeli-Palestinian violence

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