Your look at the five biggest and most buzz-worthy stories of the morning.
1. Dozens Killed in Egypt After Security Clears Pro-Morsi Rally
Dozens of people are dead in Cairo after security forces moved in to clear supporters of ousted President Mohamed Morsi from two makeshift camps where they had been demanding his reinstatement.
2. Louisiana Standoff Ends With Gunman, Hostage Dead
A gunman inside a Louisiana bank shot his two remaining hostages, killing one of them, as police stormed the facility and killed the suspect in a standoff that lasted 12 hours, authorities said.
3. Militants Linked to Embassy Threat Killed: Senior Official
An American drone strike killed four suspected al Qaeda militants associated with the latest threat that prompted the closing of U.S. embassies across the Middle East and North Africa, according to a senior U.S. official.
4. Cory Booker Wins NJ Senate Democratic Primary
Newark Mayor Cory Booker won the Democratic primary for the special election to fill New Jersey's U.S. Senate seat that is open due to Frank Lautenberg's death in June.
5. Body ID'd as Missing California Federal Investigator
The body of a woman found near a Northern California park last week was identified as Sandra Coke, the missing federal investigator, according to authorities.