Just catching up on the news this morning? Here are some of the top stories you need to know today — from the bailout in Greece to the escape of El Chapo and the 18th birthday of Malala Yousafzai.
- Greece and Eurozone leaders have reached a last minute deal to provide the country with a third bailout in order to keep the country from exiting the Eurozone. Here’s what you need to know about the deal.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker announced on social media this morning that he’s officially running for president in 2016. (Watch the video announcement here.) He will also formally announce his campaign in a rally scheduled for 6pm ET tonight in Waukesha, Wisconsin.
El Chapo, one of the Mexico’s most notorious drug lords, has escaped prison for a second time, setting off a massive manhunt. Who is he exactly? Here’s everything you need to know about him.
Though a deal with Iran on its nuclear programs seems close, senior officials say there have been last minute snags that still need to be resolved before a deal can be announced. Secretary of State John Kerry remains in Vienna for the negotiations.
Nobel prize winner Malala Yousafzai turned 18 years old … and celebrated by opening a school for Syrian refugees.
And in case you missed it:
A top conservative pundit suggested on Twitter that Serena Williams may have used steroids. (ThinkProgress)
Fast food chain Whataburger tells customers “no” to Texas’ open-carry law. (PBS)
“Hunger Games” actress Amandla Stenberg calls out Kylie Jenner for cultural appropriation after Jenner posted a photo of herself with cornrows. (The Daily Dot)
WWII fighter pilot Dorothy Olsen — one of the few female fighter pilots of her time — just turned 99 and was honored with a birthday flyover. (NBC News)
Caitlyn Jenner tweets about why she’s “blown away” by HBO “Last Week Tonight” host John Oliver. (Refinery29)
Comic-Con fans surprised “Supernatural” actor Jared Padalecki with a touching surprise to support his battle with depression. (E! Online)
Money doesn’t grow on trees … but $200,000 in cash literally fell out of a tree in Germany. (TIME)