Good morning! Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up today. Some plans are subject to change.
Among today's coverage highlights as we see them at 2:15 p.m. GMT:
-- GREECE-BAILOUT (sent; developing)
-- BOKO HARAM (sent; developing)
-- YEMEN (sent; developing)
-- POPE-SOUTH AMERICA (sent; developing)
-- OBAMA-ISLAMIC STATE (sent; developing)
-- 2016-MARIJUANA (upcoming)
-- CONFEDERATE FLAG DEBATE (sent; developing)
-- COLORADO SHOOTING-HOLMES FAMILY (upcoming)
-- WWCUP-WORLD CUP-WRAPUP (upcoming)
WHAT WE'RE TALKING ABOUT
-- SKINNY OREOS (sent)
CHUNKY TEXT/ALTERNATIVE FORMATS:
-- GREECE BAILOUT-Q&A (upcoming)
-- GREECE-FINANCE MINISTER-QUOTES (upcoming)
SPAIN SAN FERMIN - Fireworks gets Spain's running of the bulls festival underway; crowds doused with wine. SENT: 7 photos, 250 words as SPAIN-RUNNING OF THE BULLS.
GREECE VOTE (sent; developing)
Here are details of those stories, plus others we have in the works for today (all times EDT):
GREECE-BAILOUT - Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis resigns, saying he was told shortly after Greece's decisive referendum result that some other eurozone finance ministers and the country's other creditors would appreciate his not attending the ministers' meetings. SENT: 910 words, photos. UPCOMING: Developing. With GREECE-BAILOUT-THE LATEST (sent; updated throughout the day); GREECE BAILOUT-Q&A (upcoming); GREECE-BAILOUT-MOOD (upcoming); GREECE-FINANCE MINISTER-QUOTES (upcoming); FINANCIAL MARKETS - Most Asian markets fall after Greek results, but China rises (sent).
BOKO HARAM - Two bombs blamed on the Islamic extremist group Boko Haram exploded at a crowded mosque and a posh Muslim restaurant in Nigeria's central city of Jos, killing 51 people, officials said Monday. SENT: 450 words, photos. UPCOMING: Developing.
YEMEN - Yemen security officials and eyewitnesses say a massive airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition targeting rebels has hit a marketplace north of Aden, killing over 45 civilians. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Developing.
POPE-SOUTH AMERICA - Pope Francis travels to the port of Guayaquil for a Mass expected to draw more than 1 million people, as Latin America's first pontiff tours his home continent bringing a message of compassion for the weak and respect for an ailing planet. By Nicole Winfield. SENT: 1,010 words, photos, video. UPCOMING: Updates with pope due to arrive in Guayaquil at 10:50 a.m. With POPE-THE LATEST; POPE-PADRE PAQUITO - Pope plans one-on-one visit with self-proclaimed 'Mr Nobody' (both sent).
CONFEDERATE FLAG-DEBATE - While it appears there is broad support in the South Carolina Legislature to bring down the Confederate flag, the depth of that support will get its first test this week as lawmakers return to Columbia to come up with a specific plan. By Jeffrey Collins. SENT: 670 words, photos. UPCOMING: Updates after Senate debate beginning at 10 a.m.
COLORADO SHOOTING-HOLMES FAMILY - They show up in court every day, a visible reminder to jurors that even a killer has parents who love him, and who don't want him to die. But more than two months into his mass-murder trial, James Holmes has yet to turn around in his seat and acknowledge his parents. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 1,000 words by 11 a.m., photos.
SEX ON BEACH-SENTENCING - Florida man will learn Monday whether he will go to prison for having sex on the beach. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Developing from 1:30 p.m. hearing.
OBAMA-ISLAMIC STATE - He is to meet with military leaders at the Pentagon on campaign against Islamic State. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Developing from 3:55 p.m. Obama statement, 500 words by 5 p.m., photo.
2016-MARIJUANA - Presidential candidates from both parties are talking about marijuana in ways unimaginable not long ago. They're taking donations from the new marijuana industry, which is investing heavily in political activism. UPCOMING: 750 words by 5 p.m., photo.
SKINNY OREOS - Oreos are getting a skinny new look, and its maker says the new cookie is a "sophisticated" snack for grown-ups that isn't meant to be twisted or dunked. SENT: 400 words, photo.
WWCUP-WORLD CUP-WRAPUP -- There were times over the past month when the Women's World Cup seemingly transcended the FIFA scandal that was simmering a half a planet away. Carli Lloyd's hat trick in a 5-2 victory for the United States in the final against Japan was one of those moments. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos.
GLF-MCILROY OUT - Rory McIlroy injured his left ankle while playing soccer, leaving the world's No. 1 player in doubt of defending his British Open title next week at St. Andrews. SENT: 440 words, photos. UPCOMING: Developing.
TEN-WIMBLEDON - Serena Williams continues her pursuit of the Grand Slam by eliminating her sister Venus (a fellow five-time champion of Wimbledon) to advance to the quarterfinals. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Developing
NASCAR-IN THE PITS - A rain-delayed race ended with a horrific accident at Daytona that once again put a spotlight on the dangers of motorsports. UPCOMING: 700 words by 6 p.m., photos.