The United Nations has some grim news on Iraq this morning: It says at least 1,075 people were killed in June as Sunni militants overtook some significant cities in the country.
Citing a rise in the number of children and families attempting to immigrate into the Southwestern U.S. illegally, the Obama administration says it will use new detention facilities to house the families.
For now, drones are no longer allowed to fly on National Park lands. That news comes from the National Park Service, which said the unmanned aerial vehicles had disturbed the peace on several occasions at different national parks.
To get a good feel for what exactly is happening on the ground in Iraq, watch this video of BBC correspondents who were caught in the crossfire.
Blemished, battered and cut, the "British Guiana One-Cent Black on Magenta" is a stamp with a twisty tale to tell, one that begins in the hands of a young Scottish boy and passes through the hands of a killer.
Don't expect to hear the roar of a gas engine when you see the new motorcycle from Harley-Davidson. That's because it's powered by batteries.
While many millions are enjoying the drama of the World Cup, a handful of scientists are keeping their eyes very closely on the ball.
The Family Medical Leave Act's benefits will soon extend to married same-sex couples in all of the U.S., under a White House plan that will be formally announced today.
At least 51.2 million people are now living under forced displacement, a UN agency says, announcing its tally of people who are seeking refuge or asylum, or who are internally displaced.
It's called the Fire Phone, and Amazon is hoping that its entry into the mobile arena will prove a hot seller that puts the iconic brand at everyone's fingertips.