In this July 18, 2018, photo provided by Chiang Rai Public Relations Department, members of the rescued soccer team show their skills before a press c...
In this July 18, 2018, photo provided by Chiang Rai Public Relations Department, members of the rescued soccer team show their skills before a press conference regarding their experience being trapped in the cave in Chiang Rai, northern Thailand. The Thai soccer boys and their coach began their first day back home with their families since they were rescued from a flooded cave with a trip to a Buddhist temple on Thursday, July 19, to pray for protection from misfortunes. (Chiang Rai Public Relations Department via AP)
Musician Billy Joel sits with his daughter Della Rose Joel during his 100th lifetime performance at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday, July 18, 2018,...
Musician Billy Joel sits with his daughter Della Rose Joel during his 100th lifetime performance at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday, July 18, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
Justin Rose of England plays a shot on the 2nd hole during the first round of the British Open Golf Championship in Carnoustie, Scotland, Thursday Jul...
Justin Rose of England plays a shot on the 2nd hole during the first round of the British Open Golf Championship in Carnoustie, Scotland, Thursday July 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. US INTELLIGENCE CHIEF TOUGH ON RUSSIA, AT ODDS WITH TRUMP
Dan Coats' drumbeat of criticism against Putin clashes loudly with Trump's pro-Kremlin remarks.
2. WHO IS CONCERNED ABOUT SUPREME COURT PICK
Gay-rights supporters expect to have little to celebrate if Brett Kavanaugh replaces Justice Anthony Kennedy, the author of all the court's major gay-rights rulings.
3. US DEPORTING CRIME VICTIMS WHILE THEY WAIT FOR 'U VISA'
Immigrants applying for a special visa awarded to victims of crime on U.S. soil are being detained and deported by the Trump administration.
4. HOW THAI CAVE SURVIVORS SPENT FIRST DAY BACK HOME
The youth soccer teammates and their coach made a trip to a Buddhist temple to pray for protection from misfortunes.
5. RIVERS DRY AND FIELDS DUST, IRANIAN FARMERS TURN TO PROTEST
Agriculturists are pleading to authorities for a solution as years of drought and government mismanagement of water destroy their livelihoods, AP learns.
6. WHY JEWISH NATION BILL IS CONTENTIOUS
Israel's parliament approves a controversial piece of legislation that defines the country as the nation-state of the Jewish people but which critics warn sidelines minorities.
7. HAWAII SEARCHES FOR SAFE SPOTS FOR PEOPLE TO SEE LAVA
It's nearly impossible for the curious on the ground to see the glowing molten rock — a fact that's squeezing the tourism-dependent local economy.
8. HOLOCAUST DENIERS WON'T BE BANNED FROM FACEBOOK
Mark Zuckerberg says offensive content isn't necessarily banned unless it is to organize harm or attack someone.
9. 'CONGRATULATIONS BILLY ON YOUR 100TH SHOW'
Those were the words from Bruce Springsteen to Billy Joel as The Piano Man celebrated a Madison Square Garden milestone.
10. BRITISH OPEN UNDERWAY AT CARNOUSTIE
Dustin Johnson, Justin Rose and Rickie Fowler are the odds-on favorites according to Ladbrokes as golf's third major begins at the burned-out links.