- A judge of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court has ruled that in light of the USA Freedom Act's passage, the National Security Agency (NSA) may resume bulk collection of American's telephone records. In May, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals had halted the process after finding that the Patriot Act never authorized such activity.
- The U.S. State Department has released a cache of Hillary Clinton's emails from her time as Secretary. "The emails are chock full of administrative banalities," The Guardian reports, but also "provide an unusually candid glimpse into Clinton day to day."
- In Portland, Oregon, thousands flanked the Burnside Bridge around midnight to celebrate the state's legalization of recreational marijuana.
- The Obama administration has reached an agreement with Cuba to reopen an American embassy there and reestablish diplomatic ties.
- Another historic, predominantly black church near Charleston, S.C., caught fire Tuesday evening, one of six similar incidents in recent weeks. So far, three have been identified as potential arson; the cause of last night's fire is still unclear.
- The United Nations says South Sudan army forces have been sexually abusing and sometimes burning alive women and girls in the conflict-torn country.
- Cuba has become the first WHO-certified country to thwart mother-to-child transmission of H.I.V. and syphilis.
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