Our early headlines:
-- Reports: Obama To Pitch One-Year Extension Of Tax Cuts For 'Middle Class'.
-- In Afghanistan: Bomb Kills Six Americans; Shocking Video Of Woman's Execution.
-- Ahhh! Some Relief From The Heat.
Our weekend posts:
-- Oscar-Winner Ernest Borgnine Dies At 95.
-- Federer Dashes U.K.'s Hopes With Wimbledon Win.
-- U.S. Gives Afghanistan New Ally Status As Part Of 2014 Transition.
-- Barney Frank Gets Married; The Bridegrooms Wore Black.
And some of today's other top stories:
-- Annan says he held "constructive" talks with Syria's Assad. (BBC News)
-- "Egypt's Morsi orders parliament to reconvene." (Al-Jazeera)
-- "Cellphone carriers reported that they responded to a startling 1.3 million demands for subscriber information last year from law enforcement agencies." (The New York Times)
-- Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney "raised $106 million in June." (ABC News)
-- Palestinian president OKs letting experts take samples of Yasser Arafat's remains to test for poison. (Agence France Presse)