Morning Brief: August 13
Possible thunderstorms today, with flash flood watches in effect until 6 pm. High near 81. More chances of rain tonight, with a low around 64. [Full Forecast]
Need to Know
Europe promises to aid thousands of people fleeing Islamic militant forces in northern Iraq. [ABC News]
Increasing anger over recently released graphic details of Robin Williams' suicide. [USA Today]
Mayor De Blasio pushes New York City's advanced transit system as an advantage for hosting the 2016 Democratic National Convention. [Capital NY]
The New York Yankees are in Baltimore playing the Orioles tonight at 7:05.
The New York Mets host the Washington Nationals tonight at 7:10.
On Stage Tonight
WFUV Presents: Gavin DeGraw and Matt Nathanson, Andrew McMahon @ Central Park, 5.
Kings of Leon: 2014 Mechanical Bull Tour @ Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, 7.
Today in History
In 1942, Walt Disney's Bambi debuts at New York City's Radio City Musical Hall.