Morning Brief: August 20
Today, sunny with a high of 82, and tonight, clear with a low of 66. [Full Forecast]
Need to Know
Gaza cease-fire efforts collapse in heavy fighting. [Miami Herald]
Militant group claims to have killed captive American. [New York Times]
Lawmakers pushes New York City Board of Elections to go digital. [WFUV News]
Times Square costumed characters rally against NYPD's "hostile" action. [ABC NY]
The New York Yankees host the Houson Astros at 7:05.
The New York Mets are in Oakland to face the Athletics at 10:05.
On Stage Tonight
• Rod Stewart and Santana @ Jones Beach Theater
Today in History
In 1938, Lou Gehrig hit his 23rd grand slam. The record stood until Alex Rodriguez broke it in 2013.