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From gun violence in Chicago to Pope Francis' trip to Ecuador, see the stories we're following today.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. waited out a 3 ½ hour rain delay and avoided being part of four big wrecks at Daytona International Speedway to win Sunday's Coke Zero 400, which ended with a terrifying wreck involving Austin Dillon.
Carli Lloyd, who made history Sunday as the first player to register a hat trick in a World Cup final, says she and her teammates will "savor and cherish" the occasion for years to come.
United States midfielder Carli Lloyd scored three times in the first 16 minutes during the USA's 5-2 victory over Japan.
Israel has taken one more step to walling itself off from its neighbors — approving a fence that will stretch along it's border with Jordan.
While most Americans celebrated the country's historic soccer win Sunday night, a vocal minority saw the opportunity to stir up a Twitter storm.
NBC News' Claudio Lavanga reports on what life's like for a VAMP - Vatican accredited media personnel - on the Pope's trip to South America.
Up to 3,500 circus animals will reportedly be freed from performing under the big top thanks to the law.
The euro fell sharply in Asia-Pacific trading after Greeks looked to have overwhelmingly rejected European Union austerity measures.