Morning Brief: August 11
Today, partly cloudy with a high of 85, and tonight, partly cloudy with a low of 70. [Full Forecast]
Need to Know
Iraq's Al-Maliki steps up struggle to keep his job. [ABC News]
New York could be in line to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention. [NY Daily News]
Connecticut Republican gubernatorial candidates go back and forth in a debate before Tuesday's primary election. [Wall Street Journal]
The New York Mets play the Philadelphia Phillies today at 1:05.
The New York Yankees are in Baltimore playing the Orioles tonight at 7:05
On Stage Tonight
Three Dog Night @ City Winery
Angela Johnson @ Blue Note
Jay Brannan with Bess Rogers & Special Someones @ Highline Ballroom, 8.
Chicha Libre @ Barbes, 9:30.
Today in History
In 1951, the Brooklyn Dodgers beat the Atlanta Braves 8-1 during the first Major League Baseball game televised in color.