Morning Brief: July 2
Team U.S.A. got knocked out of the World Cup, losing to Belgium 2-1 in extended time. [NBC News]
Partly sunny today, with a high near 88. Chances of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy tonight, with a low around 73. [Full Forecast]
Need to Know
Israel launches air strikes over the Gaza Strip after kidnapped teens' deaths. [TIME]
Census estimates indicate New York City's non-Hispanic white population's growing. [NY Times]
The NYPD's cracking down on New York City subway acrobats. [ABC News]
The New York Yankees host the Tampa Bay Rays this afternoon at 1:05.
The New York Mets are in Atlanta playing the Braves tonight at 7:10.
On Stage Tonight
Wildfox Presents NYLON Music Tour 2014: Au Revoir Simone, Little Daylight, the Lower 48 @ Brooklyn Bowl, 8.
Night Beats, LODRO, Beverly, Roya, Black Lips @ Baby's All Right, 8.
Today in History
In 1976, North Vietnam reunites with South Vietnam.