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HISTORIC IRAN NUCLEAR DEAL REACHED "Iran reached a historic deal with six world powers on Tuesday that promises to curb Tehran’s controversial nuclear program in exchange for economic sanctions relief." Read the key provisions of the historic agreement here. President Barack Obama has promised he will "veto any legislation that prevents [its] successful implementation." Oil prices are falling in light of the deal, which Obama must now sell to Congress. And Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu denounced the deal as a "historic mistake." [Charlotte Alfred, HuffPost]

SELLING A BAILOUT DEAL TO GREECE Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras must pitch the bailout deal, which former finance minister Yanis Varoufakis compared to the 1919 Versailles Treaty, to an extremely skeptical parliament. [Reuters]

NEW YORK CITY TO PAY ERIC GARNER'S FAMILY $5.9 MILLION The city "settled a claim with Eric Garner's family for $5.9 million in an effort by city officials to head off a full-blown lawsuit." [Kim Bellware, HuffPost]

OBAMA TO TALK CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM A day after commuting the sentences for 46 nonviolent federal inmates, the president is expected to call for shorter sentences for nonviolent offenders. [Marina Fang, HuffPost]

ONE-THIRD OF VETERANS IN HEALTH CARE BACKLOG ARE DEAD Over 238,000 of the 847,000 veterans awaiting health care processing by Veterans Affairs are already dead, and the embattled VA does not have a "mechanism to purge the list of dead applicants." [Ryan Grim and Jen Bendery, HuffPost]

THE HOMELESS MAN WITH A HARVARD LAW DEGREE "In a city with thousands of homeless people, [Alfred] Postell may be the District’s most academically distinguished. Diplomas, awards and certificates clutter a closet at his mother’s apartment, buried artifacts of a lost life. He holds three degrees: one in accounting, one in economics, and one in law." [WaPo]

PENTAGON CLOSE TO LIFTING TRANSGENDER BAN FOR THE MILITARY An announcement is expected sometime this week. [AP]

WHAT’S BREWING

OF COURSE THE 'PAPER TOWNS' SOUNDTRACK IS INCREDIBLE It's John Green's latest movie, what did you expect? [HuffPost]

ALL THE EMMY PREDICTIONS If Jon Hamm doesn't take home a statue, TV is dead. [Variety]

WHEN SEATTLE DISAPPEARS A look at the next big earthquake that'll take a chunk of the Northwest with it. [The New Yorker]

THE HARPER LEE MYSTERY CONTINUES A third book may have been discovered. [HuffPost]

50 CENT HAS FILED FOR BANKRUPTCY There is something poetic about someone whose name is a dollar amount having no money. And here are all the times he's rapped about how much money he has. [HuffPost]

HOW TO STOP A DROWNING "First, it's important to know how to spot someone who's drowning. Their feet usually look like they're climbing up stairs, according to [Jeff] Thompson, and their arms are going up and down in the water -- they're not screaming for help." [HuffPost]

WHAT'S WORKING

BURNED-OUT FERGUSON QUIKTRIP NOW A JOBS CENTER "The burned-out QuikTrip convenience store that became a symbol of racial unrest after a police officer killed an unarmed black teenager nearby almost a year ago will soon reopen as a community center focusing on job-training and placement for African-Americans." [HuffPost]

ON THE BLOG

JACKIE FUCHS: STOP BLAMING BYSTANDERS "But they've also said that my story has given them hope that the dialogue about rape is changing. Some have reevaluated their own trauma in light of learning about the Bystander Effect. One person wrote that I had given her a gift: 'the ability to see that the people in the room were victims too. Their behavior didn't mean I deserved [the abuse]. It just meant they were afraid and didn't know what to do.'" [HuffPost]

BEFORE YOU GO

~ More shots of that Pluto drive-by.

~ According to the coronor, B.B. King was not poisoned.

~ Could a "rubber replacement" be in play?

~ One use of your hot car this summer: making chocolate-covered strawberries.

~ Arya Stark's yearbook quote should make all you fans very, very afraid.

~ Donald Trump doesn't like getting Twitter trolled by infamous drug kingpins.

~ Science confirms it -- your phone is very, very distracting.

~ The urban farm in St. Louis revitalizing the demand for bitter eggplant.

~ More proof of World Cup corruption.

~ Behind the Ellen Pao ouster.

~ Of course Lady Gaga is scarier than all get out in this trailer for "American Horror Story."

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