Morning Brief: June 18
President Obama's set to meet with White House leaders to discuss what kind of role the U.S. should play in Iraq conflict. [Politico]
Partly cloudy, with a high of 88. More chances of rain tonight, with a low around 71. [Full Forecast]
Need to Know
New York Governor Cuomo rejects newly amended medical marijuana bill as negotions continue. [Lohud]
New York lawmakers propose a bill that would grant state citizenship to undocumented immigrants. [Businessweek]
A federal judge declares a mistrial in New York State Senator Malcolm Smith's corruption trial. [NY Times]
The New York Mets are in St. Louis playing the Cardinals today at 1:45.
The New York Yankees host the Toronto Blue Jays at 7:05.
On Stage Tonight
WFUV Presents: The National @ Prospect Park Bandshell, 6.
Late Show: Poolside, Mattie Safer @ Mercury Lounge, 9:30.
Today in History
In 1983, Dr. Sally Ride becomes the first woman in space aboard the space shuttle Challenger.